When did the British established colonies in New Zealand?

A. 1814

B. 1840

C. 1872

D. 1830

Answer: Option B

Solution(By Examveda Team)

Whalers, missionaries, and traders followed, and in 1840 Britain formally annexed the islands and established New Zealand's first permanent European settlement at Wellington. Originally part of the Australian colony of New South Wales, New Zealand became a separate colony in 1841 and was made self-governing in 1852.

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