Kōrero: Australia and New Zealand

New South Wales includes New Zealand

This is a copy of the formal commission under the Great Seal which extended the limits of the colony of New South Wales to include New Zealand. This occurred on 15 June 1839 and represented the first formal claim by the British to authority over New Zealand.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: IA9-2

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Philippa Mein Smith, 'Australia and New Zealand - Shared colonial history', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/zoomify/33122/new-south-wales-includes-new-zealand (accessed 17 January 2022)

He kōrero nā Philippa Mein Smith, i tāngia i te 20 Jun 2012