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New Zealand History

A Concise New Zealand History

ChaptersEdit

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PART 1: EARLY HISTORY:

  1. Polynesian Settlement of New Zealand (1300)
  2. Maori Culture and Lifestyle up to 1840 (1300-1840)
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PART 2: EUROPEAN EXPLORATION AND SETTLEMENT:

  1. First European Explorers to Discover New Zealand (1642-1800)
  2. A New Economy Introduced to New Zealand (1791-1840)
  3. Missionaries Dispatched to New Zealand (1814)
  4. The Treaty of Waitangi (1840)
  5. European Colonisation of New Zealand (1800s)
  6. The New Zealand Wars (1843-1872)
  7. Railways Introduced to New Zealand (1863-1873)
  8. The Colonial Government
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PART 3: NEW ZEALAND IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY:

  1. The Dawn of the Twentieth Century (1900-1914)
  2. New Zealand's Involvement in World War I (1914-1918)
  3. New Zealand in the Great Depression (1930s)
  4. New Zealand in World War II (1939-1945)
  5. Mid to Late Twentieth Century (1945-1999)
  6. Famous New Zealanders in the Twentieth Century
  7. Politics in the Twentieth Century

PART 4: NEW ZEALAND'S RECENT HISTORY:

  1. New Zealand's Recent History (2000-2007)
  2. New Zealand Prime Ministers at the Start of the Twenty First Century (1999-2008)
  3. New Zealand Government at the Turn of the Twenty First Century (2000-2008)

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External LinksEdit

There are two main comprehensive websites on New Zealand history: