Documents Relating to New Zealand's Participation in the Second World War 1939–45: Volume III
255 — The Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs to the Prime Minister of New Zealand
The Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs to the Prime Minister of New Zealand
My telegram of 23 December.
We have asked the Prime Minister1 personally to raise with the United States authorities the question of the defence of the South Pacific air route with a view to increased United States assistance, and our representatives have been instructed to inform him of the New Zealand Government's views.