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TODAY IN HISTORY
1864, Pai Mārire defeated at Sentry Hill, Taranaki
The 'Sallies' come to New Zealand
Two English Salvation Army officers landed at Port Chalmers to set up a New Zealand branch of the Christian evangelical movement.
Trades' Hall bombing
Caretaker and unionist Ernie Abbott was killed on 27 March 1984 by a bomb at Trades’ Hall in Wellington’s Vivian St.
This Week in History
Prince of Wales arrives for New Zealand tour
New Zealand ship torpedoed in Tasman Sea
Moehanga becomes first Māori to visit England
First British rugby tourists take the field
Assault on Gate Pā
Pai Mārire defeated at Sentry Hill, Taranaki