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An Encyclopaedia of New Zealand was an official encyclopedia about New Zealand, published by the Government of New Zealand in 1966.
Anti-intellectualism is hostility to and mistrust of intellect, intellectuals, and intellectualism commonly expressed as deprecation of education and philosophy, and the dismissal of art, literature, and science as impractical and even contemptible human pursuits.
Auckland is a city in New Zealand's North Island.
Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands.
Barrow Nook is a small rural hamlet on the fringes of Bickerstaffe in the county of Lancashire, England.
Bendigo is a city in Victoria, Australia, located very close to the geographical centre of the state and approximately north west of the state capital, Melbourne.
Bolton Street Memorial Park, formerly known as Bolton Street Cemetery, is the oldest cemetery in Wellington, New Zealand.
The British Empire comprised the dominions, colonies, protectorates, mandates and other territories ruled or administered by the United Kingdom and its predecessor states.
The Cabinet of New Zealand (Te Rūnanga o te Kāwanatanga o Aotearoa) is the New Zealand Government's body of senior ministers, responsible to the New Zealand Parliament.
Sir Carl August Berendsen (16 August 1890 – 12 September 1973) was a New Zealand civil servant and diplomat.
The epithet Champion of the Common Man has been applied to several people, including some women.
The Chief Justice of New Zealand (Te Kaiwhakawā Tumuaki o Aotearoa) is the head of the New Zealand judiciary, and presides over the Supreme Court of New Zealand.
Christchurch (Ōtautahi) is the largest city in the South Island of New Zealand and the seat of the Canterbury Region.
Classical liberalism is a political ideology and a branch of liberalism which advocates civil liberties under the rule of law with an emphasis on economic freedom.
Classics or classical studies is the study of classical antiquity.
The Cook Islands (Cook Islands Māori: Kūki 'Āirani) is a self-governing island country in the South Pacific Ocean in free association with New Zealand.
The coronation of Edward VII and Alexandra of Denmark as King and Queen of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions took place at Westminster Abbey, London, on 9 August 1902.
Cronyism is the practice of partiality in awarding jobs and other advantages to friends, family relatives or trusted colleagues, especially in politics and between politicians and supportive organizations.
David Boyle, 7th Earl of Glasgow GCMG (31 May 1833 – 13 December 1915) was a British naval commander and colonial governor.
David Richard Cunliffe (born 30 April 1963) is a New Zealand politician, former Leader of the New Zealand Labour Party, and former Member of Parliament (MP) for New Lynn, West Auckland.
Eccleston is a civil parish within the Metropolitan Borough of St Helens, Merseyside, England.
Edinburgh (Dùn Èideann; Edinburgh) is the capital city of Scotland and one of its 32 council areas.
Edmund Barff (5 March 1833 – 29 June 1882) was a 19th-century Member of Parliament from the West Coast, New Zealand.
Edward VII (Albert Edward; 9 November 1841 – 6 May 1910) was King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and Emperor of India from 22 January 1901 until his death in 1910.
Dame Elizabeth May Gilmer (née Seddon, 24 March 1880 – 29 February 1960) was a New Zealand social worker, educationist and horticulturist.
The Federation of Australia was the process by which the six separate British self-governing colonies of Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia, and Western Australia agreed to unite and form the Commonwealth of Australia, establishing a system of federalism in Australia.
Fiji (Viti; Fiji Hindi: फ़िजी), officially the Republic of Fiji (Matanitu Tugalala o Viti; Fiji Hindi: फ़िजी गणराज्य), is an island country in Oceania in the South Pacific Ocean about northeast of New Zealand's North Island.
The First Colonial Conference met in London in 1887 on the occasion of Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee.
A foundry is a factory that produces metal castings.
The Freedom of the City is an honour bestowed by a municipality upon a valued member of the community, or upon a visiting celebrity or dignitary.
Freemasonry or Masonry consists of fraternal organisations that trace their origins to the local fraternities of stonemasons, which from the end of the fourteenth century regulated the qualifications of stonemasons and their interaction with authorities and clients.
