9 June

Beginning of Tītokowaru's war

1868 Beginning of Tītokowaru's war

Ngā Ruahine warriors led by Riwha Tītokowaru killed three settlers near Ketemarae, north of Hāwera, provoking a resumption of fighting in south Taranaki. Read more...
Public Trust Office building opens

1909 Public Trust Office building opens

Prime Minister Sir Joseph Ward opened the Public Trust Office Building in Lambton Quay, Wellington. The occassion was marked by a lunchtime banquet and a concert and dance later that evening Read more...