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  Nzealand - New Zealand History Timeline
New Zealand becomes first country in the world to let its native people vote.
Greenpeace vessel, the Rainbow Warrior is sunk by French agents at Auckland, leaving New Zealanders forever sour at the French.
New Zealand and the Black Magic boat, beat the USA to win the America's Cup (Yachting), the world's oldest sporting trophy.
homepages.paradise.net.nz /nzealand/history.html   (364 words)

  New Zealand - Uncyclopedia
New Zealand is often referred to as the 8th state of Australia.
With a population of almost 56, New Zealand is often referred to as New Z-land, mainly due to the difficulty citizens of America have wuth pronouncing 'Zed'.
New Zealand has the most beautiful sheep in the world and is the envy of all nations, many of whose male citizens are tempted by the these woolly sirens.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/New_Zealand   (3327 words)

 Timeline of New Zealand history - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
New Zealand Expeditionary Force is despatched to Egypt.
New Zealand Division in the Battle of the Somme.
Statute of Westminster adopted by New Zealand Parliament.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Timeline_of_New_Zealand_history   (4000 words)

 New Zealand gifts, New Zealand jewelry, posters, New Zealand souvenirs, Maori design bone pendants, pounamu ...
On first arriving to New Zealand, the Maori found that the place lacked mammals for hunting and eating (there are no Native mammals to New Zealand except for bats and marine mammals).
Purhaps news of this around Europe put off further explorations to New Zealand as it wasnt until the 6th of October 1769 that Captain Cook onboard his ship the endevour arrived in New Zealand.
This cause tensions between the European and the native Maori's and a series of battles occured during the 1860's which are known as the New Zealand land wars.
www.silverfernz.com /newzealandhistory.asp   (1155 words)

Before Polynesians arrive in New Zealand the land is covered in forest, grasses, alpine plants and swamplands.
After British citizens begin living in New Zealand there is a call for the conduct of British residents toward Maori to be regulated.
The colonising schemes of the New Zealand Company concern about the future of Maori, and some concern regarding the intentions of the French, lead the Colonial Office in England to send Captain William Hobson to the Bay of islands to arrange a treaty' of colonisation with Maori chiefs.
www.maf.govt.nz /MAFnet/schools/kits/ourland/timeline/timelin1.htm   (1154 words)

 The colonisation of New Zealand - New Zealand in History
In spite of this, on de Thierry's arrival in New Zealand the Hokianga chiefs generously offered him a smaller portion of land, on the understanding that he renounce his claim to the 40.000 acres in the deed of sale.
The new flag was voted, and was also hoisted and flown on land, at the Bay of Islands.
New Zealand timeline - Land ownership and settlement before 1840 to 1995 (from the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry)
history-nz.org /colonisation.html   (1288 words)

 New Zealand Give Vote To Women
New Zealand's Upper House, the Legislative Council, approved the Electoral Bill by 20 votes to 18 and it now only requires the signature of the new Governor of New Zealand, Lord Glasgow, to allow the historic legislation to pass into the law books.
New Zealand, a state with less than half a million souls, has, by this measure, shown the way to the rest of the Western World.
The New Zealand premier appointed known opponents of women's suffrage to the Legislative Council in an attempt to secure the Electoral Bill's defeat.
www.dailypast.com /oceania/new-zealand-women-vote.shtml   (711 words)

 History of the Vote
New Zealand's first parliamentary elections were held in 1853.
But over the next half century New Zealand was to become one of the most democratic nations in the world.
In 1993 New Zealanders voted in a referendum to change their voting system from the traditional first-past-the-post (FPP) method to Mixed Member Proportional representation (MMP).
www.elections.org.nz /history.html   (243 words)

 Timeline of events - New Zealand in History
Son of French escapees from the French Revolution, Baron Charles Philippe Hippolyte de Thierry returns to New Zealand with a group of French colonists, after having bought land from Hokianga chiefs.
William Hobson is instructed to establish British rule in New Zealand, which initially becomes a dependency of New South Wales.
New Zealand timeline - Land ownership and settlement before 1840 - 1995 (from the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry)
history-nz.org /timeline.html   (944 words)

