13 April

National Council of Women formed

1896 National Council of Women formed

Three years after New Zealand became the first self-governing country in which all women could vote, representatives of 11 women’s groups met in Christchurch’s Provincial Council Buildings to form the National Council of Women. Read more...
First kōhanga reo opens

1982 First kōhanga reo opens

Pukeatua Kōhanga Reo, in Wainuiomata, Lower Hutt, accepted its first intake of tamariki on Easter Tuesday in 1982 Read more...