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McKenzie's early memory of evicted crofters shaped his whole life's philosophy and his land-reform work in the Liberal government of the 1890s.
The 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month marks the moment when hostilities ceased on the Western Front in 1918, following the signing of the Armistice
New Zealand goes to war - First World War overviewArmistice Day - remembering the 1918 influenza pandemicArmistice DayNew Zealand in 1918First World War timelineArmistice and occupation of Germany map
New Zealand’s finest pre-war passenger liner, the Union Steam Ship Company’s Awatea, was sunk by German and Italian bombers after landing Allied troops on the North
The Merchant Navy in the Second World WarUnder the Southern Cross - the Merchant Navy
14 April 1932 Unemployed riots rock Queen Street
15 April 1868 First Māori MPs elected to Parliament
16 April 1892 NZ Rugby Union founded
17 April 1880 First inter-city brass band contest
18 April 1847 Gilfillan killings near Whanganui
19 April 1884 Royal honour awarded to NZ woman for first time
20 April 1958 Mormon temple opens in Hamilton