29 February

Intelligence tests arrive in New Zealand schools

1924 Intelligence tests arrive in New Zealand schools

Following a US study tour by Frank Milner, the rector of Waitaki Boys’ High School, the Education Department began applying the Terman Group Test of Mental Ability to all first-year post-primary school students Read more...

Opening of first road to Maungapōhatu

1964 Opening of first road to Maungapōhatu

A milling road provided the first vehicle access to the tiny Urewera settlement of Maungapōhatu – famous as the former home of the prophet Rua Kēnana Read more...