 New Zealand in History
From 1840 New South Wales laws applied to New Zealand, and new laws passed by the New South Wales Legislative Council took effect in New Zealand as well.
New Zealand became part of the British Empire, and the Queen was able to delegate powers to a Governor.
In 1947 New Zealand adopted the Statute of Westminster, and a short time later, in 1950, abolished the Upper House of Parliament which had been created by the Imperial Act of 1852.
history-nz.org /annexation.html   (657 words)

 The New Zealand Company - New Zealand in History
As early as 1825 a George Lambton had sent agents to New Zealand who were alleged to have bought land in Cloudy Bay, Stewart Island, and also in the North Island of New Zealand.
Before leaving, the future settlers agreed to a code of law by which they would be governed until Britain officially took over New Zealand, and this in spite of warnings by the British Government that The New Zealand Company was operating illegally, and that any land title claims could not be guaranteed as legal.
It was when the many shiploads of settlers started disembarking on New Zealand soil that the Māori realised the significance of the European conception of land sale, and the subsequent claim to ownership.
history-nz.org /colonisation1.html   (1441 words)

 Food Timeline: food history & historic recipes
Food history presents a complicated buffet of popular lore and contradictory facts.
Lynne Olver, reference librarian and IACP member, in response to students, parents and teachers who frequently asked for help locating food history and period recipes at the Morris County Library (Whippany, NJ).
As with most historical topics, there are some conflicting stories in the field of food history.
www.foodtimeline.org   (909 words)

 BBC NEWS | World | Asia-Pacific | Country profiles | Timeline: New Zealand
Auckland: New Zealand's largest city and a major port
1950 - Troops from New Zealand serve with UN forces in the 1950-53 Korean War.
The apology is made at a ceremony in Samoa marking 40 years of independence.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/asia-pacific/country_profiles/1138430.stm   (648 words)

 Stanford GSB History: New Zealand Tour Becomes Spring Break Classroom
New Zealand was the first country to enact a "cradle to grave" welfare system.
The thing that strikes us quickly about New Zealand is how small and accessible the country seems compared to the United States.
The class has a visitor, the CEO of Smiths City Market, the firm that was highlighted as the outstanding New Zealand company in Theory K (a Kiwi version of In Search of Excellence).
www.gsb.stanford.edu /history/timeline/trip_newzealand.html   (860 words)

 New Zealand History - How NZ was Discovered and named by Abel Tasman   (Site not responding. Last check: )
On 13th December 1642, the coast of New Zealand came into view, and Tasman noted in his journal "groot hooch verheven landt" (a large land, uplifted high).
The area of New Zealand which Tasman sighted was in the vicinity of the coast between modern Hokitika and Okarito, on the west coast of the South Island.
The very first time the name "New Zealand" appeared in history was in 1620, when the Dutch ship "Duyfken" set off on a search for gold and riches, rumoured to be somewhere in the Spice Islands region.
www.newzealandatoz.com /abeltasman.php   (1661 words)

 Learn about New Zealand history
Although New Zealand is quite young, it has an interesting history with both Maori and European heritage.
Abel Tasman was the first European to discover New Zealand, but it was after Captain James Cook began navigating the country in 1769 that migration really began to occur, especially after the Treaty of Waitangi was signed in 1840 (which turned New Zealand into a British colony).
Since the mid-1980s, New Zealand has been a nuclear free zone with armed forces focused on peacekeeping in the Pacific region.
www.internationalcircuit.com /new-zealand/history.php   (354 words)

As no such body existed in New Zealand, the enquiry was handed on to Mr G.S Bright, who was operating a rink at the time.
This proved to be a turning point in NZ artistic skating, as our new international representatives, had been introduced to new dances and styles of skating, which they brought home, and as a result the standard of skating in NZ improved dramatically.
Records indicate that the NZRSA had just under two thirds of the registered skaters in New Zealand, while the ARSANZ musted just under one third of the skaters, they had a much smaller region to draw upon, consisting mainly of the central north island, However they Ran most of the out door rinks.
www.geocities.com /rollerskatinghistory   (765 words)

