How did the nation of New Zealand develop? How can we shape its development in the future?

Nation Dates presents a timeline of significant events that have shaped New Zealand as a nation. Historical ‘threads’ link related events and illustrate patterns that have formed over time. More than just a record of the past, Nation Dates provides invaluable context for the future at a time when our society is facing major questions about the way forward.

We are privileged to have the endorsement of the following exceptional authors:

Professor Sir Mason Durie, Professor of Māori Research and Development & Assistant Vice-Chancellor (Māori & Pasifika) at Massey University and author of Ngā Kāhui Pou: Launching Māori futures (2003).

Dame Claudia Orange, Director of Collections & Research Group and author of The Treaty of Waitangi (1987).

Professor Philip Joseph, Professor of Law at Canterbury University and author Constitutional and Administrative Law in New Zealand (2007).

To learn more about the Authors and Editors of the Nation Dates book, see here.