21 April

First Golden Shears competition

1961 First Golden Shears competition

First held at the Masterton War Memorial Stadium in 1961, the Golden Shears competition has become the iconic event for the shearing and wool-handling industry in New Zealand. Read more...

Dave McKenzie wins the Boston Marathon

1967 Dave McKenzie wins the Boston Marathon

The 24-year-old McKenzie won the prestigious race in a course record of 2:15:45 ahead of American Tom Laris and Yutaka Aoki of Japan. He was the first New Zealander to win the Boston Marathon. Read more...