Ariarne Titmus wins Olympic gold again with victory in 200m freestyle final in Tokyo
Ariarne Titmus's incredible Tokyo Olympics continues, with the Australian superstar winning gold in the 200m freestyle. full story
The OlyWhites are anticipating a tough battle against Romania at the Tokyo Olympics
The OlyWhites are anticipating a tough battle against Romania at the Tokyo Olympics full story
Mixed results for our men's cyclists in the road time trial at the Tokyo Olympics
Mixed results for our men's cyclists in the road time trial at the Tokyo Olympics full story
Quote of the Day
"God himself could not sink this ship." Anonymous Titanic Deck Hand
1897 - Tasmania sinks off Māhia with suitcase of jewels
On the afternoon of 28 July, the Huddart-Parker steamer Tasmania left Auckland for Dunedin via Napier, Wellington and Lyttelton. At around 11 p.m. the following night, with a strong south-east gale blowing, the ship struck rocks off Table Cape, Māhia Peninsula. more...
1981 - Kiri Te Kanawa sings at Royal Wedding
For six minutes New Zealand opera star Kiri Te Kanawa took centre stage at the highly anticipated wedding of Prince Charles to Lady Diana Spencer at St Paul’s Cathedral, London more...
1981 - Police baton anti-tour protesters outside Parliament
Up to 2000 anti-Springbok tour protesters were confronted by police who used batons to stop them marching up Molesworth St to the home of South Africa's Consul to New Zealand. more...
2003 - Moana Mackey joins mother Janet in Parliament
Twenty-nine-year-old Moana Mackey entered the House of Representatives as a Labour Party list MP. She joined her mother, Janet Mackey, who had been a Labour MP since 1993. They were the first mother and daughter to serve together in New Zealand’s Parliament. more...
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