11 April

New Zealand's first royal visit

1869 New Zealand's first royal visit

The Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Alfred Ernest Albert, arrived in Wellington as captain of the frigate HMS Galatea. The first member of the British royal family to visit New Zealand, he was greeted with haka, speeches and bunting. Read more...
Arrival of the NZ Division in France

1916 Arrival of the NZ Division in France

The Minnewaska, a troopship carrying the headquarters of the recently formed New Zealand Division, arrived in Marseilles, France Read more...