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TODAY IN HISTORY
1864, Pai Mārire defeated at Sentry Hill, Taranaki
NZ cricketers skittled for 26
Bert Sutcliffe top-scored with 11 runs as New Zealand was skittled for the lowest total in test cricket history – a mere 26 runs.
Signing of CER agreement strengthens trans-Tasman trade ties
New Zealand and Australia formally signed the Closer Economic Relations (CER) agreement, strengthening trade ties between the Tasman neighbours.
Māori Television launched
A dawn pōwhiri at Māori Television’s new offices in Newmarket, Auckland, was covered in the first transmission next day.
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