15 November

First issue of <em>Otago Daily Times</em> published

1861 First issue of Otago Daily Times published

Dunedin became the first New Zealand centre to get a daily newspaper when William Cutten and future Premier Julius Vogel published the first issue of the Otago Daily Times. Read more...

British flag flies for first time in NZ

1769 British flag flies for first time in NZ

By raising the British Colours on Coromandel Peninsula, Cook claimed the area in the name of King George III. Read more...