9 May

First <em>School Journal</em> published

1907 First School Journal published

New Zealand pupils were for the first time able to read a schoolbook published in their own country. Read more...
Kiwi Wimbledon champ killed in battle

1915 Kiwi Wimbledon champ killed in battle

New Zealand's most successful tennis player, Anthony Wilding was one of the stars of the sport in the decade before the First World War. Read more...
New Zealand celebrates Victory in Europe

1945 New Zealand celebrates Victory in Europe

Germany surrendered on 7 May, New Zealand time, but acting Prime Minister Walter Nash insisted that celebrations should wait until after British Prime Minister Winston Churchill had officially announced peace at 1 a.m. on 9 May, New Zealand time. Read more...