You will not find snakes in New Zealand as they are not native to the country. Additionally, New Zealand does not have any native land mammals, so you will not find animals such as squirrels or raccoons.
Cape Reinga is significant because it is the northernmost tip of New Zealand's North Island. It holds cultural and spiritual significance for the Māori people, who believe it to be the departure point of spirits after death. The cape is also known for its stunning natural beauty, with panoramic views of the Tasman Sea and Pacific Ocean meeting.
Kate Sheppard is featured on New Zealand's ten dollar note because she played a significant role in the women's suffrage movement in New Zealand. She was a prominent leader and advocate for women's right to vote and was instrumental in achieving women's suffrage in New Zealand in 1893, making it the first country in the world to grant women the right to vote.
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None poppies are the only flower that was on the battle feild it is disrepectful to wear a different kind
Yes there have been several styles of Maori Flag.
Maori is a tribally based society and while tribal groups and associations, political and religious movements have their own flags, it is only recently that attempts have been made to introduce a flag representing all of Maoridom.
An initiative by Pita Sharples, co-leader of the Maori party has seen the Kotahi tanga (a Maori unity movement started in the late 19th century) flag, also known as the Maori Sovereignty flag, adopted as the 'official' flag of Maori.
From 1916 onwards, in both Australia and New Zealand, ANZAC services were held on April 25, mainly organised by returned servicemen and school children in cooperation with local authorities.
25 April 1916 was the first unofficial ANZAC day. It was marked by a wide variety of ceremonies and services in Australia, a march through London, and a sports day in the Australian camp in Egypt. In London over 2,000 Australian and New Zealand troops marched through the streets. In the Sydney march wounded soldiers attended by nurses also took part in the march with the aid of motor vehicles.
France objected to the anti-nuclear protests.
The Greenpeace flagship, the 'Rainbow Warrior' arrived in New Zealand in July 1985 in preparation for leading a flotilla of boats to Mururoa Atoll in the Pacific Ocean to protest against French nuclear tests on the atoll.
Just before midnight on 10 July 1985, underwater charges which had been placed by frogmen on the hull of the Rainbow Warrior, exploded, sinking the vessel while it was in Auckland Harbour, New Zealand. One person was killed in the explosion, Portuguese photographer Fernando Periero. On 22 September 1985, Prime Minister of France Laurent Fabius admitted that the bombing had been carried out by 2 secret agents belonging to the French foreign intelligence agency, DGSC, or Directorate-General for External Security.
Traditionally, the game of "two-up" is played by war veterans and RSL members on ANZAC Day. "Two-up" is traditionally played with two pre-decimal pennies. They are held on a board, about 30cm long, with a handle shaped on one end. The pennies are tossed in the air, and bets are placed on whether they will land as "tails" "heads" or a mix. "RSL" stands for "Returned Servicemen League." It is the major Australian organisation of veterans returned from active service. Other organisations include the RSSAILA and TIP
Dawn ceremonies remember the dawn landing at Gallipoli during World War 1. Originally, they were simple and followed operational ritual and were for veterans only. Over the years, they have become more elaborate with families and young people begin encouraged to attend.
Regarding why these ceremonies are held at dawn, this commemorates the fact that the initial landing of the ANZAC troops at Gallipoli occurred just before dawn. When this first wave of troops came ashore, many of them were shot as they waded ashore or when they first came onto the beach, and they never stood a chance.
ANZAC day was established to honour the brave men who fought for Australia. ANZAC is an acronym for Australian and New Zealand Army Corps, referring to the soldiers who landed at Gallipoli on the Turkish Aegean coast on 25 April 1915, in World War I. ANZAC Day was originally a day of remembrance for the Australian and New Zealand soldiers who landed at Gallipoli on the 25th of April, 1915. The day commemorates the bravery and sacrifice of the thousands of men who died during the eight-month occupation of Gallipoli. Subsequently, ANZAC Day has become a day of remembrance for all Australian and New Zealand soldiers who gave their lives in all wars.
