15 February

New Zealand beats England in a cricket test for the first time

1978 New Zealand beats England in a cricket test for the first time

Chasing 137 for victory in the first test at the Basin Reserve in Wellington, England was bowled out for 64, with Richard Hadlee taking 6 for 26. Read more...

First shipment of frozen meat leaves NZ

1882 First shipment of frozen meat leaves NZ

The Dunedin sailed from Port Chalmers with New Zealand's first refrigerated cargo destined for Britain, pioneering the frozen meat and dairy trade that would become the cornerstone of the economy. Read more...