14 October

Suzanne Aubert appointed Mother Superior

1892 Suzanne Aubert appointed Mother Superior

Mother Aubert, known initially in her religious life as Sister Mary Joseph, was appointed to the newly established order at Hiruharama (Jerusalem) on the Whanganui River Read more...
'Mr Asia' found murdered

1979 'Mr Asia' found murdered

The gangland murder of ‘Mr Asia’ Marty Johnstone led to the demise of one of New Zealand’s largest ever drug rings. Johnstone was killed on the orders of drug lord Terry Clark. Divers found his mutilated body in a flooded quarry in England. Read more...
Silver Ferns beat Diamonds in Commonwealth Games thriller

2010 Silver Ferns beat Diamonds in Commonwealth Games thriller

Just how close the New Zeland and Australian netball teams were became clear as the match, the longest official game of netball ever played, stretched over 84 pulsating minutes.  Read more...