1886 in New Zealand - Events

Events

  • 10 June: Eruption of Mount Tarawera volcano in results in the deaths of over 150 people and the destruction of the famous Pink and White Terraces.
  • 1 September: Police Force Act comes into effect, splitting the New Zealand Police Force from the standing army (and militia).

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