The Gatling gun is one of the best-known early rapid-fire spring loaded, hand cranked weapons and a forerunner of the modern machine gun.
George Forrester and Company was a British marine engine and locomotive manufacturer at Vauxhall Foundry in Liverpool, established by Scottish engineer George Forrester (b. 1780/81).
Sir George Grey, KCB (14 April 1812 – 19 September 1898) was a British soldier, explorer, Governor of South Australia, twice Governor of New Zealand, Governor of Cape Colony (South Africa), the 11th Premier of New Zealand and a writer.
Gerard George Fitzgerald (10 October 1832 – 7 June 1904) was a 19th-century member of parliament in New Zealand.
The Government of the United Kingdom, formally referred to as Her Majesty's Government, is the central government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
The Governor-General of New Zealand (Te Kāwana Tianara o Aotearoa) is the viceregal representative of the monarch of New Zealand, currently Queen Elizabeth II.
Hokitika is a township in the West Coast region of New Zealand's South Island, south of Greymouth, and close to the mouth of the Hokitika River.
Hokitika is a former parliamentary electorate in the West Coast region of New Zealand, based on the town of Hokitika.
Imperialism is a policy that involves a nation extending its power by the acquisition of lands by purchase, diplomacy or military force.
The Inangahua by-election of 1893 was a by-election held on 8 June 1893 during the 11th New Zealand Parliament in the West Coast seat of Inangahua.
An independent or nonpartisan politician is an individual politician not affiliated with any political party.
John Ballance (27 March 1839 – 27 April 1893) was an Irish-born New Zealand politician who was the 14th Premier of New Zealand, from 1891 to 1893, the founder of the Liberal Party (the country's first organised political party), and a Georgist.
Sir John Hall (18 December 1824 – 25 June 1907) was born in Kingston upon Hull, England, the third son of George Hall, a captain in the navy.
Sir Joseph George Ward, 1st Baronet of Wellington, (26 April 1856 – 8 July 1930) was a New Zealand politician who served as the 17th Prime Minister of New Zealand from 1906 to 1912 and from 1928 to 1930.
The King Edward VII Coronation Medal was a commemorative medal issued in 1902 to celebrate the coronation of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra.
Kumara was a parliamentary electorate in the West Coast region of New Zealand, from 1881 to 1890.
Kumara is a town on the West Coast of the South Island of New Zealand.
Lancashire (abbreviated Lancs.) is a county in north west England.
Legum Doctor (Latin: "teacher of the laws") (LL.D.; Doctor of Laws in English) is a doctorate-level academic degree in law, or an honorary doctorate, depending on the jurisdiction.
The Liberal Government of New Zealand was the first responsible government in New Zealand politics organised along party lines.
The Prime Minister of New Zealand is the head of government of New Zealand, and the leader of the Cabinet of New Zealand, with various powers and responsibilities defined by convention.
This is a list of Prime Ministers of New Zealand by time in office.
Liverpool is a city in North West England, with an estimated population of 491,500 in 2017.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
The Māori are the indigenous Polynesian people of New Zealand.
Melbourne is the state capital of Victoria and the second-most populous city in Australia and Oceania.
Michael Joseph Savage (23 March 1872 – 27 March 1940) was an Australian-born New Zealand statesman who served as the 23rd Prime Minister of New Zealand, heading the First Labour Government from 6 December 1935 until his death.
The Minister for Māori Development is the minister of the New Zealand government with broad responsibility for government policy towards Māori, the first inhabitants of New Zealand.
The Minister of Defence is a minister in the government of New Zealand with responsibility for the New Zealand armed forces and the Ministry of Defence.
The Minister of Education is a minister in the government of New Zealand with responsibility for the country's schools, and is in charge of the Ministry of Education.
The Minister of Finance, originally known as Colonial Treasurer, is a senior figure within the Government of New Zealand and head of the New Zealand Treasury.
The Minister of Immigration was established by the First Labour Government in 1940.
The Minister of Labour was the minister in the government responsible for the Department of Labour.
The Minister of Works in New Zealand was a former cabinet member appointed by the Prime Minister to be in charge of the Ministry of Works and Development.
