New Zealand year by year in the twentieth century
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Published by Century Book in Dunedin [N.Z.] .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • New Zealand

Subjects:

  • New Zealand -- History -- 20th century -- Chronology.,
  • New Zealand -- History -- Chronology.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesNew Zealand year by year in the 20th century
Statementcompiled by Jim Sullivan.
GenreChronology.
ContributionsSullivan, Jim.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDU420.26 .N48 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination103 p. ;
Number of Pages103
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6854164M
ISBN 100473063484
LC Control Number00361673
OCLC/WorldCa44885489

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Throughout the 19th and much of the 20th century, the ‘homeland’ of Britain had an enormous influence on New Zealand. Government administration, education, and culture were largely built on British models. New Zealand troops fought, and suffered severe casualties in the Boer War and the two World Wars. A new concept of 'leisure time' appeared in the 20th century. Changes to working hours gave some people more time off. More people lived in towns where there were many places to spend hard-earned money. In the boom times of the s and years after the Second World War, leisure activities blossomed further. ‹Back to The Colonial Government. The Dawn of the Twentieth Century [] Major Events from to []. Second Boer War. By the beginning of the twentieth century, New Zealand was already engaged in its first overseas military campaign, the Second Boer War, in which it helped the British Empire fight against the two independent Boer republics, the Orange Free State and the South. Maori culture up to the year Discovery of New Zealand by Europeans. Early New Zealand economy and Missionaries in New Zealand. The Treaty of Waitangi. European colonisation, and conflict with the Maori people. Colonial, Twentieth Century and Modern Government. Important events in the twentieth century and recent times.

New Zealand Year By Year in the 20th Century, by Jim Sullivan Dunedin: Century Books, A4 softcover book, pages. New condition. POST FREE WITHIN NZ. • Maori culture up to the year • Discovery of New Zealand by Europeans. • Early New Zealand economy and Missionaries in New Zealand. • The Treaty of Waitangi. • European colonisation, and conflict with the Maori people. • Colonial, Twentieth Century and Modern Government.   Straight from the books of New Zealand art comes Rita Angus, whose portraits and landscapes marked the art scene of the 20th century. Influenced by Byzantine art and cubism, she created a large number of portraits, including 55 self portraits, as well as New Zealand’s most loved painting: Cass, from New Zealand and the World: The Search for Security in the 20th Century is a meaningful, highly illustrated study of New Zealand in the 20th century for NCEA Level One History. Topic coverage: This text covers all the requirements for the New Zealand's Search for Security, topic, but has been updated to coverissues up to the year

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