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NZ History online, Politics & Government
 
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1. 53 Education + Information.
2. 51 Government.
Keywords:Explore some of the key moments in New Zealands political and constitutional history, including major electoral reforms and the transition from colony to dominion.
Political and constitutional timeline
Flags of New Zealand
Women and the vote
Maori and the vote
Dominion status
more...
Treaty of Waitangi
Ever since its signing in 1840, the Treaty of Waitangi has continued to make an indelible mark on the national story.
The Treaty in brief
Read the Treaty
Making the Treaty
Waitangi Day
Treaty timeline
more...
Protest and reform
How have economic, social and political protests helped bring about major reforms in the way New Zealanders work and live?
1981 Springbok tour
Nuclear-free New Zealand
Homosexual law reform
Labour Day
1951 waterfront dispute
more...
Maori leadership
Discover how Maori have mobilised over time against Pakeha encroachment on their land and culture.
Maori King movement origins
Maori King movement - 1860-94
Pai Marire
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The Governors
Who are our Governors-General and what is New Zealand's relationship with the British monarchy they represent?
History of the Governor-General
Governors and Governors-General
Notes for My Successor
Viceregal visiting
Empire Day
more...
Parliament and the people
Explore Parliament in word, sound, film, cartoon, postcard and photograph. Take a virtual tour through its buildings and grounds via interactive panoramas.
The House of Representatives
Parliament's people
Parliament Buildings
Parliament's culture and traditions
Premiers and Prime Ministers
more...
The work of government
The shape and work of government has changed over time to reflect evolving social expectations.
Assisted immigration, 1947-75
State housing
Working with statistics
more...
New Zealand in the world
Despite its isolation and small size, New Zealand has played an active role in international affairs, especially since the Second World War
Antarctica and New Zealand
The Cold War
New Zealand and the United Nations
New Zealand in Samoa
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Culture and Society
PRE-1840 CONTACT
HOLIDAYS AND EVENTS
CRIME AND PUNISHMENT
DISASTERS
ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT
HEALTH AND WELFARE
IMMIGRATION
TRANSPORT
DECADE STUDIES
SPORT
LIFESTYLE
PLACES
THE GREAT OUTDOORS
MEMORIALS
Politics and Government
POLITICAL MILESTONES
PROTEST AND REFORM
TREATY OF WAITANGI
MAORI LEADERSHIP
THE GOVERNORS
PARLIAMENT'S PEOPLE
WORK OF GOVERNMENT
NZ IN THE WORLD

War and Society
NZ'S INTERNAL WARS
SOUTH AFRICAN WAR
FIRST WORLD WAR
SECOND WORLD WAR
POST SECOND WORLD WAR
OTHER CONFLICTS
WAR MEMORIALS

The Classroom
NCEA LEVEL 1 HISTORY
NCEA LEVEL 2 HISTORY
NCEA LEVEL 3 HISTORY
SOCIAL STUDIES LEVELS 4 AND 5
PRIMARY SCHOOL HISTORY
LINKS AND RESOURCES
Hands On History
LINKS AND RESOURCES
HISTORY GUIDES

Media Library
INTERACTIVES
VIDEOS
SOUNDS
PHOTOS

General
SITE INFORMATION
QUIZZES
CALENDAR
BIOGRAPHIES
Other MCH websites