Cash Crunch Hits African Masters in Lagos
The second African athletics masters is set to begin with over 150 athletics oldies from Nigeria and Cameroon waiting to relive memories at the Teslim Balogun Stadium , Lagos this is just as organisers are banking on the 'die hard' Nigeria spirit to make things work.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Parliament - 5th December 2013
Hon TAU HENARE to the Minister of Finance: What reports has he received showing progress in lifting economic growth and creating new job opportunities? TRACEY MARTIN to the Minister of Education: Does she stand by her statement "We know that great teaching and learning goes on in our schools, but having modern learning environments just makes the ... (more)
A Naked Eye Nova Erupts in Centaurus
If you live in the southern hemisphere, the southern sky constellation of Centaurus may look a little different to you tonight, as a bright nova has been identified in the region early this week.
Is sexual orientation related to mental health problems and suicidality in young people?
Archives of general psychiatry , Vol. 56, No. 10. , pp. 876-880, doi:10.1001/archpsyc.56.10.876 This study examines the extent to which gay, lesbian, and bisexual young people are at increased risk of psychiatric disorder and suicidal behaviors using data gathered on a New Zealand birth cohort studied to age 21 years.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Vancouver has earthquake weak spots: report
A new report on earthquake preparedness says, among other issues, False Creek could suffer from intense shaking that could cause the soil to liquefy and destroy utilities and damage older buildings during a seismic event.
The best New Zealand movies ever made
Online film industry showcase, NZ On Screen , has compiled a list of what it considers the 10 best New Zealand films of all time.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
What to Watch Online: Streaming Recommendations Volume 1: Dysfunctional Families
Given that there are so many great movies, miniseries and TV shows streaming on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon and more, it seemed like a good idea to dive deep into the catalogue and start a monthly curated recommendation list of what to check out.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Marine Corps Gazette
(Video) Marines Help Christchurch, New Zealand Clean up
I wanted to take a moment and thank everyone at the association for sponsoring the Ground Awards Dinner on 3 June at the Crystal City Marriott.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
TV3 Asks Kiwis to Have Their Say on Our Teens
TV3 Asks Kiwis to Have Their Say on Our Teens: the Vote Debates 'Teenagers Have Never Had It So Good' Today's world is full of opportunities for Kiwi teens, but with opportunities come risks.
Antigo Daily Journal
Newsy news things are hard to find on a very quiet week, but let's try: - The city of Antigo is considering purchase of the property in the 800 block of Fifth Avenue that was last occupied by the Java Junction.
IceBridge At McMurdo After 18 Months Of Planning
Making the current NASA Operation IceBridge campaign - the first to ever operate directly from Antarctica - a reality took a year and a half of planning and coordination, finishing with weeks of intense work both at home and in Antarctica.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Deadly New Zealand Earthquakes Weakened Earth's Crust
A series of deadly earthquakes that shook New Zealand in 2010 and 2011 may have weakened a portion of Earth's crust, researchers say.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Tiniest Newborns Often Lead Normal Adult Lives, Study Finds
The tiniest premature infants often cling to life for weeks in intensive-care units while their parents worry about what physical and mental health problems their babies might face as they grow up.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
World Green Building Award for Christchurch
Warsaw, Poland : Cities working to transform the built environment and realize the vision of a sustainable future are among the winners of the World Green Building Council's Government Leadership Awards, announced today in Warsaw.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
Duncan Cotterill Lawyers uses VDI to improve disaster recovery
The earthquake which struck Christchurch, New Zealand in February 2011 was the catalyst for trans-Tasman law firm Duncan Cotterill Lawyers to roll out virtual desktop infrastructure so that its lawyers could work remotely.
Practical Jetpacks (Finally) Take Off
Jetpacks have been a staple of science fiction and movies for decades. Remember James Bond's flight in Thunderball? However, these older designs had a number of drawbacks: they couldn't fly very far or very long and they were difficult to control.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
Thu Nov 14, 2013
The New Zealand Herald
Parole denied for convicted child murderer
The 56-year-old has been in jail since being convicted of murdering 6-year-old Louisa Damodran near Christchurch in 1986.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Shocking Pinks - "Not Gambling"
Six years since their self-titled album , Nick Harte's project, Shocking Pinks, are finally ready to release their next album, the three-LP Guilt Mirrors .
Communities should hit the 'pause button' following a disaster
One of the first steps people take toward rebuilding their communities after a flood, wildfire or other disaster may not be the right step, according to the director of the Natural Hazards Center at the University of Colorado Boulder.