Black Caps bowling coach Shane Jurgensen's leading the praise for Tim Southee's impressive five-wicket bag in the first test against India
Black Caps bowling coach Shane Jurgensen's leading the praise for Tim Southee's impressive five-wicket bag in the first test against India full story
Omicron COVID-19 variant has been detected in South Africa. Here is what we know
After a new COVID-19 variant emerged in southern Africa, scientists, health officials and the public are concerned, and the World Health Organization is monitoring the situation closely. Here is what we know. full story
Teófimo López vs George Kamobsos Jr — when is the fight, how can I watch?
George Kambosos Jr will finally meet unified lightweight world champion Teófimo López at Madison Square Garden on Sunday (AEDT). Here's everything you need to know. full story
Quote of the Day
"La plus perdue de toutes les journees est celle ou l'on n'a pas ri. The most wasted of all days is the day one did not laugh." Chamfort, Nicolas (1741-1794)
1849 - Death of Te Rauparaha
The formidable Ngāti Toa leader had dominated Te Moana-o-Raukawa - the Cook Strait region - from his base at Kapiti Island for nearly 20 years. more...
1935 - Labour wins power
The 1935 general election has long been seen a defining moment in New Zealand history. Undermined by its failure to cope with the distress of the Depression, the Coalition (‘National’) government was routed by the Labour Party, led by Michael Joseph Savage. more...
1940 - Liner sunk off East Cape
The 16,712-ton New Zealand Shipping Company liner Rangitane was intercepted and sunk 550 km off East Cape, with the loss of 15 lives. more...
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