A six-person triathlon team of Olympic bronze medallist Hayden Wilde, Tayler Reid, Dylan McCullough, Andrea Hansen nee Hewitt, Ainsley Thorpe and Nicole van der Kaay have been selected for the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham
A six-person triathlon team of Olympic bronze medallist Hayden Wilde, Tayler Reid, Dylan McCullough, Andrea Hansen nee Hewitt, Ainsley Thorpe and Nicole van der Kaay have been selected for the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham full story
Australia's Jai Hindley closes gap to three seconds on Giro d'Italia leader Richard Carapaz after stage 16
Jai Hindley is even closer to hitting the lead in the final week of the Giro d'Italia, as the Aussie cyclist holds off race leader Richard Carapaz in a sprint finish to gain a crucial time bonus. full story
A man is critically injured, after falling from a height at a Dunedin hotel
A man is critically injured, after falling from a height at a Dunedin hotel full story
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"It is now proved beyond doubt that smoking is one of the leading causes of statistics." Fletcher Knebel
1861 - The Press goes to press
Published from a cottage in Montreal Street, the first edition was a six-page tabloid which sold for sixpence. more...
1978 - Bastion Point protesters evicted
Police and army personal removed 222 people from Bastion Point, Auckland, ending an occupation that had begun in January 1977. Ngāti Whātua were protesting against the loss of land in the Ōrakei Block, which had once been declared ‘absolutely inalienable’. more...
1992 - First episode of Shortland Street goes to air
In 2022, Shortland Street was New Zealand’s longest-running television drama series more...
2008 - Scott Dixon wins Indianapolis 500
Dixon's victory at the Brickyard in 2008, the first Indianapolis 500 win by a New Zealander, helped him secure his second Indy Racing League championship. more...
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