Events In History


British & Irish immigration, 1840-1914

Governors and Governors-General

The 1920s

  • The 1920s

    The 1920s was the decade that modern New Zealand came of age. Despite political and economic uncertainty, the country shrugged off the gloom of war to embrace the Jazz Age - an era of speed, power and glamour. Explore an overview of the decade and a year-by-year breakdown of key events.

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  • Maning, Frederick Edward

    Writer Frederick Maning lived as part of a Māori tribe in the Hokianga. His descriptions of life in the north during the early 19th century have become New Zealand literary classics.