Documents Relating to New Zealand's Participation in the Second World War 1939–45: Volume I
442 — The acting Prime Minister of New Zealand to the Prime Minister (Cairo) — [Extract]
The acting Prime Minister of New Zealand to the Prime Minister (Cairo)
I have just completed a short broadcast covering the news of the evacuation and extracts from your cable, for which many thanks. At present feeling in the Dominion is quiet and should remain so as I am arranging for all information that can be made public to be broadcast as soon as possible after its receipt. Parliament has been called for Tuesday of next week. Your presence in Egypt has strengthened us all. I am looking forward each day for the maximum of news that can be broadcast for public information….1
1 A personal message has been omitted.