Documents Relating to New Zealand's Participation in the Second World War 1939–45: Volume III
217 — The New Zealand Liaison Officer (London) to the Chief of the General Staff (Wellington)
The New Zealand Liaison Officer (London) to the Chief of the General Staff (Wellington)
Secret and personal for General Puttick.
With reference to New Zealand Government cable of 24 March [No. 216] and Dominions Office cable of 19 March [No. 213]. Message COS (W) 122 gave only those measures considered immediately essential as giving a reasonable standard of security for the islands mentioned and upon which action [was] to be completed forthwith. It did not represent the complete defence plan for New Zealand, a summary of which follows in my next succeeding cable.