18 December

Air New Zealand women cabin crew win anti-discrimination case

1988 Air New Zealand women cabin crew win anti-discrimination case

Air New Zealand was found to be in breach of the Human Rights Act after over a decade of female cabin crew campaigning for the same opportunities as male workers at the airline. Read more...
First known encounter between Māori and Europeans

1642 First known encounter between Māori and Europeans

Abel Tasman’s Dutch East India Company expedition had the first known European contact with Māori. It did not go well. Read more...