Farmers may flock to a faster, cheaper and more environmentally friendly way to tell their sheep apart.
Dunedin's Benoit Auvray and Greg Peyroux received funding from New Zealand's innovation agency, Callaghan Innovation, to prototype the world's first sheep machine-learning model.
While many people believe animals like sheep looked largely the same, the software shows something different.
Festival of Lessons and Carols - Sunday 15th December 7pm at St Margaret's Green Island Presbyterian Church
All welcome to St Margaret's Presbyterian Church, 208 Main South Road, Green Island for a service of lessons and carols organized by the Anglican, Catholic and Presbyterian Churches of Greater Green Island. Come and sing your favourite carols, enjoy the choir's musical contribution and catch up with friends old and new over supper.
Another year has nearly passed, and with every new one comes the chance to make new resolutions (or repeat your old ones). Whether it’s starting and sticking by a new fitness plan, saving to travel, or learning a new skill, do you have a New Year’s resolution? How good are you at sticking by it? Vote in the poll below.
6.2% Yes - I’m excited to implement it6.2% Complete
33.1% No - I never stick by them33.1% Complete
21.2% I haven’t thought about it yet21.2% Complete
39.5% I make goals throughout the year39.5% Complete
Popular monthly market at the Caversham Presbyterian Church - look out for Christmas specials this Saturday - something for everyone!! toys, puzzles, crafts, jams, baby knitting, jewellery, baking, new and preloved clothing and bric a brac and loads more......