A toddler has been airlifted to a Brisbane hospital with a fractured skull and cuts to his head and neck after his father snatched the boy from a dingo's jaws on Queensland's Fraser Island
A toddler has been airlifted to a Brisbane hospital with a fractured skull and cuts to his head and neck after his father snatched the boy from a dingo's jaws on Queensland's Fraser Island full story
Northern Ireland police launch terror probe after woman shot dead during rioting in Londonderry
Police appeal for calm in Londonderry after a woman dies in gunfire as officers are attacked with petrol bombs and other missiles during rioting in a nationalist area of the city. full story
Real estate giant Barfoot & Thompson has hiked some tenant change fees by more than 140 percent
Real estate giant Barfoot & Thompson has hiked some tenant change fees by more than 140 percent full story
Quote of the Day
"God made man before woman to give him time to think of an answer for her first question." Anon
1884 - First royal honour for New Zealand woman
The Royal Red Cross was awarded to Miss Alice Crisp, matron of Auckland Hospital, in a ceremony at Government House, Auckland. more...
1893 - State buys Cheviot Estate
In the 1890s the Liberal government, especially Minister of Lands John McKenzie, were determined to ‘burst up’ large estates for settlement by prospective small farmers, who were among its key supporters. The first property purchased under this policy was the 34,300-ha Cheviot Estate in North Canterbury. more...
1967 - Dave McKenzie wins the Boston Marathon
The 24-year-old McKenzie set a new course record of 2 hours 15 minutes 45 seconds in finishing ahead of American Tom Laris and Yutaka Aoki of Japan. He was the first New Zealander to win the Boston Marathon. more...
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