Police are investigating after tourists were victims in an aggravated robbed near Turangi
Police are investigating after tourists were victims in an aggravated robbed near Turangi full story
Tonga and Fiji have been shaken by a strong earthquake
Tonga and Fiji have been shaken by a strong earthquake full story
Penrith's Viliame Kikau
Penrith's Viliame Kikau, Tyrone May and Waqa Blake will all escape NRL suspensions for their roles in yesterday's fight during the loss to the Newcastle Knights full story
Quote of the Day
"If a man speaks in the forest and there is no woman to hear him, is he still wrong?"
1853 - E.G. Wakefield elected to Parliament
The originator of the New Zealand Company was elected to the House of Representatives as the member for Hutt six months after arriving in the colony. He had been quick to lobby for the introduction of responsible government. more...
1944 - Kiwi pilot's sacrifice saves French village
As his damaged Hawker Typhoon fighter-bomber rapidly lost height, Pilot Officer James Stellin struggled to avoid crashing into Saint-Maclou-la-Brière, a village of 370 people. He succeeded, but at the cost of his own life. The villagers gave him a hero’s funeral and have honoured his memory ever since. more...
2012 - Three New Zealand soldiers killed in Afghanistan
At approximately 9:20 p.m. Afghanistan time, a Humvee taking a patrol member to see a doctor at the Romero base in Bamiyan province was destroyed by an improvised explosive device. more...
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