Events In History


A frontier of chaos?

  • A frontier of chaos?

    In the years before the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi, relations between Māori and Europeans were marred by a number of high-profile incidents.

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  • Page 7 - KororārekaThe missionaries divided the Europeans who came to New Zealand in the early 19th century into two groups: the agents of virtue (themselves) and the agents of vice (almost everyone
  • War Regulations issued on 21 September 1916 gave the police new powers to close down ‘houses of ill fame’ (brothels) and imprison those running or living in them for up to six months