Video shows the last full ‘Cold Moon’ of 2020

Video shows the last full ‘Cold Moon’ of 2020

The last full ‘Cold Moon’ of 2020 has illuminated its light across New Zealand. Sky fanatics can catch a glimpse of the Cold Moon representing the last celestial event of the year. The year ends with a final release of stress for everyone following the last 365 days of chaos...

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Watch as Octopuses punch fishes during collaborative hunting – study

Watch as Octopuses punch fishes during collaborative hunting – study

Out of the ordinary, it has been found that octopuses can knowingly punch fishes during collaborative hunting. Footage captured by researcher Eduardo Sampaio from the University of Lisbon in Portugal shows how octopuses express the acting behaviour when hunting with other fishes. “Octopuses express this behaviour during collaborative hunting with...

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Video shows Kilauea Volcano erupt after earthquake strikes, Hawaii

Video shows Kilauea Volcano erupt after earthquake strikes, Hawaii

Hawaii’s Big Island Kilauea volcano erupted during the late hours on Sunday (Monday NZT) within the Halema’uma’u crater. Kilauea is located in Hawaii’s national park of Volcanoes. A 4.4 magnitude earthquake struck Hawaii’s Big Island an hour after the volcano started to erupt according to the US Geological Survey (USGS)....

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Kilauea Volcano erupts after earthquake strikes Hawaii’s Big Island

Kilauea Volcano erupts after earthquake strikes Hawaii’s Big Island

Hawaii’s Big Island Kilauea volcano erupted during the late hours on Sunday (Monday NZT) within the Halema’uma’u crater. Kilauea is located in Hawaii’s national park of Volcanoes. The US Geological Survey (USGS) released a statement reading a 4.4 magnitude earthquake that struck Hawaii’s Big Island an hour after the volcano...

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Tararua Ranges: how REAL pest control should work

Tararua Ranges: how REAL pest control should work

Local Alan H Hay talks about his run-up pest trap, which he uses and manages in the Tararua Ranges to trap suspecting possums that lurk the area – an alternative to aerial 1080 poisoning. “Its a good idea because possums travel up to eleven kilometres a night. You might say...

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Introduced wasps are not bad, but the media say so

Introduced wasps are not bad, but the media say so

Introduced wasps are not at all bad, but the media portray the story as if they’re going to kill all living things and rival their mates. Introduced Asian and Australian paper wasps may be playing a more complex ecological role in New Zealand than previously thought. They can even help...

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Mt Ruapehu warming up, Earthquakes continue

Mt Ruapehu warming up, Earthquakes continue

GeoNet says recent data and observations at Mt Ruapehu’s crater lake indicates that the temperature is rising and is currently at around 22C. The Volcanic Alert Level remains at 1, and the Aviation colour code remains green, the volcanic activity also remains low. Earthquakes are also continuing to happen surrounding...

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Explore the Mangaone Walkway

Explore the Mangaone Walkway

The southern portion of the track follows the Waikanae River through Kaitawa Scenic Reserve, which secures. Recently processed podocarp timberland in the south and crosses farmland (following a homestead street) at its north end.

Streams at the southern end are generally simple to the passage, however, hope to get wet feet. The Wellington Botanical society portrays the Kaitawa Reserve as a critical remainder of the first beachfront wetland environment, a lot of which has been lost.

The best car park is on Mangaone South Road. At Waikanae, traffic lights take the course inland towards the Akatarawas, killing to Reikorangi about 7km not far off. Passing Reikorangi Pottery, two or three hundred meters down Ngatiawa Road take a left on Mangaone South Road and drive as far as possible and park in the car park.

For Mangaone North, turn inland at Te Horo junction 9km north of Waikanae. Go past the school and follow.

The signs to Mangaone Walkway along Hautere-Cross Road, at that point, take a rig

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Mitre 10 to help take care of our ‘back yard’

Mitre 10 to help take care of our ‘back yard’

Mitre 10 will be helping plant native trees and says that it is one of the most ‘powerful’ actions New Zealanders can take to reduce climate change effects. They want to protect the landscapes, waterways and forests for the future generations to come. A partnership from Trees that Count will...

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VIDEO: REAL Pest Control Made Jobs in New Zealand | Classic Economics

VIDEO: REAL Pest Control Made Jobs in New Zealand | Classic Economics

Mana Candidate Mike ILES and Otaki Candidate Michael Kay for Attica Project join forces together to examine economics in New Zealand about how the country thrived in the past. Episode 1: the conservation of New Zealand’s past.

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