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Guilford/Guildford NZ Directories - 1996
America's Cup was conested between the winner of the 1995 Citizen Cup,
Team Dennis Conor, with the yacht Young America (USA-36) and the winner of
the Lois Vuitton Cup, Team New Zealand, with the yacht Black Magic *NZL
32) New Zealand won five races shraight to take the cup away from the UZ
for only the second time in 144 years.
Time Line: Src:
Government commits 250 soldiers to
front-line duty in Bosnia
Government proposes $1 billion cap in
plan for final settlement of Treaty of
New Zealand's first casino opens in
Bain is convicted of murdering five members of his family.
First fast-ferry service begins
operation across Cook Strait
Waikato Raupatu Claims Settlement Act
French nuclear tests results in New
Zealand protest flotilla and navy ship "Tui" sailing for Moruroa
Commonwealth Heads of Government
Meeting in Auckland, Nelson
New Zealand contingent returns from
Imported pests Mediterranean fruit
flies and white-spotted tussock moths cause disruption to export
Waitangi Tribunal recommends generous
settlement of Taranaki land claims.
First legal sports betting at TAB.
$170 million Ngai Tahu settlement
proposed, $40 million Whakatohea settlement announced.