Ministers, in the New Zealand Government, are members of Parliament who hold ministerial warrants from the Crown to perform certain functions of government.
Monkeys are non-hominoid simians, generally possessing tails and consisting of about 260 known living species.
The Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa is New Zealand's national museum, located in Wellington.
Nepotism is based on favour granted to relatives in various fields, including business, politics, entertainment, sports, religion and other activities.
The New Zealand Electronic Text Centre (NZETC) (Te Pūhikotuhi o Aotearoa) was renamed in 2012 the New Zealand Electronic Text Collection due to internal restructuring.
The New Zealand general election of 1875–76 was held between 20 December 1875 and 29 January 1876 to elect a total of 88 MPs in 73 electorates to the 6th session of the New Zealand Parliament.
The New Zealand general election of 1879 was held between 28 August and 15 September 1879 to elect a total of 88 MPs to the 7th session of the New Zealand Parliament.
The New Zealand general election of 1890 was one of New Zealand's most significant.
The New Zealand general election of 1893 was held on 28 November and 20 December in the European and Māori electorates, respectively, to elect 74 MPs to the 12th session of the New Zealand Parliament.
The New Zealand House of Representatives is a component of the New Zealand Parliament, along with the Sovereign (represented by the Governor-General).
The New Zealand Labour Party (Rōpū Reipa o Aotearoa), or simply Labour (Reipa), is a centre-left political party in New Zealand.
The Legislative Council of New Zealand existed from 1841 until 1951.
The New Zealand Liberal Party was the first organised political party in New Zealand.
The Pacific Islands are the islands of the Pacific Ocean.
Paternalism is action limiting a person's or group's liberty or autonomy which is intended to promote their own good.
A pension is a fund into which a sum of money is added during an employee's employment years, and from which payments are drawn to support the person's retirement from work in the form of periodic payments.
Plural voting is the practice whereby one person might be able to vote multiple times in an election.
In politics, populism refers to a range of approaches which emphasise the role of "the people" and often juxtapose this group against "the elite".
The Postmaster-General in New Zealand was the government minister responsible for the New Zealand Post Office from 1858 to 1989, when the NZPO (formerly the P&T or Post and Telegraph Department) was split into three SOEs responsible to the Minister of State Owned Enterprises: New Zealand Post Limited, Telecom New Zealand Limited, and Post Office Bank Limited.
The President of the United States (POTUS) is the head of state and head of government of the United States of America.
The Prime Minister of New Zealand (Te Pirimia o Aotearoa) is the head of government of New Zealand.
A privy council is a body that advises the head of state of a nation, typically, but not always, in the context of a monarchic government.
The provinces of the Colony of New Zealand existed as a form of sub-national government.
A pub, or public house, is an establishment licensed to sell alcoholic drinks, which traditionally include beer (such as ale) and cider.
Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria; 24 May 1819 – 22 January 1901) was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June 1837 until her death.
The Diamond Jubilee Medal was instituted in 1897 by Royal Warrant as a British decoration.
Racialism is the belief that the human species is naturally divided into races, that are ostensibly distinct biological categories.
Random House is an American book publisher and the largest general-interest paperback publisher in the world.
Robert Daglish (1779-1865) was a colliery manager, mining, mechanical and civil engineer at the start of the railway era.
Robert Caldwell Reid (4 February 1839 – 18 March 1897) was a 19th-century Member of Parliament from the West Coast, New Zealand.
Sir Robert Stout (28 September 1844 – 19 July 1930) was a New Zealand politician who was the 13th Premier of New Zealand on two occasions in the late 19th century, and later Chief Justice of New Zealand.
Royal assent or sanction is the method by which a country's monarch (possibly through a delegated official) formally approves an act of that nation's parliament.
Samoa, officially the Independent State of Samoa (Malo Saʻoloto Tutoʻatasi o Sāmoa; Sāmoa) and, until 4 July 1997, known as Western Samoa, is a unitary parliamentary democracy with eleven administrative divisions.
