A 39-year-old man has appeared in the Tauranga District Court - charged with the murder of 17-month-old Sadie-Leigh Gardner
A 39-year-old man has appeared in the Tauranga District Court - charged with the murder of 17-month-old Sadie-Leigh Gardner full story
The head of the New Zealand Bankers' Association is playing down calls for more industry regulation
The head of the New Zealand Bankers' Association is playing down calls for more industry regulation full story
Shane Long scores fastest English Premier League goal ever for Southampton over Watford
Shane Long opens the scoring for Southampton after 7.69 seconds, a Premier League record, but the luckless Saints are forced to accept a draw after Watford equalises in the final minute. full story
Quote of the Day
"I've been on so many blind dates I should get a free dog." Wendy Liebman
1920 - Prince of Wales arrives for New Zealand tour
King George V’s son, Edward, Prince of Wales (who later reigned briefly as Edward VIII), visited New Zealand partly to thank the Dominion for its contribution to the Empire’s war effort. more...
1922 - New Zealand's first poppy day
A total of 245,059 small poppies and 15,157 larger versions were sold, earning £13,166. Of that amount, £3,695 was sent to help war-ravaged areas of northern France; the remainder went to unemployed returned soldiers and their families. more...
1941 - Sinking of the Hellas
Disaster struck during the hurried evacuation of Allied forces from Greece when a large number of civilians and Commonwealth troops, including New Zealanders, were killed while they were boarding the Greek yacht Hellas at the port of Piraeus, near Athens. more...
1951 - First New Zealander killed in battle in Korean War
Kayforce suffered its first fatal battle casualty with the death of Second Lieutenant Dennis Fielden. more...
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