Important Events

Attack on America
Photo essays of the events following September 11, 2001.

Information about the September 11, 2001, attack on America by terrorists.

Solar Eclipse
Photos and information about the total eclipse in August 1999.

Columbia is Lost
On 1 Feb 2003, the space shuttle Columbia exploded 15 minutes before it was expected to land, killing all on board.

Information about the Indian Ocean Tsunami disaster on Boxing Day, 2004.

The story of the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki at the end of World War Two.

The Bali Bombings
Information and photos of the terrorist bombs in Bali in both 2002 and 2005.

The Maori Queen dies
In 2006, the Maori Queen, Te Arikinui Dame Te Atairangikaahu, died at her Turangawaewae marae, after being the head of her people for 40 years.

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