The Second Boer War (11 October 1899 – 31 May 1902) was fought between the British Empire and two Boer states, the South African Republic (Republic of Transvaal) and the Orange Free State, over the Empire's influence in South Africa.
Seddon is a small town in Marlborough, New Zealand.
Seddon is an inner-suburb 6 km west of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, lying south of Footscray and north of Yarraville.
Seymour Thorne George (1851 – 2 July 1922) was a New Zealand politician.
SS Great Britain is a museum ship and former passenger steamship, which was advanced for her time.
St Helens is a large town in Merseyside, England.
Te Ara: The Encyclopedia of New Zealand is an online encyclopedia created by the Ministry for Culture and Heritage of the New Zealand Government.
The Temperance movement in New Zealand was a movement that aimed at the prohibition of the sale of alcohol.
The Right Honourable (The Rt Hon. or Rt Hon.) is an honorific style traditionally applied to certain persons and to certain collective bodies in the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, India, some other Commonwealth realms, the Anglophone Caribbean, Mauritius, and occasionally elsewhere.
Theodore Roosevelt Jr. (October 27, 1858 – January 6, 1919) was an American statesman and writer who served as the 26th President of the United States from 1901 to 1909.
Sir Thomas Mackenzie (10 March 1853 – 14 February 1930) was a Scottish-born New Zealand politician and explorer who briefly served as the 18th Prime Minister of New Zealand in 1912, and later served as New Zealand High Commissioner in London.
Thomas Edward Youd "Tom" Seddon (2 July 1884 – 22 January 1972) was a New Zealand politician of the Liberal Party, and a lawyer in Greymouth.
Uchter John Mark Knox, 5th Earl of Ranfurly (14 August 1856 – 1 October 1933) was a British politician and colonial governor.
The University of Edinburgh (abbreviated as Edin. in post-nominals), founded in 1582, is the sixth oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of Scotland's ancient universities.
Victoria (abbreviated as Vic) is a state in south-eastern Australia.
Victoria University Press (VUP), founded in the 1970s, is the book publishing arm of Victoria University of Wellington, located in Wellington, New Zealand.
The welfare state is a concept of government in which the state plays a key role in the protection and promotion of the social and economic well-being of its citizens.
Wellington (Te Whanganui-a-Tara) is the capital city and second most populous urban area of New Zealand, with residents.
Wellington Museum (formerly the Museum of City & Sea) is a museum on Queens Wharf in Wellington, New Zealand.
The Wellington Times is a newspaper published in Wellington, New South Wales, Australia since 1889.
The West Coast (Te Tai Poutini) is a region of New Zealand on the west coast of the South Island, it is one of the more remote and most sparsely populated areas of the country.
Westland was a parliamentary electorate in the West Coast of New Zealand from 1866 to 1868 and 1890 to 1972.
The Westland Province was a province of New Zealand from 1873 until the abolition of provincial government in 1876.
William Campbell Walker, CMG (1837 – 5 January 1904) was a New Zealand politician.
Sir William Hall-Jones (16 January 1851 – 19 June 1936) was the 16th Prime Minister of New Zealand from June 1906 until August 1906.
William Pember Reeves (10 February 1857 – 16 May 1932) was a New Zealand politician, historian and poet who promoted social reform.
William Lee Plunket, 5th Baron Plunket, (19 December 1864 – 24 January 1920) was a British diplomat and administrator.
William Sefton Moorhouse (1825 – 15 September 1881) was a British-born New Zealand politician.
Women's suffrage (colloquial: female suffrage, woman suffrage or women's right to vote) --> is the right of women to vote in elections; a person who advocates the extension of suffrage, particularly to women, is called a suffragist.
Women's suffrage in New Zealand was an important political issue in the late nineteenth century.
The Worshipful Company of Tallow Chandlers is one of the ancient livery companies of the City of London.
The Yellow Peril (also Yellow Terror and Yellow Spectre) is a racist color-metaphor that is integral to the xenophobic theory of colonialism: that the peoples of East Asia are a danger to the Western world.
The 1893 Women's Suffrage Petition was the second of two mass petitions to the New Zealand Government in support of the concept of women's suffrage.