The Black Caps appear far from desperate after slumping to back to back comprehensive defeats in the Twenty/20 series against India at Eden Park
The Black Caps appear far from desperate after slumping to back to back comprehensive defeats in the Twenty/20 series against India at Eden Park full story
NBA games go ahead despite Kobe Bryant's death, with players and fans paying tribute
Scheduled NBA games went ahead following news of Kobe Bryant's death, leaving seasoned players in tears on the sidelines and others paying tribute on the court. full story
China is aiming to build a hospital in Wuhan inside a week to treat coronavirus patients. Here's how
China has a record for fast feats of engineering, and now workers are labouring around the clock to build a new hospital for coronavirus patients. They could have it finished within a week. full story
Quote of the Day
"Never hit a man with glasses. Hit him with something bigger and heavier." Anon
1827 - D'Urville sails through 'French Pass'
In a feat of navigational daring – and after several attempts – the French explorer Jules Sébastien César Dumont d’Urville sailed the Astrolabe from Tasman Bay through the narrow ‘French Pass’ into Admiralty Bay in the Marlborough Sounds. more...
1901 - Hardham wins Victoria Cross in South Africa
Wellington blacksmith William Hardham served in South Africa with the fourth New Zealand contingent. He was the only New Zealander awarded a Victoria Cross during the South African War. more...
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