Documents Relating to New Zealand's Participation in the Second World War 1939–45: Volume I
130 — The Prime Minister of Australia to the Prime Minister of New Zealand
The Prime Minister of Australia to the Prime Minister of New Zealand
Further to my telegram of 1 May (No. 126). The Commonwealth Government has decided that the embarkation of the third convoy should proceed as arranged. By the time it reaches Fremantle, at the latest, the appreciation asked for from the United Kingdom Government should have been received and a decision reached by the Commonwealth Government as to the destination of the AIF. From your telegram of 1 May,2 it has been noted that you did not consider the situation at present warranted postponement of the convoy's departure.