12 March

Arthur's Pass 'discovered'

1864 Arthur's Pass 'discovered'

Arthur, George and Edward Dobson were searching for a route between Canterbury and the West Coast that the chief Tarapuhi had told them about. Read more...
New Zealand Red Cross worker killed in Vietnam

1975 New Zealand Red Cross worker killed in Vietnam

Returning from leave in Laos, 30-year-old Malcolm ‘Mac’ Riding was aboard an Air Vietnam DC4 when it crashed 25 km from his Red Cross team’s compound near Pleiku, South Vietnam. Read more...