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   Roll of The New Zealand 1845-66 Medal to the Royal Navy

New Zealand Medal This medal sanctioned in 1869 was awarded to surviving officers and men who faced the enemy during the New Zealand Wars 1845-47 and 1860-66. Less than 300 medals were awarded to the RN and RM for the first war and slightly more than 900 medals awarded to the RN and RM for the second war. The medal is one of the more complex of the British campaign series due to the different reverses which correspond to the dates of the recipients services.

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Ship Survival Rates

1st War

Ship Roll Noted %
Calliope 62 28 45.2%
Castor 69 30 43.5%
Driver 10 4 40.0%
Elphinstone 6 2 33.3%
Hazard 35 22 62.9%
Inflexible 20 12 60.0%
North Star 41 17 41.5%
Osprey 11 6 54.5%
Racehorse 37 19 51.4%

2nd War

Ship Roll Noted %
Brisk 13 2 15.4%
Cordelia 29 16 55.2%
Curacoa 189 50 26.5%
Eclipse 75 29 38.7%
Esk 119 40 33.6%
Falcon 12 6 50.0%
Harrier 80 19 23.8%
Himalaya 1 0 0.0%
Iris 72 27 37.5%
Miranda 91 24 26.4%
Niger 66 27 40.9%
Pelorus 116 40 34.5%
Victoria 40 4 10.0%
Total (Both Wars) 1194 424 35.5%
1st War 291 140 48.1%
2nd War 903 284 31.5%