Oceania

Kate Sheppard National Memorial – The women’s suffrage monument in Christchurch

Is New Zealand’s first memorial to the women’s suffrage campaign, and particularly honors the life of one of the country’s leading campaigners for women’s suffrage, Kate Sheppard.

Norfolk Government House – The oldest working government building of Australia in Norfolk Island

The renovated historic Government House was built in 1829 and, as part of the Kingston and Arthurs Vale Historic Area, is listed on the Australian National Heritage

Uluru Ayers Rock – The spectacular ancient monolith in Mutitjulu

One of Australia’s most recognizable natural landmarks and has been a popular destination for tourists since the late 1930’s. Formerly known as Ayers Rock, Uluru is made

Operation Vengeance – The end of Admiral Yamamoto in Bougainville Island

On April 14, 1943, the United States naval intelligence effort, decrypted a message containing specifics of Yamamoto’s tour, including arrival and departure times and locations, as well

Sri Siva Subramaniya temple – The large colored house of worship in Nadi

A temple in the southern hemisphere, is known for its peaceful atmosphere. Featuring traditional Dravidian styling, the temple is a towering colorful structure adorned in ornate carvings

Sputnik 1 – The full-scale replica of the world’s first satellite is being exhibited in Sydney

The Soviet Union launched it into an elliptical low Earth orbit on 4 October 1957. It orbited for three weeks before its batteries died and then orbited

“Blood in the Water” – The battle between Hungary and USSR in Melbourne

The match took place on 6 December 1956 against the background of the Hungarian Revolution, and saw Hungary defeat the USSR 4–0. The name was coined after

City of Adelaide – The world’s oldest clipper ship in Adelaide

The clipper ship, built in Sunderland, England, and launched on 7 May 1864. It was built by William Pile, Hay and Co. for transporting passengers and goods

Michael Hutchence – The last rock star dies in Double Bay

INXS went on a world tour to support the April 1997 release of Elegantly Wasted. The final 20th anniversary tour was to occur in Australia in November

Beaumont children – The mysterious disappearance of the siblings in Adelaide

Three Australian children who disappeared from Glenelg Beach, South Australia on 26 January 1966 (Australia Day) in a suspected abduction and murder. Police investigations revealed that, on

Sydney’s Luna Park – The long standing fun park in Sydney

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