Healthy volunteers to be infected with coronavirus during UK vaccine study UPDATED
Healthy volunteers aged 18 to 30 are being recruited for the human challenge study, which will infect them with coronavirus in order to determine its strength and test potential vaccines. full story
American Magic is putting its new AC 75 boat Patriot through it's paces for a third day out on Auckland's Waitemata Harbour as it looks to get a jump on its rival America's Cup challengers UPDATED
American Magic is putting its new AC 75 boat Patriot through it's paces for a third day out on Auckland's Waitemata Harbour as it looks to get a jump on its rival America's Cup challengers full story
As many as 100 million voters may be missing in the US election. Here's why many Americans don't vote
In the US, it's not compulsory to vote and research has found that many non-voters are disillusioned and don't trust the system. So what could this mean for the US election? full story
Quote of the Day
"You know what charm is: a way of getting the answer yes without having asked any clear question." Albert Camus
1964 - Peter Snell wins second gold in Tokyo
Snell had successfully defended his 800-m title earlier at the Tokyo Olympics and completed the coveted middle-distance double with gold in the 1500 m. Fellow Kiwi John Davies won bronze. more...
2008 - Stolen medals returned to National Army Museum
The 96 medals, including nine Victoria Crosses, two George Crosses and an Albert Medal, had been stolen from the Waiōuru museum early on the morning of 2 December 2007. The VCs included those awarded to Reginald Judson, Keith Elliott and Henry Laurent. more...
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