Tag: historical anniversaries

View from the top of the Southern Alps, looking across the West Coast to the Tasman Sea.  Here lies the infamous Alpine Fault, which last ruptured 300 years ago.
© Lemuel Lyes

2017 Historical Anniversaries

Well somehow another year has passed so, as usual, here is a list of upcoming anniversaries to look out for. Some international ones and some local New Zealand dates as well, some notable ones and some others that will likely pass with little commemoration.

Ringo Starr being greeted with the hongi, Wellington. Hill, Morris James, 1929-2002 :Negatives of Wellington, and national events and personalities. Ref: 1/4-071854-F. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. http://natlib.govt.nz/records/22787513

2014 Historical Anniversaries

First, a quick note to my regular readers – thanks so much for all your support and encouragement over the past year.  I hope you all enjoyed the holiday season and are ready to make the most of 2014.  To get things started here is a short list […]