In today's weather forecast we are expecting a fine day with cloud increasing in the evening and southwesterlies.
It's a two-clothing layer day today with a high of 23 and overnight low of 12 degrees.
Low tide is at 8.50am and high tide is at 3pm. Sea temperature is 20 degrees. There's an average sea swell of .3m. Sunset tonight is at 8.35pm.
If you're going fishing today the best fish bite times are between 8-10pm.
This day in NZ history in 1929 was 'Black Saturday' in Samoa. New Zealand military police fired on Mau independence demonstrators in Apia, killing 11 Samoans, including the independence leader Tupua Tamasese Lealofi III.
In world history on this day in 1694 George I of England got divorced. In 1904 farmers in Georgia burnt two million bales of cotton to prop up falling prices.
In 1933 President Franklin D Roosevelt stated “The definite policy of the United States, from now on, is one opposed to armed intervention.”
In 1946 the French declared martial law in Vietnam as a full-scale war appeared inevitable.
In 1951 the United States paid $120,000 to free four fliers convicted of espionage in Hungary.
Today is the birthday of Sir Arthur Stanley Eddington, an English astronomer who confirmed Einstein's theory of relativity. He was born in 1882.
It is also the birthday of Mortimer J Adler, American philosopher, educator and writer. Born in 1902, he wrote "In the case of good books, the point is not to see how many of them you can get through, but how many can get through to you." He also wrote "The purpose of learning is growth, and our minds, unlike our bodies, can continue growing as we continue to live."
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