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Guilford/Guildford NZ Directories 1947 - 1956


NZ Time Line: Src: 

1948 British Nationality and New Zealand Citizenship Act 1948 passed.
Protest campaign against exclusion of Māori players from rugby tour of South Africa.
Polio epidemic closes schools.
Mount Ruapehu and Mount Ngauruhoe erupt.
Meat rationing ends.
1949 1 January: New Zealanders become "British Subjects and New Zealand Citizens"
Referendum agrees to compulsory military training.
New Zealand gets first four navy frigates.
30 November: General election: National Government elected.
1950 Naval and ground forces sent to Korean War.
         New Zealand abolished  Legislative Council .
         Wool price boom. How to Shear a sheep