Monday, 27 July 2009

Maori Language Week

Check out these interactive Maori language readers made by the folks at Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu. With these little applets you and your child can create characters and a short story in te reo Maori that can be printed for your kids' reading pleasure. A great way to bring new words into our vocabulary.

Thursday, 16 July 2009

7.8 Rocks Lower South

Last night a 7.8 earthquake, centred in Dusky Sound, rippled across Southland. Two big aftershocks followed during the night. Some power lines were down in Invercargill and some structural damage has occurred. No fatalities or injuries have been reported.

For more information, check out the GeoNet website: http://www.geonet.org.nz/earthquake/quakes/3124785g-maps.html

Tuesday, 14 July 2009

After the Frost

After the bad frost we had the other day (-4??), a web thaws in droplets.

Election 2017

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