A severe weather warning's in place for much of the country
A severe weather warning's in place for much of the country full story
Tokyo Olympics schedule: Swimming finals, men's triathlon and Hockeyroos all in action
Australians Emma McKeon and Ariarne Titmus swim for gold, while the Hockeyroos and Stingers continue their Tokyo campaigns and the men's triathlon takes place. Here are the Olympic events to watch out for on day 3. full story
Spain and the men's Black Sticks are level 3-all in the fourth quarter of their hockey match this evening
Spain and the men's Black Sticks are level 3-all in the fourth quarter of their hockey match this evening full story
Quote of the Day
"When I was a kid my favorite relative was Uncle Caveman. After school we'd all go play in his cave, and every once in a while he would eat one of us. It wasn't until later that I found out that Uncle Caveman was a bear." Jack Handey
1863 - Floods kill 25 miners in Central Otago
Approximately 25 gold miners died on the Arrow diggings, north-east of Queenstown, in a series of flash floods and slips caused by 24 hours of heavy rain. more...
1865 - Parliament moves to Wellington
The capital moved from Auckland to more centrally located Wellington on the recommendation of an Australian commission. The former Wellington Provincial Council chamber became the new home for Parliament. more...
1928 - Kiwi boxer fights for world heavyweight title
In the midst of boxing's golden age, Gisborne-born Tom Heeney took on Gene Tunney in front of 46,000 spectators at Yankee Stadium, New York. Although he was defeated, his title bid had aroused tremendous interest in both New Zealand and the USA. more...
1984 - Ann Hercus becomes first Minister of Women's Affairs
Ann Hercus became New Zealand’s first Minister for Women’s Affairs following the election of the fourth Labour government. more...
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