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
One dead in Auckland motorcycle crash
One person has died in a motorcycle crash that has closed Dairy Flat Highway in the Auckland suburb of Lucas Heights. full story
Fishermen rescued near American Samoa
Four fishermen have been rescued near American Samoa in an incident Rescue Coordination Centre NZ says shows the value of float-free locator beacons. 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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