14 November

George Grey arrives in New Zealand

1845 George Grey arrives in New Zealand

Grey served two terms as Governor and later one as Premier. His most notable achievement in his first term as Governor (1845-53) was probably his management of the relationship between the Crown and Māori. Read more...

DPB legislation enacted

1973 DPB legislation enacted

The passage of the Social Security Amendment Act introduced the Domestic Purposes Benefit (DPB) to New Zealand’s social welfare system. Read more...