1858 in New Zealand

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1858 in New Zealand


Regal and viceregal[edit]

Government and law[edit]

The 2nd Parliament continues.


Provincial Council Chambers are constructed in Wellington. These will eventually become the seat of Parliament.[1]

Appointments and awards[edit]

The two dioceses of New Zealand are re-organised as five new dioceses. Bishop Selwyn continues as Primate of New Zealand with the duties of Archbishop.


Unknown date[edit]


See also[edit]


  1. ^ New Zealand Parliament - Parliament timeline
  2. ^ The Diocese of Waiapu is founded on 27 September but the first Bishop, William Williams, is not consecrated until 3 April 1859. See Anglicans in Waiapu: History

External links[edit]

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