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TODAY IN HISTORY
1893, 'King Dick' Seddon becomes premier
The 'Sallies' come to New Zealand
Two English Salvation Army officers landed at Port Chalmers to set up a New Zealand branch of the Christian evangelical movement.
Trades' Hall bombing
Caretaker and unionist Ernie Abbott was killed on 27 March 1984 by a bomb at Trades’ Hall in Wellington’s Vivian St.
This Week in History
'King Dick' Seddon becomes premier
First shipment of salmon and trout ova arrives
First European plough used in New Zealand
Marion du Fresne arrives in Bay of Islands
James Busby arrives in the Bay of Islands
Colonial troops invade the Urewera
Devastating landslide at Lake Taupō