22 February

Kelburn cable car opens

1902 Kelburn cable car opens

Wellington's iconic cable car was built to provide residents of the developing hill suburb of Kelburn with quick access to downtown Lambton Quay. Read more...

Christchurch earthquake kills 185

2011 Christchurch earthquake kills 185

On Tuesday 22 February 2011 at 12.51 p.m. Christchurch was badly damaged by a magnitude 6.3 earthquake, which killed 185 people and injured several thousand. Read more...