Selected anniversaries 2014-2018

Celebrating or commemorating anniversaries is a popular way to mark significant events in New Zealand history. We've provided a list of anniversary milestones coming up in the next few years. If you have other suggestions please add them as community contributions at the end of the page.

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How to cite this page

'Selected anniversaries 2014-2018', URL: https://nzhistory.govt.nz/handsonhistory/significant-anniversaries, (Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated 13-Aug-2014

Community contributions

5 comments have been posted about Selected anniversaries 2014-2018

What do you know?

G.S. Morris

Posted: 29 Sep 2014

April 2015: is actually the 75 Anniversary of Air New Zealand. It was only a name change (from TEAL) in 1965.

2 November 2018: The 150th anniversary of New Zealand adopting Greenwich mean time, in 1868. Britain did not fully adopt it until 1880.

Anon

Posted: 15 May 2014

Two other events for the 2017 listing:
* September 26, 2017- 110th Anniversary of New Zealand proclaiming Dominion status.
* November 25, 2017- 70th Anniversary of New Zealand adopting the Statute of Westminster 1931, becoming a fully independent state.

Koli

Posted: 26 Apr 2014

2015 - 30th Anniversary of the sinking of the Rainbow Warrior.

2017 - 115th Anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Vereeniging (Also known as the Peace of Vereeniging) which eded the 2nd Boer War.

Fran

Posted: 24 Mar 2014

Another event for the 2017 listing is: 50th anniversary of the New Zealand Society of Genealogists (1967).

Kathleen Haskell

Posted: 18 Mar 2014

125 year Anniversary of Grand Lodge of New Zealand, Freemasons