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    John Walker is one of New Zealand's track heroes. His athletic career was punctuated by memorable performances and noted for its longevity

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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 cooperate on international matters, especially in the Pacific. more...

Ice comes to Nelson

1859 Ice comes to Nelson

Nowadays it is easy to have a cold drink on a hot day, 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. more...