Preppers were considered foolish doomsayers before coronavirus. Now they feel vindicated
Preppers are an openly mocked group of people who, as the name suggests, prepare — often intensely — for every kind of calamity. But amid nationwide stockpiling over coronavirus, they say they no longer look foolish. full story
Is coronavirus airborne, and how does it spread?
Is it possible for coronavirus to linger in the air? And can you catch it even after someone who is infected with it has left the room? full story
No big winners in Lotto this evening - the night's biggest winners being the 4 people who shared Lotto second division
No big winners in Lotto this evening - the night's biggest winners being the 4 people who shared Lotto second division full story
Quote of the Day
"Man is still the most extraordinary computer of all." John F. Kennedy
1955 - NZ cricketers skittled for 26
Bert Sutcliffe top-scored with 11 runs as New Zealand was skittled for the lowest total in test cricket history – a mere 26 runs. more...
1983 - Signing of CER agreement strengthens trans-Tasman trade ties
New Zealand and Australia formally signed the Closer Economic Relations (CER) agreement, strengthening trade ties between the Tasman neighbours. more...
2004 - Māori Television launched
A dawn pōwhiri at Māori Television’s new offices in Newmarket, Auckland, was covered in the first transmission next day. more...
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