23 October

Ten NZ nurses lost in <em>Marquette</em> sinking

1915 Ten NZ nurses lost in Marquette sinking

Thirty-two New Zealanders, including 10 nurses, were killed when the troop transport Marquette was torpedoed by a German U-boat. Read more...

Mt Ruapehu air crash kills 13

1948 Mt Ruapehu air crash kills 13

The Lockheed Electra airliner ZK-AGK Kaka went missing in poor weather on a flight from Palmerston North to Hamilton. Searchers did not reach the wreckage for a week. Read more...