The Maori have a strong spiritual life and often participate in the prayer and meditation. These prayers are referred to as Karakia and they aim in uniting communities and asking guidance from spiritual beings. These prayers provide a link between the Maori and their spiritual world, allowing them to communicate and show connect with their gods Karakia are the prayers that bring everyone together. Asking assistance of a superior being to give spiritual protection to all those who are participating in the powhiri (powhiri means celebrations). " (quoted from http://www.newzealand.com/travel/about-nz/features/powhiri/the-ceremony/karakia-prayers.cfm) The Maori are a very creative and artistic society and often partake in things such as dance and art. An example that the Maori are famous for is the spiritual expression of the Kapa Haka, which is a tribal dance that provides the Maori with a way to express their faith in a creative way.
Types: Kaioraora - haka for venting anger. Pokeka - used by Te Arawa and has no set actions. Manawa wera - Tuhoe for funeral, unveilings and kawe mate. Ngeri - short haka used to stiffen the sinew. Haka taparahi - ceremonial haka - never of war. Tutungarahau - haka with weapons that feature high leaps. Peruperu - haka with weapons that feature jumping from side to side. Whakatu waewae - with weapons but no jumping.
Because they fought for our rights
Legend has it that Kupe's first New Zealand landing point was the Hokianaga Harbour, Northland.
Kate Sheppard gave women the right to vote on the 19 September 1893
The tohu symbolises the whole atmosphere of the whare wananga, its aroha, growth and racial intergration. The design of the mother and child facing outwards, nesting in a semi-circle depicts Te kohanga reo welcoming all, giving security and hope for a successful future. The inward facing design shows the family, love and learning which is kohanga reo.
Wellington is the capital city of New Zealand. New Zealand's first capital city was Old Russell (Okiato) in 1840-1841. Auckland was the second capital 1841-1865. Wellington became the capital in 1865.
There are two Mt Cook's that I know of. The first is roughly one-half the way up the Southern Alps, and also has the Maori name Aoraki. The other one is adjacent to the CBD in Wellington, and is the prime reference for Surveying in New Zealand. It is juts inside the foyer of the old Dominion Museum in Buckle Street.
Members of the armed forces and relatives representing them march on ANZAC Day to honour those who have died in war.
ANZAC Day is a day to remember all our armed forces. The day originated in memory of the Australian and New Zealand soldiers who landed at Gallipoli on the 25th of April, 1915. The day commemorates the bravery and sacrifice of the thousands of men who died during the eight-month occupation of Gallipoli. This particular campaign was the first opportunity for Australian troops to fight under the flag of Australia, as it was the first major battle since Federation.
Subsequently, ANZAC Day has become a day of remembrance for all Australian and New Zealand soldiers who gave their lives in all wars. In Australia and New Zealand, ANZAC Day commemorations feature solemn "dawn services", a tradition started in Albany, Western Australia on 25 April 1923. These services are held at war memorials around both countries. Marches by veterans and family members of those who have died in past wars are held in capital cities and towns nationwide, as Australians and New Zealanders honour our brave Defence Force personnel.
The first missionaries of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (commonly called the "Mormon" church) arrived in New Zealand in October 1854. They were Mission President Augustus Farnham, Elder Thomas Holder, and recent Australian convert Elder William Cooke. Five months later, the first ten New Zealanders were baptized into the Church. By 1880, there were seven small congregations in New Zealand. In the mid 1880's, Mormonism became extremely popular among the Maori people and the Mormon population in New Zealand grew rapidly.
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Charles Upham won twice in WWII.
Australians celebrate ANZAC day to remember the soldiers that risked their lives for Australia. It has since developed into a day where all enlisted men are remembered and honoured for their services to the country. It is important not to forget the sacrifices made, hence the words; Lest we forget.
Anzac Day is a national pubic holiday in Australia and New Zealand, and is commemorated by both countries on 25 April every year to honour members of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) who fought at Gallipoli in Turkey during World War 1. Anzac Day is also observed in the Cook Islands, New Guinea, Samoa and Tonga.