Novak Djokovic has finally mastered the one tennis tournament that's eluded him
Novak Djokovic has finally mastered the one tennis tournament that's eluded him full story
Kiwi Scott Dixon has moved through the field to get up to fourth after 126 laps of 200 through this morning's marathon Indycar event
Kiwi Scott Dixon has moved through the field to get up to fourth after 126 laps of 200 through this morning's marathon Indycar event full story
Optimists are outnumbering pessimists in Canterbury
Optimists are outnumbering pessimists in Canterbury full story
Quote of the Day
"If a man speaks in the forest and there is no woman to hear him, is he still wrong?"
1904 - First use of kiwi as unofficial national symbol?
The New Zealand Free Lance printed a J.C. Blomfield cartoon in which a plucky kiwi morphed into a moa as the All Blacks defeated Great Britain 9–3 in the first rugby test between Motherland and colony. This may have been the first use of a kiwi to symbolise the nation in a cartoon. more...
1940 - Turakina sunk by German raider in Tasman
It was the first naval battle in the Tasman Sea. The New Zealand Shipping Company freighter Turakina was intercepted and sunk by the Orion nearly 500 km off the Taranaki coast with the loss of 36 lives. Twenty survivors were taken prisoner. more...
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