16 May

Eight killed in attack on Boulcott Farm

1846 Eight killed in attack on Boulcott Farm

Disagreements over the validity of land purchases by the New Zealand Company led to a series of skirmishes between local Māori and government forces in the Wellington region from 1845 to 1846. Read more...
All Whites beat Australia on road to Spain

1981 All Whites beat Australia on road to Spain

The New Zealand football team's famous 2-0 victory in Sydney was a defining moment in their epic qualifying campaign for the 1982 World Cup finals. Read more...