- 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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“One thing that makes art different from life is that in art things have a shape ... it allows us to fix our emotions on events at the moment they occur, it permits a union of heart and mind and tongue and tear.”
—Marilyn French (b. 1929)
“On the most profitable lie, the course of events presently lays a destructive tax; whilst frankness invites frankness, puts the parties on a convenient footing, and makes their business a friendship.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)
“The phenomenon of nature is more splendid than the daily events of nature, certainly, so then the twentieth century is splendid.”
—Gertrude Stein (18741946)