10 July

New Zealand adopts decimal currency

1967 New Zealand adopts decimal currency

Pounds, shillings and pence were replaced by 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 crew member died when French secret agents mined the Greenpeace vessel Rainbow Warrior in Waitematā Harbour, Auckland. Read more...