28 October

Declaration of Independence signed by northern chiefs

1835 Declaration of Independence signed by northern chiefs

Thirty-four northern chiefs signed a Declaration of Independence at a hui called by the British Resident, James Busby. Read more...
First Labour Day celebrations

1890 First Labour Day celebrations

The first Labour Day celebrated the struggle for an eight-hour working day. Parades in the main centres were attended by several thousand trade union members and supporters. Read more...