7 December

Bassett Road machine-gun murders

1963 Bassett Road machine-gun murders

The bullet-ridden bodies of Frederick George Walker and Kevin James Speight were found in a house on Bassett Rd in Remuera, Auckland. A team of 32 detectives began an immediate search that led to the arrest of Ron Jorgensen and John Gillies. Read more...

Queen Street concert ends in riot

1984 Queen Street concert ends in riot

‘Tears, terror at the concert that made history’ was one of the newspaper headlines the day after the Queen St riot of December 1984. Read more...