30 January

Bookies take last bets on New Zealand racecourses

1911 Bookies take last bets on New Zealand racecourses

A 1910 amendment to the Gaming Act banned bookmakers from New Zealand racecourses, other public places and hotels. Read more...

Queen farewells New Zealand

1954 Queen farewells New Zealand

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, left Bluff at the end of the first tour of New Zealand by a reigning monarch. Read more...