Naturists to strip for National Nude Gardening Day

Naturists to strip for National Nude Gardening Day

Naturists on National Nude Gardening Day starting this Saturday in the Labour weekend, will be stripping butt naked. Though, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, they'll need to keep their masks on. The National Gardening Week begins from October 18 to 25 in hopes to show full force of the movement...

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New Zealand’s final Great Kererū Count 2021 – video

New Zealand’s final Great Kererū Count 2021 – video

The Great Kererū Count 2021 is the final year that it will happen in Aotearoa New Zealand. The count for this year happens from September 17 to 26. It started eight years ago. Data collected from the last eight years from people participating in the Count will provide an understanding...

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Final count down begins for Great Kererū Count 2021, how you can participate

Final count down begins for Great Kererū Count 2021, how you can participate

It’s almost that time for the upcoming annual Great Kererū Count of 2021. The project is led by Urban Wildlife Trust & Kererū Discovery together with partners Wellington City Council, Dunedin City Council/City Sanctuary, Nelson City Council and Victoria University of Wellington. The count down has begun, and everyone can...

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Orca Calf Toa passes away after deteriorating substantially at Plimmerton Boating Club

Orca Calf Toa passes away after deteriorating substantially at Plimmerton Boating Club

A statement released by Whale Rescue on Facebook says Toa, an Orca calf, passed away on the evening of Friday in the sea pen at Plimmerton Boating Club. His condition rapidly deteriorated after thirteen days of being separated from its pod. The cause of death is yet to be ruled...

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15 Takahē Birds released into Kahurangi National Park

15 Takahē Birds released into Kahurangi National Park

The Department of Conservation Takahē Recovery team partnered with Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu and Fulton Hogan to release the 15 birds into Kahurangi National Park. The Takahē breed was released into Kahurangi in 2018. It was the first attempt to generate a new wild population. “It’s challenging to establish...

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New Wētā species named after PM Jacinda Ardern

New Wētā species named after PM Jacinda Ardern

Hemiandrus jacinda, a new Wētā species, was named in honour of New Zealand's Prime Minister because it follows a red colour like the Labour party. The cricket is flightless and seen as something reflected toward the traits of Jacinda Ardern. Massey University professor Steven Trewick named and formally described the insect...

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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 acting behaviour when hunting with other fishes. “Octopuses express this behaviour during collaborative hunting with other...

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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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