 New Zealand History Websites
Timeframes The picture archives of the National Library of New Zealand have some useful images of the early days in New Zealand in general that would be useful.
New Zealand Ancient and Modern History has some very worthwhile links to a range of New Zealand topics that are very useful.
The New Zealand High commission has a New Zealand History Timeline which could be quite useful for a variety of classroom activities.
education.otago.ac.nz /NZLNet/socialstudies/NZHistory.html   (171 words)

 Timeline New Zealand
1350 Maori ancestors arrived at New Zealand on seven legendary canoes from Hawaiki, the mother-island of the east Polynesians.
In 2002 New York financier John Griffin bought the headland, as part of a 1,500-acre farm for which he paid $1.8 million and agreed to donate some of the headland to the government to ease tribal sensitivities.
Her tasks included settling a New Zealand fine for the scrapped F-16 deal to purchase 28 fighters for $500 million.
timelines.ws /countries/NEWZEALAND.HTML   (2877 words)

 environmental history timeline information -- environmental history timeline   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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Environmental History Timeline Place cursor on circle beneath dates to read events in those years or on face to read about that person.
www.fohnenvironmental.info /environmentalhistorytimeline   (891 words)

 World History Compass, Australian and New Zealand History
Situated in Sydney, the Parliament of New South Wales is the oldest Parliament in Australia.
History of the industrial labour movement in New Zealand.
Pioneers in New Zealand and the South Pacific
www.worldhistorycompass.com /austral.htm   (579 words)

 Timeline of environmental history of New Zealand - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
New Zealand declared nuclear free by Labour Government.
New Zealand Department of Conservation publishes "Karst Management Guidelines" to assist with cave and karst protection.
New Zealand Waste Strategy released by the Ministry for the Environment.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Timeline_of_environmental_history_of_New_Zealand   (1526 words)

 Complete 911 Timeline
These new timeline entries have been included in a new ’military exercises’ category.
This timeline is meant to be a comprehensive resource for anyone attempting to understand 9/11 and the “war on terrorism” in general.
One of the strengths of this timeline is that it contains important nuggets of information that have been rescued from the obscurity of back page reporting and placed in their proper historical contexts.
www.cooperativeresearch.org /project.jsp?project=911_project   (2674 words)

 New Zealand History - The Treaty of Waitangi   (Site not responding. Last check: )
New Zealand History - The Treaty of Waitangi
In consideration thereof Her Majesty the Queen of England extends to the Natives of New Zealand Her royal protection and imparts to them all the Rights and Privileges of British Subjects.
The Queen of England agrees to protect the chiefs, the subtribes and all the people of New Zealand in the unqualified exercise of their chieftainship over their lands, villages and all their treasures.
www.newzealandatoz.com /thetreatyofwaitangi.php   (847 words)

 IBM Research | Projects | Antivirus Research | Timeline
Reportedly, around this time, Stoned (the first MBR infector) was written by a student at the University of Wellington in New Zealand and the Vienna Virus was written by an Austrian high school student.
A buggy, bloated new virus appeared in the wild in the Washington, DC area that was called SatanBug.
While this new type of virus required a rethinking of viruses, it actually also breathed new life into the anti-virus field.
www.research.ibm.com /antivirus/timeline.htm   (3910 words)

 nztvdb.tripod.com | Timeline & History
New Zealand’s official Television transmission on Auckland regional station AKTV-2 begins at 7.30pm with a 2 and 1/2 hour opening show.
In 2001 the show was one of the first TV shows to be screened in the new Wide-screen format.
, New Zealand's first woman of broadcasting dies of a Brain Tumour, she was 57.
nztvdb.tripod.com /timeline_history.htm   (1372 words)

 The New Zealand Wars - Parihaka - New Zealand in History
Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand Te Puna Mätauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any reuse of this image.
In handcuffs, both were transported to New Plymouth jail.
Te Whiti was considered as one of the most charismatic speakers in the history of New Zealand.
history-nz.org /parihaka.html   (1214 words)

 Aotearoa New Zealand History Timeline
This timeline provides a broad overview of key events in seven aspects of New Zealand history.
For some events we provide links to web based resources including units on
Click on an icon above to start using the timeline, and use the up and down arrows to scroll through different years.
www.tki.org.nz /r/socialscience/curriculum/SSOL/timeline/timeline.php   (51 words)

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