14 January

Bob Fitzsimmons wins world middleweight boxing title

1891 Bob Fitzsimmons wins world middleweight boxing title

Fitzsimmons knocked out Jack Dempsey in New Orleans to become the second New Zealander to hold a world boxing title. Read more...

14-year-old finds New Zealand’s oldest fossils

1948 14-year-old finds New Zealand’s oldest fossils

In 1948, a 14-year-old Nelson schoolboy discovered the oldest fossils ever found in New Zealand. Read more...