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Māori Land March 1975

On 13 September 1975, around 5000 people marched from Te Hāpua in the North Island down to Wellington. This Māori land march or hīkoi (march) led by Ngāpuhi ... Entry last updated: 29/05/19

History (New Zealand)

Aotearoa New Zealand has a unique story involving a variety of people, places and events. In this entry we'll show you the best websites and books to use to ... Entry last updated: 12/04/17

Ballantyne's fire 1947

Ballantynes is a well-known department store in Christchurch. On 18 November 1947 a fire broke out in the store and many workers became trapped on the upper ... Entry last updated: 13/06/17

Tangiwai disaster 1953

Tangiwai was the site of what is considered to be the worst railway disaster in New Zealand's history. It happened on Christmas Eve 1953, when the passenger ... Entry last updated: 16/06/17

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 in... Entry last updated: 21/09/17

Animal pests (New Zealand)

An animal becomes a pest if it begins to cause considerable economic or environmental damage. Animal pests such as stoats, possums, deer, cats and mice were ... Entry last updated: 31/01/19

Victorian era

The Victorian era is the period when Queen Victoria was Queen of England. Her reign began on 20 June 1837 and ended when she died on 22 January 1901. Daily l... Entry last updated: 17/11/17

Jean Batten (1909 - 1982)

Jean Batten was an early New Zealand aviator. Gaining her pilot licence in 1930, she went on to break multiple records for fastest solo flights. She was famo... Entry last updated: 22/11/17

Holidays (New Zealand)

In New Zealand we have a number of different holidays throughout the year as well as school holidays. Some holidays are for particular regions (provincial ho... Entry last updated: 22/11/17

Vikings

Around the 9th century AD, Vikings traveled from Scandinavia to raid towns and settlements around Europe and the United Kingdom. These seafaring warriors fro... Entry last updated: 04/12/17
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