New Zealand Politics Timeline

  • Do you know when New Zealand women got the vote?
  • Or who was the first New Zealand woman in Parliament?
  • When was the first Labour Government?
  • And when was MMP (Mixed Member Proportional) first used in a New Zealand general election?

Find the answers to these questions and more about events inNew Zealand politics in the New Zealand Politics Timeline.

Timeline

1642 - 1852: European beginnings First parliaments: 1853 - 1871 Universal suffrage: 1873 - 1893 Party politics - 1894 - 1916 Between the wars Two party politics: 1945 - 1966 Multi-party politics Political reform: 1985 - 1995 Under MMP
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