Womens Christian Temperance Union New Zealand


New Zealand

References and Links

New Zealand WCTU and other Temperance history references

Jeanne Wood, A Challenge not a Truce
a History of the New Zealand Women’s Christian Temperance Union, 1885-1985 (Nelson, NZ: the Union, [1986?].

Sarah Dalton, The Pure in Heart
The New Zealand Women’s Christian Temperance Union and Social Purity, 1885-1930
(M.A. thesis, Victoria University of Wellington, 1993).

Jolene A. McKay, The Tie that Binds
Christianity in the New Zealand Women’s Christian Temperance Union, 1885-1900
(B.A. honors thesis, University of Otago, 1995).

Paul Frederick McKimmey, “The Temperance Movement in New Zealand, 1835-1894”
(M.A. thesis, University of Auckland, 1968).

Peter John Leslie Skerman, “The Dry Era: A History of Prohibition in the King Country, 1884-1954”
(M.A. thesis, University of Auckland, 1972).

Anthony R. Grigg, “The Attack on the Citadels of Liquordom: A Study of the Prohibition Movement in New Zealand, 1894-1914”
(Ph.D. dissertation, University of Otago, 1977).

Kenneth J. Manson, When the Wine is Red: the New Zealand Temperance Alliance Centennial Review, 1886-1986
(Wellington, NZ: the Alliance, [1986]).

Anna Ruth Blackman, “The Righteousness which Exalteth a Nation: Prohibition in Dunedin, 1919-1923”
(B.A. honors thesis, University of Otago, 1987).

Craig Turney, “The New Zealand Alliance and Auckland, 1905-1920”
(M.A. thesis, University of Auckland, 1996).


Paul Christoffel, “Prohibition and the Myth of 1919,” New Zealand Journal of History 42/2
(Oct. 2008): 154-175.