2 October

New Zealand pilot saves Scottish village

1941 New Zealand pilot saves Scottish village

In October 1941, New Zealand Spitfire pilot Carlyle Everiss heroically sacrificed his life to save the Scottish village of Cowie from serious damage. Read more...
'Slice of Heaven' hits no. 1

1986 'Slice of Heaven' hits no. 1

Written for the movie Footrot Flats: the dog’s tale, based on an iconic New Zealand cartoon series, Dave Dobbyn’s hit single featured reggae band Herbs singing an unaccompanied cappella. It topped the charts for eight weeks. Read more...