New Zealand records first coronavirus-related death, Jacinda Ardern urges people to practise social distancing
A 75-year-old woman from New Zealand's West Coast region becomes the country's first death related to COVID-19. full story
A police investigation is underway after a body was discovered in a Christchurch creek UPDATED
A police investigation is underway after a body was discovered in a Christchurch creek full story
A person has died in a workplace accident in Wellington this afternoon
A person has died in a workplace accident in Wellington this afternoon full story
Quote of the Day
"If a window of opportunity appears, don't pull down the shade." Tom Peters
1940 - Funeral procession for Prime Minister Savage
New Zealand’s first Labour prime minister, Michael Joseph Savage, died in office on 27 March 1940. His body lay in state at Parliament for two days before his funeral cortège, which was more than 1.6 km long, set off for the railway station at 9 a.m. on 30 March. more...
2004 - Historian Michael King dies
Historian Michael King (aged 58) and his wife Maria Jungowska died in a car accident in south Waikato. King’s Penguin history of New Zealand became the most popular book of the year, and was the Readers’ Choice at the 2004 Montana New Zealand Book Awards. more...
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