New Zealand finally emerged as an imperial power in its own right after gaining self-government from Britain at the turn of the century.
Freedom, democracy, security, solidarity, free enterprise and self-government are the main principles of the programme.
He demanded responsible parliamentary government, local self-government and an independent judiciary.
The purpose of their constitutions is to contract radically the sphere of self-government - of democratic politics.
Democratic self-government is not the most important thing in the world - but it's hardly chopped liver, either.
Its claims are not incompatible with those of science, technology, and democratic self-government .
This power is realised directly through the organs of state power and local self-government .
The purposes of this extensive popular involvement in an enlarged domain of public life are at once greater self-government and self-realization.
By disempowerment, the tribunal referred to the denigration and destruction of Maori autonomy, or self-government .
It consisted of the landed gentlemen of NSW who assumed they would constitute the government when the colony acquired self-government .