32 days ago

Dunedin's coast: NZ's little slice of "Bali" is full of wildlife

Trupti Biradar Reporter from Stuff Travel

With sweeping beaches, hidden caves, seals, penguins and albatross - we think this must be the most underrated stretch of New Zealand. Have you been? Read more on the link below.

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2 hours ago

What's On: Meet the Candidates (Hutt South)

Arthur from Waterloo

Each candidate will have 5 minutes to address the meeting, followed by questions and discussion from the floor. The meeting will run for about one and a half hours.
Meet the Candidates (Hutt South)
  • Waiwhetu Uniting Church
7 hours ago

NumberWorks'nWords Arcade

NumberWorks'nWords Lower Hutt

Check out NumberWorks’nWords for a gallery of fun games for practicing and consolidating Maths and English skills. The games help to reinforce the concepts taught in our tutoring sessions and make learning fun!

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8 hours ago

Taita College old boy couldn't find Loch Ness monster, reveals secrets of tuatara instead

Kate Green Reporter from Dominion Post

For the scientist who embarked on a hunt for the Loch Ness monster, and more recently sequenced the genome of the tuatara, his love of science and animals began in the Hutt Valley.

Neil Gemmell graduated Dux of Taita College in 1984, and credited his teachers for instilling a love of science in him.

People probably wouldn’t be surprised to hear he was still chasing answers to this kind of mystery.

“I was a bit of a nerd,” he laughed.

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