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Tahupōtiki Wiremu Rātana, of Ngāti Apa and Ngā Rauru, founded the Rātana Church, which remains a major religious and political force today
New Zealand's first female military personnel were complemented within 18 months by the members of the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps and the Women's Royal Naval Service. more...
Counting the cost - NZ in the Second World WarKitty KainOverview: 1913-1945 - Royal New Zealand Air ForceRNZAF timeline - Royal New Zealand Air Force
21 April 1961 First Golden Shears competition
22 April 1936 Rātana and Labour seal alliance
23 April 1979 Blair Peach killed in London
24 April 1922 New Zealand's first poppy day
25 April 1915 NZ troops land at Gallipoli
26 April 1943 NZ ship torpedoed in Tasman
27 April 1893 Death of Premier John Ballance