Thomas William Downes (18 February 1868 – 6 August 1938) was a New Zealand historian, ethnologist and river works supervisor. He was born in Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand on 18 February 1868.
Wellington is the capital city and second most populous urban area of New Zealand, with 418,500 residents. It is located at the south-western tip of the North Island, between Cook Strait and the Remutaka Range. Wellington is the major population centre of the southern North Island, and is the administrative centre of the Wellington Region, which also includes the Kapiti Coast and Wairarapa. Its latitude is 41°17′S, making it the world's southernmost capital of a sovereign state. Wellington features a temperate maritime climate, and is the world's windiest city by average wind speed.
New Zealand is a sovereign island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean. The country geographically comprises two main landmasses—the North Island, and the South Island —and around 600 smaller islands. New Zealand is situated some 2,000 kilometres (1,200 mi) east of Australia across the Tasman Sea and roughly 1,000 kilometres (600 mi) south of the Pacific island areas of New Caledonia, Fiji, and Tonga. Because of its remoteness, it was one of the last lands to be settled by humans. During its long period of isolation, New Zealand developed a distinct biodiversity of animal, fungal, and plant life. The country's varied topography and its sharp mountain peaks, such as the Southern Alps, owe much to the tectonic uplift of land and volcanic eruptions. New Zealand's capital city is Wellington, while its most populous city is Auckland.
William Sefton Moorhouse was a British-born New Zealand politician. He was the second Superintendent of Canterbury Province.
The following lists events that happened during 1910 in New Zealand.
The following lists events that happened during 1916 in New Zealand.
The following lists events that happened during 1920 in New Zealand.
William Gisborne was Colonial Secretary of New Zealand from 1869 to 1872, and Minister of Public Works between 1870 and 1871. The city of Gisborne in New Zealand is named after him.
The following lists events that happened during 1877 in New Zealand.
The following lists events that happened during 1871 in New Zealand.
Thomas William Hislop was the Mayor of Wellington from 1905 to 1908, and had represented two South Island electorates in the New Zealand Parliament.
The following lists events that happened during 1816 in New Zealand.
Waikouaiti was a parliamentary electorate in the Otago region of New Zealand, from 1866 to 1908.
Westland North was a parliamentary electorate on the West Coast of New Zealand from 1868 to 1870.
Wellington, was a parliamentary electorate in Wellington, New Zealand. It existed from 1853 to 1905 with a break in the 1880s. It was a multi-member electorate. The electorate was represented, over the years, by 24 Members of Parliament.
Newtown was a parliamentary electorate in Wellington, New Zealand from 1902 to 1908.
The 4th New Zealand Parliament was a term of the Parliament of New Zealand.
Adam Thomas is a New Zealand footballer who plays as a midfielder for Team Wellington in the New Zealand Football Championship. He represented New Zealand at the 2012 Summer Olympics
The 1878 City of Wellington by-election was a by-election held in the multi-member City of Wellington electorate during the 6th New Zealand Parliament, on 18 February 1878.
The 1868 Waikouaiti by-election was a by-election held on 27 July 1868 in the Waikouaiti electorate during the 4th New Zealand Parliament.
The 1868 Rangitikei by-election was a by-election held on 22 June 1868 in the Rangitikei electorate during the 4th New Zealand Parliament.
The 1868 Avon by-election was a by-election held on 8 June during the 4th New Zealand Parliament in the Christchurch electorate of Avon.
The 1868 Picton by-election was a by-election held on 11 June 1868 in the Picton electorate during the 4th New Zealand Parliament.
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