4 April

First school dental nurses begin training

1921 First school dental nurses begin training

In a world first, 34 women were appointed to train as dental nurses for the state-funded School Dental Service. Read more...
Silvia Cartwright becomes governor-general

2001 Silvia Cartwright becomes governor-general

The swearing-in of Dame Silvia Cartwright as New Zealand’s 18th governor-general completed a female clean sweep of the country’s most powerful political and legal positions. Read more...