31 October

Capture of Beersheba

1917 Capture of Beersheba

The NZ Mounted Rifles Brigade played a key part in the capture of Beersheba, a turning point in the struggle for the Middle East in the First World War Read more...
Keri Hulme wins Booker Prize

1985 Keri Hulme wins Booker Prize

When Keri Hulme’s first novel, The bone people, won the prestigious Booker Prize in 1985, it was not only New Zealand’s first Booker, but the first debut novel ever to win. Read more...
All Blacks defend World Cup title

2015 All Blacks defend World Cup title

The All Blacks defeated Australia 34-17 at London's Twickenham stadium to become the first team to win back-to-back Rugby World Cup competitions, and the first to win the title three times. Read more...