When a kea ”photobombs” a picture, the results can be spectacular.Just ask Geoff Marks, who was snapping away at Treble Cone recently.Supposedly, to photobomb
Samantha Martin has spent the past seven months in Los Angeles helping former sex trafficking victims find a better life as part of the Dream Center’s Project Hope. The 26-year-old from Oamaru talked to [..]
The family of the 53-year-old man who died in a fire in Wanaka, early on Thursday has described his remarkable life
With a general election pending in New Zealand this year, water quality is something to consider as a top priority!
The Morgan Foundation recently reviewed the Government‚Äôs fresh water policy with a panel of 16 eminent experts. Our objective was to see if the policies announced would actually deliver the goal the Government declared it wants to meet. They won‚Äôt…
More than 50,000ha of high country between Lake Wanaka and Queenstown will be protected in the largest conservation undertaking on private land in New Zealand’s history.
An ancient forest has recently been exposed on Auckland‚Äôs Takapuna beach, it‚Äôs really exciting,¬†making news.¬†There is the well known fossil forest at the north end of the beach, which you can read about in [.]
This seems to apply to adults too!
A professor of psychology at the University of British Columbia, Okanagan, and his colleagues Ben Coleman and Judi Wallace have conducted a study which suggests that spirituality is key to children‚Äôs happiness.
(1) Over the past few years, scientists have been able to measure the effect of positive emotions and feelings of joy within our biology, so it is key to find out
A very interesting and informative article by NZ’s reputable Russell Brown:
It was, wrote Rodney Hide in his Herald on Sunday column, ‚Äúthe trigger that finally ended the public fear of global warming.‚Äù The¬†Australasian Antarctic Expedition getting stuck in sea ice was the ‚Äúironic event‚Äù that undid the ‚Äúnuttiness‚Äù of ‚Äùthe high priests of global warming‚Äù. Game over, alarmist ninnies.
Hide was so busy high-fiving his reflection in the mirror that one simple fact eluded him: he was only able to do because he is inconsequential.
Nothing really hangs on a celebrity newspaper column, beyond page impressions and the applause of a hundred-odd lay commenters who‚Äôve had their feelings validated. It‚Äôs a luxury not available to people who are genuinely tasked with managing the fundaments of capitalism: money and risk.
Three months ago, the Smithsonian magazine blog ran a …