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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
The ‘Battle of Featherston Street’ occurred in Wellington, with some of the most violent street fighting of the 1913 Great Strike. more...
The 1913 strike in Wellington
Parihaka had come to symbolise protest gainst the confiscation of Māori land. Its leaders, Te Whiti O Rongomai and Tohu Kakahi, were arrested and exiled until March 1883.
Prophets and colonists - New Zealand WarsTohu KakahiPai MārireTe WhitiJohn Hall
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