3 August

Anthony Trollope arrives for New Zealand tour

1872 Anthony Trollope arrives for New Zealand tour

Anthony Trollope, one of the Victorian era’s most famous novelists, landed at Bluff at the start of a two-month tour of New Zealand. Read more...
Finnish sailing ship seized as war prize

1941 Finnish sailing ship seized as war prize

Five days after its arrival in Wellington, the four-masted barque Pamir was seized in prize by the New Zealand government. Read more...