8 March

First 'talkie' draws crowds in Wellington

1929 First 'talkie' draws crowds in Wellington

Moviegoers flocked to see Frank Borzage’s Street angel, a silent picture with a recorded musical soundtrack, at Wellington’s Paramount Theatre. Read more...
First appointment of trainee school dental nurses

1921 First appointment of trainee school dental nurses

A world first, 34 women were appointed to train as dental nurses for the state-funded School Dental Service (SDS). Read more...