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After debuting for the New Zealand cricket team against England in 1949 John Reid went on to play another 57 tests for his country, 34 of those as captain.
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
New Zealand goes to war - First World War overviewArmistice Day - remembering the 1918 influenza pandemicArmistice DayNew Zealand in 1918First World War timeline
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
The Merchant Navy in the Second World WarUnder the Southern Cross - the Merchant Navy
10 March 1869 New Zealand Cross created
11 March 1845 The fall of Kororāreka
12 March 1864 Arthur's Pass 'discovered'
13 March 1956 NZ's first test cricket victory
14 March 1980 Split Enz hit no.1 with 'I got you'
15 March 1944 NZ forces capture Castle Hill at Cassino
16 March 1940 Jockey Y-fronts hit NZ shops