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Kelly Buchanan 21h
Wrote about this and other parliamentary library fires for :)
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NZHistory 23h
Today in History 11 Dec 1931, Statute of Westminster passed, granting NZ autonomy from Britain (Archives New Zealand, ABGX 8021 W3675 Box 1)
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Today in History 11 Dec 1907, Parliament library escapes fire (ATL, 1/2-022885-F)
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Today in History 10 Dec 2016, Joseph Parker wins world heavyweight title
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NZHistory Dec 9
Today in History 10 Dec 1962, Maurice Wilkins wins Nobel Prize
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Today in History 10 Dec 1908, Ernest Rutherford wins Nobel Prize (Alexander Turnbull Library, G-826-2)
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Today in History 9 Dec 1867, First passengers traverse Lyttelton rail tunnel (Alexander Turnbull Library, MNZ-1683)
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Today in History 8 Dec 1942, Deadly fire at Seacliff Mental Hospital
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NZHistory Dec 7
Today in History 8 Dec 1941, New Zealand declares war on Japan (Image: Te Papa, GH014046)
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Today in History 7 Dec 1984, Queen Street concert ends in riot
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NZHistory Dec 6
Today in History 7 Dec 1963, Bassett Road machine-gun murders
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NZHistory Dec 5
Replying to @soundart1
Thanks for this - webqueries@mch.govt.nz
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NZHistory Dec 5
Today in History 6 Dec 1905, Special votes cast in general election for the first time
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Archives New Zealand Dec 4
This week’s Note features Leslie Hinge, a pioneering photo journalist
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NZHistory Dec 4
Today in History 5 Dec 1890, First 'one man one vote' election (Alexander Turnbull Library, 1/2-052824-F)
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Today in History 4 Dec 1966, Radio Hauraki rules the waves
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NZHistory Dec 3
Today in History 3 Dec 1960, Bluff Island Harbour opened (Alexander Turnbull Library, WA-57806-F)
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NZHistory Dec 3
Related Pukeahu Last Post story: William Albert Ralph kia 3 Dec 1917
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NZHistory Dec 3
Today in History 3 Dec 1863, Land confiscation law passed
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Today in History 2 Dec 1928, First Bishop of Aotearoa consecrated (Image ref: Alexander Turnbull Library, 1/1-018699-F)
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