NZ Wars to be remembered

It’s a shame that 28 October has been chosen as the new New Zealand Wars Day. This is because the day has nothing to do with the New Zealand Wars. A gathering of tribal leaders has decided that commemorations on 28 October will begin next year, 2017. But why has this date been chosen? It’s the day, we are told, that the earlier Declaration of Independence was signed, in 1835… Read more »