New Zealand: New Zealand Cross 1869

Ribbon: Crimson.

Instituted: 10 March 1869 by the Governor of New Zealand, G.F. Bowen. Despite initial objections from Britain, awards continued until 1910.

Awarded: To members of the Militia, Volunteers and Armed Police for acts of bravery or devotion to duty on active service.

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