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  • Declaration of Independence(315 clicks)
  • Dictionary of New Zealand Biography(155 clicks)
    This website contains over 3,000 biographies of New Zealanders who have 'made their mark' on this country. It does not include people who are alive.
  • Henry Morgan's Diary(158 clicks)
    This document was prepared from a photocopy of the original manuscript, written 140 years after the first entry in Henry Morgan's diary and 84 years after his death. FORWARD TO THE DIARY OF HENRY MORGAN ( DOB. 23 December 1833 ) Which was begun in July, 1856, includes recollections of his experiences crossing the U.S.A at the age of 18, from March, 1852, and ends with his last wobbly entries in July, 1908.
  • Instructions to Captain Hobson, HM Consul to New Zealand(155 clicks)
    concerning his duty as Lieutenant Governor of New Zealand as a part of the Colony of New South Wales, dated 14 August 1839.
  • Maori(134 clicks)
    The ancestors of the Maori were a Polynesian people originating from south-east Asia. Some historians trace the early Polynesian settlers of New Zealand as migrating from today's China, making the long voyage traveling via Taiwan, through the South Pacific and on to Aotearoa (New Zealand).
  • Maori Culture(185 clicks)
    An exhibit on the Maori people, long term inhabitants of New Zealand
  • New Zealand and the Great War, 1914-1918(153 clicks)
    Bibliography, genealogy, roles of New Zealanders in WWI.
  • New Zealand Culture(235 clicks)
  • New Zealand History(157 clicks)
    Ancient and Modern History. Detailed.
  • New Zealand National Archives(231 clicks)
    Chief repository of historical documents
  • New Zealand Regional History(131 clicks)
    Regions and cities.
  • Newspapers(172 clicks)
    Links to New Zealand newspapers.
  • NZ/US History(181 clicks)
  • Scott Base, 1957-2007(177 clicks)
    The 50th anniversary of Scott Base is a magnificent period in the history of New Zealandís activity in Antarctica, as we relive the adventure and trials and tribulations of the many hardy souls, who have carved out our place in this icy location.
  • The Declaration of Independence, Taming the Frontier(180 clicks)
    28 October 1835
  • The New Zealand Wars(139 clicks)
    "The buildup from 1835 through to the sacking of Kororareka and the great battles of Puketutu, Ohaeawai and Ruapekapeka in 1845 and 1846."
  • The Trail of Waitangi(144 clicks)
    "Eye-witness accounts of people and circumstances at the time that the [Waitangi] Treaty was signed."
  • The Treaty of Waitangi 1840(154 clicks)
    "The Treaty of Waitangi is seen as the founding document of the nation of New Zealand. It was signed in 1840 by representatives of the British Crown and Maori chiefs."