1 March

Charles Thatcher gives first NZ performance

1862 Charles Thatcher gives first NZ performance

The British-born tenor Charles Thatcher gave his first New Zealand performance at Shadrach Jones' Commercial Hotel in Dunedin. Read more...
New Zealand Division formed

1916 New Zealand Division formed

After the evacuation from Gallipoli in December 1915, New Zealand forces returned to Egypt to recover. In February 1916, it was decided that Australian and New Zealand infantry divisions would be sent to the Western Front. On 1 March, the New Zealand Division was formed. Read more...