60 days ago

Would you dare?

Trupti Biradar Reporter from Stuff Travel

It's a cross between a fighter jet and torpedo - that looks like a shark - and this Queenstown ride has been discounted to encourage more Kiwis to travel.

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15 minutes 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
5 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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6 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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