15 March

51 killed in mosque shootings

2019 51 killed in mosque shootings

New Zealand’s Muslim community suffered an horrific attack when a self-proclaimed ‘white nationalist’ opened fire on worshippers at two mosques in Christchurch. Fifty were killed and another 50 wounded, one of whom died six weeks later. Read more...
New Zealand forces capture Castle Hill at Cassino

1944 New Zealand forces capture Castle Hill at Cassino

6 New Zealand Brigade attacked the Italian town of Cassino as part of the Allies‘ advance on Rome. By the time the New Zealand Division was withdrawn in early April, 343 New Zealanders had lost their lives. Read more...
New Zealand troops riot in England

1919 New Zealand troops riot in England

In the most serious breakdown of discipline in the New Zealand Expeditionary Force in the European theatre, hundreds of men rioted at Sling Camp on Salisbury Plain. Read more...