Kōrero: Self-government and independence

New Zealand's first Parliament

New Zealand's first Parliament

New Zealand's first Parliament building was erected in Auckland in 1854 and is pictured here in 1861. It was an austere wooden structure which was quickly nicknamed 'The Shedifice'. When the capital was moved to Wellington in 1865 the building was used by Auckland's provincial government and later by the Auckland University. It was demolished in 1919.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Auckland City Libraries - Tāmaki Pātaka Kōrero, Sir George Grey Special Collections
Reference: 7-A5442

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

W. David McIntyre, 'Self-government and independence - Responsible government', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/32924/new-zealands-first-parliament (accessed 29 September 2021)

He kōrero nā W. David McIntyre, i tāngia i te 20 Jun 2012