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1912 Margaret Stevenson was the first believer in New Zealand. [New Zealand Bahá'í News, May 1997] New Zealand; Margaret Stevenson
1925 Sep Bertram Dewing begins publication of the Bahá’í magazine Herald of the South in Auckland. [BEL174; SBR163] Auckland; New Zealand Herald of the South; - Periodicals; First publications; Publications
1926 14 Feb Dust from the Tomb of Bahá'u'lláh brought back by pilgrims (including Margaret Stevenson) from the Holy land, was placed in a ceremony into the soil of New Zealand at the Stevenson's home. [Arohanui pg94] New Zealand; Margaret Stevenson
1934 15–18 May The first National Convention of the Bahá’ís of Australia and New Zealand is held in Sydney, with nine delegates in attendance. [SBR165]
  • The first National Spiritual Assembly of Australia and New Zealand is elected with its seat in Sydney. [SBR165]
Sydney; Australia; New Zealand Conventions, National; NSA; First National Spiritual Assemblies; First conventions
1936 The National Assembly of Australia and New Zealand first issues its news organ, the Bahá’í Quarterly. Australia; New Zealand; NSA
1938 Jan The National Spiritual Assembly of Australia and New Zealand incorporate. [GPB336] Australia; New Zealand NSA of Australia; NSA of New Zealand; Incorporation; Recognition
1947 The Australian-New Zealand teaching plan (1947–53), comprising internal goals only, is launched. [BBRSM158] Australia; New Zealand teaching plan
1947 Ridván The National Spiritual Assembly of Australia and New Zealand launch a Six Year Plan (1947-1953). [Ruhi 8.2 p46] Australia; New Zealand Teaching Plans; Teaching Plans, National
1957 Ridván The National Spiritual Assembly of New Zealand is formed. New Zealand NSA
1977 19 – 22 Jan An International Teaching Conference is held in Auckland, New Zealand, attended by 1,195 Bahá’ís. [BW17:81; VV33]
  • For the message of the Universal House of Justice see BW17:136–7.
  • For pictures see BW17:111, 122–4.
Auckland; New Zealand; Asia-Pacific Conferences, Bahai; Conferences, Teaching; Conferences, International; Teaching
1982 The first publication of Arohanui: Letters from Shoghi Effendi to New Zealand by the Baha'i Publishing Trust in Suva, Fiji Islands. [BW18p878] New Zealand; Suva; Fiji Shoghi Effendi, Writings of; Publications
1987 6 – 8 Feb Maori women hold the first National Women’s Hui in the tribal area of Ngati Tuwaretoa, New Zealand. [BINS163:8] Ngati Tuwaretoa; New Zealand
1994 Summer A Maoris teaching team visited British Columbia. The visit was reciprocated by The Journey of Teech-ma, the First Nations Travel Teaching Trip to the South Pacific. See entry for 24 March, 1997. [SDSC370] British Columbia; Canada; Australia; New Zealand First Nations; Maoris; Indigenous people; Travel teaching
1997. 24 Mar - 16 May The nine member First Nations Travel Teaching Trip to the South Pacific, called "The Journey of Teech-ma" consisted of Canadian Bahá'ís from Kwakiutl, Nuu-Cha-Nuth, the Ojibway First Nations, a Yupik Bahá'í from Alaska and three non-Native Canadian friends. They shared their culture and their Faith with the Maori, other New Zealanders, the Aborigines and other Australians as well as the ne-Vanuatu peoples. See entry for 1994 Summer. [SDSC370] New Zealand; Australia; Vanuatu; Canada First Nations; Travel Teaching; Pacific; Maoris; Aboriginal people; Indigenous people
2009 31 Jan – 1 Feb Regional Conferences held in Auckland, New Zealand and Battambang, Cambodia. [BWNS692] Auckland; New Zealand; Battambang; Cambodia Regional Conferences; BWNS
 
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