Who has created NZ culture?

Events

1769 James Cook : Sights New Zealand

1769

1807 Hongi Hika : Battle of Morenui; first recorded use of muskets in New Zealand

Approx. 1807

1825 Edward Wakefield : Earliest attempt to colonise New Zealand

1825

1863 Governor Grey : Launched invasion of Waikato

1863

1881 Te Whiti : Arrested for his ‘intent to disturb the peace'

1881

1916 Rua Kenana : Arrested for charges of resisting arrest to treason

1916

1935 Michael Joseph Savage : New Zealand's first Labour Prime Minister; 23rd Prime Minister of New Zealand

1935

1942 Charles Upham : Recieves his second Victoria Cross

1942

1946 Maori Battalion : Returns from WWII as heroes; step forward for race relations in New Zealand

1946

1972 Norman Kirk : First New-Zealand born Labour Prime Minister; 29th Prime Minister of New Zealand

1972

1975 Robert Muldoon : 31st Prime Minister of New Zealand

1975

1975 Whina Cooper : Led the land march

1975

1984 Neil Finn : Rose to international fame

1984

1984 David Lange : 32nd Prime Minister of New Zealand

1984

1999 Helen Clark : 37th Prime Minister of New Zealand

1999