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September - Bee Aware Month

September is Bee Aware Month, and this year’s theme is “Feed the Bees.” It’s all about educating New Zealanders about why bees are so important, and what we can do to help them prosper – namely, planting bee-friendly plants and seeds so our bees have enough food to survive and thrive.  246 more words


Birdsong and Poetry at Pukaha Mt Bruce

Treasure of Tararua, PUKAHA MT BRUCE, is hosting Birds & Words this Friday 25 August. Pukaha is celebrating National Poetry Day by opening its doors early for nature lovers to wander through the morning bush, with birdsong ringing.  45 more words


Vietnam Veterans Day - Vietnamese Conflict - 50th anniversary

July 2015 commemorated 50 years since New Zealand officially became involved in a combat capacity in the Vietnamese Conflict (1961-1975) when 161 Battery, Royal New Zealand Artillery (RNZA), arrived in Vietnam, based at Bien Hoa air base as part of the US 173rd Airborne Brigade.  376 more words

Random Bits And Bobs

Chunuk Bair: the story of a hill

8 August 2015 marks 100 years from the final dawn attack on the summit of Chunuk Bair, Turkey, by the Wellington Infantry Battalion. New Zealand battalions, representing the regions of this country, suffered extremely high losses in the Gallipoli August Offensive, 6 – 10 August 1915. 482 more words

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Maori language newspapers online!

Dannevirke Library is hosting Stories in Te Reo on Thursday 30 July 2015 at 10am and 4pm.  Free to everyone to come along and listen as part of the… 401 more words

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How Much Will You Ref This Season?

Please take our quick poll.

Hiring season is upon us, and this is actually a pretty big improvement since the days of hiring only weeks before a tournament. 28 more words


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