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Map showing the boundaries of League of Nations mandated areas in the Pacific.
The text of the 1920 League of Nations mandate setting out the terms under which the former German Samoa would come under New Zealand jurisdiction.
In January 1928 Mau policeman, dressed in a uniform of a purple lavalava with a white stripe, began enforcing a sā - ban - on European stores in Apia.
The League of Nations formally allocated New Zealand the Class C mandate of Western Samoa in December 1920. Samoan leaders were not consulted as other nations decided Samoa's future.
New Zealand was a founding member of the League of nations and was awarded German Samoa as a Mandated Territory by the League.
The war had a major impact on constitutional arrangements within the British Empire, and it affected New Zealand's international status.