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US Navy tragedy at Paekākāriki

1943 US Navy tragedy at Paekākāriki

Ten United States Navy personnel drowned off the Kapiti Coast, north of Wellington, during a training exercise in bad weather. Read more...
All Blacks win the first World Cup

1987 All Blacks win the first World Cup

With Michael Jones, John Kirwan and David Kirk scoring tries, the All Blacks defeated France 29–9 at Eden Park, Auckland. Kirk became the first captain to lift the Webb Ellis Cup. Read more...