The independence of New Zealand is a matter of continued academic and social
debate. ... New Zealand became a self-governing colony in 1853 following the
passage of the New Zealand Constitution Act ...
New Zealand does not have an Independence Day to celebrate – the ... 1840,
when the Treaty of Waitangi was signed, New Zealand became a colony of
Aug 28, 2007 ... New Zealand did not obtain 'Dominion status' until 1907, but this also ... As the
sum of official external relations conducted by a country, ... Niue and Tokelau
became New Zealand protectorates in 1905 and 1926 respectively.
Mar 12, 2016 ... A chronology of key events: c. 1200-1300 AD - Ancestors of the Maori arrive by
canoe from other parts of Polynesia. Their name for the country ...
They also asked William to become their 'parent' and 'Protector' and thanked him
... that if Britain did not intervene in New Zealand, another country might do so.
Like other countries, Independence Day of New Zealand is celebrated with great
fervor ... pointed out that this treaty did not allow total sovereignty to New Zealand
. Further, in 1853 New Zealand became a self-governing colony with an elected ...
New Zealand officially became a separate colony of the United Kingdom,
severing its link to New South Wales. North, South and Stewart islands were to
On May 3rd, 1841, New Zeland was declared a British colony. ... They did not fail
to contrast the rapid alienation of their land with the slow improvement of their
condition, and they feared ... Will the Maoris ever want to become 'assimilated'?
He visited the country twice more, in 1773–74 and in 1777. ... When New
Zealand became a British territory in 1840, it was divided into two provinces.
The Dutchman Abel Tasman sighted New Zealand in 1642 in his search for the
southern ... Did you know: ... A well-watered and fertile mountainous island
country in the South Pacific, New Zealand consists of two large ... of which the
moa, adzebill and flightless goose have become extinct – and reduced the forest