22 May

First New Zealand rugby team in action

1884 First New Zealand rugby team in action

The first representative New Zealand rugby team played its first match, defeating a Wellington XV 9-0 before embarking on a tour of New South Wales. Read more...
Waikato-Tainui sign Deed of Settlement with the Crown

1995 Waikato-Tainui sign Deed of Settlement with the Crown

Waikato–Tainui was the first iwi to reach an historial Treaty of Waitangi settlement with the Crown for injustices going back to the 1860s. The Deed of Settlement included cash and land valued at a total of $170 million. Read more...