29 June

Wreck of the <em>White Swan</em>

1862 Wreck of the White Swan

No human lives but many irreplaceable government records were lost when the steamer was wrecked on the Wairarapa coast Read more...
First female Anglican bishop appointed

1990 First female Anglican bishop appointed

Dr Penny Jamieson’s rise through church ranks was rapid. The first women were ordained to the Anglican priesthood in New Zealand in 1977. Jamieson was ordained and appointed to a Wellington parish in 1985. Read more...