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  • a politically organized body of people under a single government;
  • the people who live in a nation or country;
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  • Free from external control and constraint;
  • Autnomous, not controlled by external/outside forces
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  • surrounding conditions;
  • the area in which something exists or lives;
  • the natural environment, commonly referred to simply as the environment, encompasses all living and non-living things occurring naturally on Earth or some region thereof.
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  • any place of complete bliss and delight and peace
  • place in which existence is positive, harmonious and timeless
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  • Nocturnal flightless bird native to New Zealand
  • another name given to kiwifruit
  • name given to New Zealanders, comes from time of World War I when New Zealand soldiers were referred to as "Kiwi's" due to the kiwi badge they wore on their uniforms
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  • an extended social group having a distinctive cultural and economic organization
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  • antipathy: a feeling of intense dislike
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  • a person who is a member of an ethnic group
  • group of people whose members identify with each other, through a common heritage that is real or assumed- sharing cultural characteristicsSmith 1987 This shared heritage may be based upon putative common ancestry, history, kinship, religion, language, shared territory ...
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  • a statutory right or privilege granted to a person or group by a government, especially the rights of citizenship and the right to vote
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  • one who fails to do that which is required by law or by duty when such failure is minor in nature.
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Cold War

  • state of political hostility between countries using means short of armed warfare
  • Cold War (1947-1991) was the continuing state of political conflict, military tension, proxy wars, and economic competition existing after World War II (1939-1945), primarily between the USSR and its satellite states, and the powers of the Western world
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Maori Renaissance

  • term Māori Renaissance refers to the 1950s in New Zealand, when there was a rise in prominence of a number of Māori artists who incorporated Māori imagery and materials with the techniques and materials of European art
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Rua Kenana

  • Rua Tapunui Kenana (1869–1937) was a Māori prophet, faith healer and land rights activist
  • leader of a section og hr Tuhow at a time when their land, the Urewera country was threatened bu possible prospecting and milling
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  • the physical growth of urban areas as a result of global change.
  • movement of people from rural to urban areas with population growth equating to urban migration. ...
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Maori Battalion

  • 28th Māori Battalion, or more commonly known as the Maori Battalion, was part of the second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF) during World War II.
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  • offensively bold
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  • refers to a youth subculture that existed in Australia and New Zealand in the 1950s, similar to the Teddy Boy culture in the UK or Greaser culture in the US.

  • widgie - (slang) a female bodgie;

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  • The Australia, New Zealand, United States Security Treaty (ANZUS or ANZUS Treaty) is the military alliance which binds Australia and New Zealand and, separately, Australia and the United States to cooperate on defense matters in the Pacific Ocean area, though today the treaty is understood to relate to attacks in any area
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  • Ngāi Tū*** , a Māori iwi of New Zealand, takes its name from an ancestral figure, Tū***-pōtiki.
  • The word tū*** literally means "steep" or "high noon" in the Māori language.
  • Tū*** people also bear the sobriquet Nga Tamariki o te Kohu ("the children of the mist").
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Mazengarb Report

  • published in 1954
  • formally titled the Report of the Special Committee on Moral Delinquency in Children and Adolescents (AJHR 1954, H-47)
  • resulted from a ministerial inquiry (the Special Committee on Moral Delinquency in Children and Adolescents) sparked primarily by two infamous and well-publicised events in New Zealand's history: the 22 June 1954 Parker-Hulme murder (subject of the 1994 Peter Jackson film Heavenly Creatures) and the 20 June 1954 Petone Incident
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  • an organized rebellion aimed at overthrowing a constituted government through the use of subversion and armed conflict
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Civil Disobediance

  • a group's refusal to obey a law because they believe the law is immoral (as in protest against discrimination
  • active refusal to obey certain laws, demands and commands of a government, or of an occupying international power, using no form of violence. It is one of the primary methods of nonviolent resistance.
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  • right to vote: a legal right guaranteed by the 15th amendment to the US Constitution; guaranteed to women by the 19th amendment
  • is the civil right to vote, or the exercise of that right. It is also called political franchise or simply the franchise.
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