History of Niue
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First posted on November 24th 2004






Timeline : Niue

10th century A.D.
1774
1846
1876
1887
1895
1899
1900
1901

1902
1904
1917
1922
1941
1960
1966
1974
Niue was settled
British Explorer James Cook visited Niue, called it Savage Island
Missionaries of the London Missionary Society arrived
Mataio Tuitonga was appointed king.
Niue applied for a British protectorate
Niue applied for a British protectorate
Niue applied for a British protectorate
Britain declared Niue a British protectorate
Niue placed under the administration of Cook Islands, which themselves were placed
under the administration of New Zealand
First postage stamps for Niue issued
Niue separated from Cook Islands, placed directly under the dministration of NZ
Monarchy abolished
Island council elected by ballot
Universal suffrage was introduced
Island population peaked at c. 5,000
Limited self-government introduced
Self-government in association with New Zealand introduced




EXTERNAL
FILES
A Short History of Niue, from Election World
Article History of Niue, from Wikipedia
Sandafayre Stamp Atlas : Niue