10 July

New Zealand adopts decimal currency

1967 New Zealand adopts decimal currency

Pounds, shillings and pence were replaced with dollars and cents − 27 million new banknotes and 165 million new coins. Read more...

<em>Rainbow Warrior</em> sunk in Auckland

1985 Rainbow Warrior sunk in Auckland

One crewmember died when French secret agents blew up the Greenpeace vessel Rainbow Warrior in Auckland Harbour. Read more...