24 February

Battle of Langverwacht Hill

1902 Battle of Langverwacht Hill

Twenty-four New Zealanders were killed in this battle during the South African (Boer) War. A total of 230 New Zealanders died while serving in New Zealand's first overseas war. Read more...
TSS <em>Earnslaw</em> launched on Lake Wakatipu

1912 TSS Earnslaw launched on Lake Wakatipu

For more than a century, the TSS Earnslaw has carried freight and people to and from remote settlements on the shores of Lake Wakatipu. Read more...