Joe Whetu

–20 July 2013
Kawerau, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand

The Life of Joe

Joe Whetu was born in Kawerau, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand. He died on 20 July 2013, in Whakatane, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand.

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1896 · National Council of Women

The National Council of Women of New Zealand was created as an organization after women won the right to vote. Today works to help achieve gender equality in New Zealand and in 2017 introduced Gender Equal NZ, which is fighting for Zealanders to have the freedom and opportunity to determine their own future no matter which gender they are.
1907

The country becomes a dominion, or self-governing community, within the British empire.
1907 · Dominion of New Zealand

The Dominion of New Zealand was brought about when New Zealand proclaimed itself a political independent government inside the British Empire. The Dominion of New Zealand allowed the British Government to shape its foreign policy, and it followed Britain into the First World War. Full independence was granted in 1931 and adopted by the New Zealand Parliament in 1947. 

Name Meaning

French (Hétu): unexplained.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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