9 November

White New Zealand policy introduced

1920 White New Zealand policy introduced

The Immigration Restriction Amendment Act 1920 required immigrants to apply for a permanent residence permit before they arrived in New Zealand. Read more...
Cook observes transit of Mercury

1769 Cook observes transit of Mercury

James Cook helped his astronomer Charles Green observe the transit of Mercury at Te Whanganui-o-Hei (Mercury Bay), Coromandel Peninsula. Read more...