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Pistols at dawn in 1844 on this day in history

On this day in history it was pistols at dawn between two lawyers resulting in the death of one of them in Thorndon, Wellington. New Zealand History online is an awesome reputable source of New Zealand historical information as are … Continue reading

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The Bad Old Days

  Students studying at Wellington Public Library. Negatives of the Evening Post newspaper. Ref: EP/1958/3627-F. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. http://natlib.govt.nz/records/23257782 These library rules date from about 1913 – the very early days of CPIT’s library. They’re an interesting insight … Continue reading

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ANZAC Day – Wednesday 25th April 2012

Christchurch’s ANZAC Day dawn ceremony will be held in Cranmer Square, and will begin at 6.15am. Traditionally this service has been held in Cathedral Square. The Returned and Services’ Association  hold the annual service to commemorate New Zealanders killed in war and … Continue reading

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On this day in November…

This is a small collection of historical events that occurred during the month of November. The information was gathered from diverse sources such as Te Ara, New Zealand History Online and On this day in New Zealand. Explore the timeline.

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