11 November

Armistice Day

1918 Armistice Day

The 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month marks the moment when hostilities ceased on the Western Front in 1918, following the signing of the Armistice Read more...

Troopship <em>Awatea</em> goes down fighting

1942 Troopship Awatea goes down fighting

New Zealand's finest pre-war passenger liner, the Union Steam Ship Company's Awatea, was sunk by German and Italian bombers after landing Allied troops on the North African coast. Read more...

Andy Haden dive saves rugby test

1978 Andy Haden dive saves rugby test

With two minutes to play in a rugby test match against Wales, All Black lock Andy Haden flung himself sideways as if in a C-grade action movie to secure a match-winning penalty Read more...