27 June

Māui Pōmare memorial unveiled

1936 Māui Pōmare memorial unveiled

An estimated crowd of 1200 Māori and Pākehā from around the country converged on Manukorihi Pā in Waitara, Taranaki, to attend the unveiling of a memorial to ‘one of New Zealand’s greatest men’, Sir Māui Pōmare. Read more...
Mark Williams hits no. 1

1975 Mark Williams hits no. 1

'Yesterday was just the beginning of my life' topped the New Zealand music charts for three weeks. Williams successfully combined soul and pop with an image that merged glam rock with disco. Read more...