Category Archives: New Zealand

Electoral Act 1893 (NZ) | 19 September 1893

ON 19 SEPTEMBER 1893, New Zealand women were the first in the world to be granted the right to vote with the enactment of the Electoral Act 1893 (57 VICT 1893 No 18).

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Marriage (Definition of Marriage) Amendment Act 2013 (NZ)

ON 19 AUGUST 2013, same sex marriage became legal in New Zealand through the Marriage (Definition of Marriage) Amendment Act 2013.

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Accident Compensation Act 1972 (NZ)

ON 1 APRIL 1974, the Accident Compensation Act 1972 (NZ) abolished the common law right to sue for compensatory damages for personal injuries in New Zealand.  The Act introduced a no-fault universal insurance scheme providing limited financial compensation for treatment, rehabilitation and loss of earnings.

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Electoral Act 1893 (NZ)

ON 19 SEPTEMBER 1893, New Zealand women were the first in the world to be granted the right to vote with the enactment of the Electoral Act 1893 (57 VICT 1893 No 18).

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1840 | Treaty of Waitangi

ON THIS DAY in 1840, the Treaty of Waitangi was entered into between Great Britain and the Maori chiefs of the New Zealand North Island.

http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/politics/treaty/read-the-treaty/english-text