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'Pit Fall' for rainbow skink pests

By Denice Gillespie, Partnerships Ranger in Kaitaia

I recently visited the Shadehouse, a native plant nursery in Kerikeri, where I had the pleasure of meeting Roger a lizard enthusiast and member of… 284 more words

Animal Pests

Bringing home the bacon

We have never been kite fishing before, we have watched others putting out kites but were unaware of the intricacies of this type of fishing. Kites are an effective way of getting a long line out from the shore to deeper waters, there is of course the torpedo/electric Kontiki option but that starts adding up the $$$’s – something we cannot justify as yet. 434 more words

Got the Campervan...Now travelling begins!

Tuesday 26th August

So after another not so great night sleep, we got up and ready so we could have a really productive day! We had to set up our bank account which took far longer than it should because of stupid Cheryl the bank woman making us go all the way back to the hostel to get a proof of address. 1,190 more words

Crime Stoppers taking over Text-A-Tip program in Northland

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The people who run the Text-A-Tip program in the Northland school districts have been very successful during the past five years. Its success is why the Crime Stoppers Tips Hotline is now taking it over. 502 more words


ITM CUP | Preview | Canterbury v Northland

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Preview: Canterbury v Northland

28th August 2014BET NOW

Joe Moody and Colin Slade will start for Canterbury in Thursday’s clash with Northland in Christchurch. 353 more words



in the grey harbour
working boats ride out the storm
time to reflect

I love the busyness of these little boats.  No frills, just what’s needed.  7 more words


Offbeat Track In Northland

Our usually trusty Garmin GPS gave us an error message whilst driving about in a remote part of Northland – “no roads near starting point“. Hmmm… 139 more words