The stepbrother of Grace Millane's murderer says the guilty verdict - and hearing the gruesome details of her death - have been "incredibly hard" for the family
The stepbrother of Grace Millane's murderer says the guilty verdict - and hearing the gruesome details of her death - have been "incredibly hard" for the family full story
Hong Kong's district council elections could send powerful message to China
On Sunday the results of the election of these largely powerless officials will send a powerful message that could reshape the protest movement or draw the ire of an increasingly impatient China. full story
Some handy advice for Dave Rennie UPDATED
Some handy advice for Dave Rennie full story
Quote of the Day
"The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good" Samuel Johnson
1918 - Influenza pandemic reaches peak mortality
No other event has killed so many New Zealanders in such a short time as the influenza pandemic of the early 20th century. more...
1947 - Civic funeral for 41 Ballantyne's fire victims
On 18 November 1947 Ballantyne's, a Christchurch department store that was a local institution, was razed by one of the worst fires in New Zealand's history. The bodies of the 41 victims were buried at Ruru Lawn Cemetery, Bromley, after a civic funeral. more...
1986 - Pope John Paul II celebrates Mass in windy Wellington
The first and so far only visit to New Zealand by a Bishop of Rome was significant for Catholics and the wider community. more...
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