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John Walker is one of New Zealand's track heroes. His athletic career was punctuated by memorable performances and noted for its longevity
More British were killed at 'Bloody Rangiriri' than in any other battle of the New Zealand Wars. But their victory opened the Waikato basin to the Imperial forces. more...
Taranaki and Waikato wars - New Zealand WarsRangiriri NZ Wars cemetery archRangiriri NZ Wars army memorialRangiriri - war in WaikatoRangiriri pā - roadside storiesMercer's unusual memorial - roadside storiesRangiriri
28 July 1893 Women's suffrage petition presented
29 July 1981 Police baton anti-tour protestors near Parliament
30 July 1979 Carless days introduced
31 July 1976 John Walker wins gold in Montreal
1 August 1987 Māori becomes official language
2 August 1992 Barbara Kendall wins gold at Barcelona
3 August 1941 Finnish barque Pamir seized as war prize