Young Ni-Vanuatu surfer attracts attention after wowing competition with duct-taped board
A Ni-Vanuatu boy who captured online attention after progressing into the final stages of a local surfing competition with an old, duct-taped surfboard is gifted a new board from a fellow surf enthusiast in New Zealand. full story
Giving life back to a people who have no hope
Ray Martin goes inside a refugee camp in Bangladesh where an estimated 50,000 people are blind. Australia's Fred Hollows Foundation is trying to change that. full story
Pacifist grandad remembered on Anzac Day
Ex-serviceman Marty Bidois was at the Wellington dawn service to remember those who fought before him but to also honour his grandfather who refused to fight. full story
Quote of the Day
"Biologically speaking, if something bites you it's more likely to be female" Desmond Morris
1915 - Gallipoli landings
Each year on Anzac Day, New Zealanders (and Australians) mark the anniversary of the Gallipoli landings of 25 April 1915. more...
1916 - First Anzac Day
Communities across New Zealand and overseas gathered to commemorate the first anniversary of the Gallipoli landings. more...
1963 - New Zealand medics start work in South Vietnam
On Anzac Day 1963, a six-strong New Zealand civilian surgical team arrived in Qui Nhon, South Vietnam as part of the Colombo Plan assistance programme. Their deployment marked the beginning of New Zealand’s involvement in the Vietnam War. more...
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