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Only one portion of the fuselage of the Air New Zealand DC-10 remained intact on the icy slopes of Mt Erebus.
Police talk to an elderly Chinese man during the Malayan Emergency.
Search and rescue at the scene of the Tangiwai railway disaster
A series of images relating to the pursuit and arrest of Mau in January 1930
Portrait of Fred Evans by Dick Scott. Evans was killed during the 1912 Waihi strike.
Citing the Terrorism Suppression Act, police arrested 18 people in nationwide raids linked to alleged weapons training camps near the eastern Bay of Plenty township of Rūātoki.
Police search Minnie Dean's garden at The Larches.
With the death of so many people, it is not surprising that the investigations into the tragedy became a source of great debate and controversy.
The court of inquiry that met 10 weeks after the sinking pinpointed the build-up of water in the vehicle deck as the reason the ferry finally capsized.
This April marks the 45th anniversary of the sinking of the ferry Wahine. With more than 50 lives lost, this was New Zealand's worst modern maritime disaster. The Wahine’s demise on 10 April 1968 also heralded a new era in local TV news as pictures of the disaster were beamed into Kiwi living rooms.
Senior Sergeant Brent Craig displays a mock-up of an offender and an array of facial characteristics from his photofit kit.
Tony Taylor, professor of clinical psychology at Victoria University, describes the effects of the disaster on police.
A team of New Zealand Police officers and a Mountain Face Rescue Team were immediately dispatched to the scene of the Erebus disaster.
Up to 2000 anti-Springbok tour protesters were confronted by police who used batons to stop them marching up Molesworth St to the home of South Africa's Consul to New Zealand.
New Zealand had been granted a mandate over the former German colony following the First World War. Growing Samoan calls for independence came to a head during a Mau demonstration in Apia which left 12 people dead.
For 56 days in July, August and September 1981, New Zealanders were divided against each other in the largest civil disturbance seen since the 1951 waterfront dispute. The cause of this was the visit of the South African rugby team – the Springboks.
In Hamilton the protestors occupying the pitch had chanted 'The whole world is watching'. The same applied to New Zealand as a nation. Some believed the tour was an opportunity to address racism in New Zealand and show solidarity with the oppressed black majority in South Africa.
Select itinerary of the 1981 tour by the Springbok rugby team.
The tour supporters were determined that the first Springbok visit to New Zealand since 1965 would not be spoiled. The anti-tour movement was equally determined to show its opposition to it.
Keeping sport and politics separate was becoming increasingly difficult. In July 1969 HART (Halt All Racist Tours) was founded by University of Auckland students with the specific aim of opposing sporting contact with South Africa.