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  • Ambulances and First Aid: St John in Christchurch 1885–1987, (The Order of St John Christchurch, 1994) ISBN   0-473-02517-5
  • Black November: The 1918 influenza pandemic in New Zealand , (with assistance from Linda Bryder), (Canterbury University Press, 2005, 2nd edition), ISBN   1-877257-35-4
  • Christchurch Changing: An illustrated history, (Canterbury University Press, 1st Ed. 1999, 2nd Ed. 2008) ISBN   978-0-908812-53-0
  • Christchurch Crimes 1850 – 75: Scandal and skullduggery in port and town, (Canterbury University Press, 2012) ISBN   978-1-927145-39-5
  • Christchurch Crimes and Scandals 1876 – 99, (Canterbury University Press, 2013) ISBN   978-1-927145-51-7
  • Christchurch in the Nineties: A Chronology, (Canterbury University Press, 2002) ISBN   0-473-08238-1
  • Heaton Rhodes of Otahuna, (Canterbury University Press, 2nd Ed. 2008) ISBN   978-1-877257-65-0
  • The Life of the Fourth Earl of Rochford: Eighteenth-century Anglo-Dutch Courtier, Diplomat and Statesman, (Edwin Mellen Press, 2010) ISBN   978-0-7734-1300-9
  • Lyttelton: Port and Town: an illustrated history , (Canterbury University Press, 2004) ISBN   1-877257-24-9
  • Rhodes on Cashmere: a history of the Rhodes Memorial Convalescent Home, (Hawthorne Press, 2005) ISBN   0-473-10261-7
  • Victoria Square: Cradle of Christchurch, (Canterbury University Press, 2014) ISBN   978-1-927145-58-6
  • Cricketing Colonists: The Brittan Brothers in Early Canterbury , (with assistance from Frances Ryman), (Canterbury University Press, 2015) ISBN   978-1-927145-68-5
  • That Terrible Time: Eye-witness accounts of the 1918 influenza pandemic in New Zealand , (Hawthorne Press, 2018) ISBN   978-0-473-44749-6
  • A Scientific Welsh Eye Surgeon: the short life of Llewellyn Powell MD (1843–79), Christchurch’s First Public Health Medical Officer (Christchurch, Hawthorne Press and Cotter Medical History Trust, 2020) ISBN   978-0-473-54361-7
  • The Life of Leslie Averill MD: First into Le Quesnoy: Battles, Babies and Boardrooms with Colin Averill (Christchurch: Dorincourt Press, 2018) ISBN   978-0-473-45269-8
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    2. 1 2 3 School of Humanities Staff Profile – Geoffrey Rice – University of Canterbury
    3. "CHF – About – 2016–2017 Executive". Canterbury History Foundation. Retrieved 17 November 2018.
    4. Rice, G., (1993). The Oxford History of New Zealand. Oxford University Press. ISBN   978-0-19-558257-4
    5. "The J. M. Sherrard Awards in New Zealand Regional and Local History" (PDF). University of Canterbury. Canterbury Historical Association. Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 February 2018. Retrieved 25 April 2018.
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    8. Rice, G. W., Palmer, E. (1993) Pandemic Influenza in Japan, 1918–19: Mortality, Patterns and Official Responses, Journal of Japanese Studies, v. 19, n. 2, pp 389–420
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    12. Wilson, Nick; Oliver, Jane; Rice, Geoff; Summer, Jennifer A.; Baker, Michael G.; Waller, Michael; Shanks, G. Dennis (15 September 2014). "Age-Specific Mortality During the 1918–19 Influenza Pandemic and Possible Relationship to the 1889–92 Influenza Pandemic". Journal of Infectious Diseases. 210 (6): 993–995. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiu191 . PMID   24676203 . Retrieved 25 April 2018.
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    19. "New Year honours list 2021". Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. 31 December 2020. Retrieved 31 December 2020.
    Geoffrey Rice

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    Rice in 2021
    Born
    Geoffrey Wayne Rice

    1946 (age 7576)
    Taumarunui, New Zealand
    Known forStudy of Christchurch history and the 1918 Influenza Pandemic
    TitleEmeritus Professor
    Academic background
    Alma mater University of Canterbury
    Thesis An aspect of European diplomacy in the mid-eighteenth century: the diplomatic career of the fourth Earl of Rochford at Turin, Madrid, and Paris, 1749–1768  (1973)