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A World of Shapeshifters

Above: Art that comes to life through movement. Sound suits by guest artist: Nick Cave. Images sourced.

We may only be a country of  4.5 million people, but where fashion is concerned cool things are happening in New Zealand. 197 more words

Fashion

Road Closure

The rebuild of Christchurch continues post 22 February 2011 earthquake and we’ve become used to road closures, detours and long delays as ongoing repairs are made to the underground infrastructure. 70 more words

Daily Life

One Word Photo Challenge: Brown

While doing the WordPress Weekly Challenge  last week I came across  Jennifer Nichole Wells‘ Weekly Challenge and figured we might join in the fun this week as well. 119 more words

Random Photos

WikiHouse and the Means of Production

(This is the 9th of a series of emails about ending the right of private banks to issue money. It concerns WikiHouse and a proposal to remove the means of production from the monetary system through publicly owned Open Source technology.) 303 more words

Sustainability

Resilience NEWS

Philippines lawmakers push for Haiyan memorial

Two lawmakers are pushing for the construction of a Typhoon Haiyan memorial, not just to honour the victims of the tragedy, but also to remind Filipinos of the need to work towards a disaster-resilient country. 424 more words

NEWS

Christchurch earthquake: More lives could have been saved after CTV building collapse, coroner says

ABC News Dominique Schwartz 31 March 2014

A better-resourced and coordinated search and rescue effort may have saved more lives after the collapse of a building following the 2011 Christchurch earthquake, according to a New Zealand coronial report.

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Forensic Pathology

“If you were born without wings, do nothing to prevent them from growing.” ― Coco Chanel

In every little girl’s life there comes a time when she realises, as much as she willed it not to happen, it has. She has turned into her mother. 935 more words

Family