30 October

Native Land Court created

1865 Native Land Court created

The Native Land Court was one of the key products of the 1865 Native Lands Act. It converted traditional communal landholdings into individual titles, making it easier for Pākehā to purchase Māori land. Read more...
Massive prohibition petition presented to Parliament

1918 Massive prohibition petition presented to Parliament

Prohibition supporters presented Parliament with a petition containing more than 240,000 signatures demanding an end to the manufacture and sale of alcohol in New Zealand. Read more...