23 October

New Zealand nurses lost in <em>Marquette</em> sinking

1915 New Zealand nurses lost in Marquette sinking

The sinking of the transport ship Marquette in the Aegean Sea in late 1915 added to the grief of a nation still reeling from the heavy losses at Gallipoli. Read more...
Mt Ruapehu air crash kills 13

1948 Mt Ruapehu air crash kills 13

The Lockheed Electra airliner ZK-AGK Kaka went missing in poor weather on a flight from Palmerston North to Hamilton. Searchers did not reach the wreckage for a week. Read more...
All Blacks win their second World Cup

2011 All Blacks win their second World Cup

The All Blacks won the Webb Ellis Cup for the second time in seven attempts, defending grimly to hold onto an 8–7 lead over France in front of 61,000 spectators at Eden Park, Auckland. Read more...