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New Zealand wars

The New Zealand Wars were a series of battles and smaller conflicts that took place between the 1840s and the 1870s in the North Island of New Zealand. Desp... Entry last updated: 01/11/17

Springbok Rugby Tour 1981

In 1981 the South African rugby team, the Springboks, came to tour New Zealand. They had toured before, but the South African apartheid system was causing... Entry last updated: 16/10/17

Nuclear-free New Zealand

New Zealand is a nuclear-free zone, which means no nuclear weapons or nuclear powered ships are allowed in our territory. Find out how New Zealanders protes... Entry last updated: 18/09/17

Dawn Raids (New Zealand)

In the 1970s the New Zealand police went to the homes of Pacific Islanders who they believed had overstayed their visas or work permits. Many people were ... Entry last updated: 09/10/17

Canterbury earthquakes 2010-2011

At 4:35 am on 4 September 2010, an earthquake measuring 7.1 on the Richter Scale shook Christchurch west, in the Canterbury region causing damage to house... Entry last updated: 18/09/17
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