Thomas Edison builds the world's first electric power station in New York.
George Eastman invents roll film for cameras.
Because of the continuing economic depression, unemployed workers demonstrate in Auckland and some emigrate to Australia and the United States.
July 24 - YMCA building opens on the site of the present Ch-Ch Central Police Station.
First overseas tour by a NZ Rugby team, to New South Wales.
The first farm cream separator arrives from Denmark.
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