21 January

NZ and Australia sign the Canberra Pact

1944 NZ and Australia sign the Canberra Pact

The Canberra Pact was an undertaking by both countries to co-operate on international matters, especially in the Pacific. Read more...

Ice comes to Nelson

1859 Ice comes to Nelson

Nowadays it is easy to enjoy a cold drink on a hot afternoon, but it was not always as simple as adding ice from the freezer to water from the refrigerator. Once the ice made a far longer journey. Read more...