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1970- key events

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sufficient hydro-electric power for a new aluminum smelter at Tīwai Point, Bluff. In May 1970 the Save Manapouri campaign presented New Zealand’s then largest-ever petition to Parliament. It contained some 260,000 signatures – nearly 10% of the population. Following its victory in the 1972 general election, ...

1964- key events

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fuel oil. The Marsden Point refinery was the first of a number of significant projects developed in the 1960s to enhance New Zealand's industrial infrastructure. Others included the Manapōuri hydro scheme and the Glenbrook steel mill. Lyttelton road tunnel opens A rail tunnel between Christchurch ...

Overview

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protest. Home-grown protest developed around environmental issues associated with the Manapouri hydro scheme. New Zealand's anti-nuclear policies of the 1980s can be traced back to opposition to French atmospheric testing  of nuclear weapons in the Pacific from 1966. Our anti-nuclear stand did not yet ...

A Māori word a day

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Poutini – West Coast of the South Island Wharekauri – Chatham Islands, also known as Rēkohu Manapōuri – lake and hydro scheme in the South Island Wānaka – lake in the South Island Wakatipu – lake in the South Island (place to rebuild tribal strength) Ruapuke – two hills; two prominent features on an ...

Ngā Kōrero Tuku Iho, New Zealand Oral History Grants recipients

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$20,000.00- History of Timaru’s commercial fishing industry Caren Wilton, $8,300.00- Selling Sex: the NZ sex industry Rosemary Baird, $2,870.00- Migrant’s Stories from the Manapouri Hydro 1966-1973 Pip Oldham, $8,700.00- Butcher's Stories Jeanette Roose Caritable Trust for Mercer Art & History ...

New Zealand History Research Trust recipients

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Rosemary Baird Stories from the Manapouri Hydro Project $11,500 Catherine Bishop Commerce was a Woman $12,000 Mark Derby Mautini, the Hidden History of Mt Eden Prison $12,000 Basil Keane The Māori Parliament, Kotahitanga from 1892-1902 $12,000 Carol Markwell Blanche Baughan, a biography $12,000 Peter ...