This page contains a broad outline as to how the material on the Vietnam War could be used by teachers and learners studying history at NCEA Level 1 and in particular the popular topic of New Zealand's Search for Security 1945-1985.
Students in particular will find this to be a concise summary that will assist them with revision.
We welcome feedback.
Those few New Zealanders who experienced combat in Vietnam at first hand were left with a searing legacy. New Zealand's Vietnam veterans, like their Australian and American counterparts, have had to adjust to various problems associated with fighting in an unpopular war.