Story: Cold War

Singapore headquarters

Singapore headquarters

This bird's-eye view shows the New Zealand Defence Force headquarters in Singapore in 1975. A New Zealand infantry battalion was stationed in Singapore at the end of the Malayan Emergency in 1960 and remained there until it was recalled home in 1989 – the year the Berlin Wall came down.

Using this item

Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP-Defence-Army-02

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

All images & media in this story

How to cite this page:

Gerald Hensley, 'Cold War - South-East Asia, 1955 to 1975', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 20 May 2022)

Story by Gerald Hensley, published 20 Jun 2012