57 days ago

Friday Feathered Friend

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

A lovely account of the joy of photographing birds by Rosa Marie.

"A few bird shots taken over the last couple of days! The tuis do feature very heavily in the shots, as they are such wonderful birds to capture, but I have also managed to find redpoles pecking on the grass at school and a lone Rosella! I also spotted a hedge sparrow peering out from the safe haven of a bush. The waxeyes were having a feast in the school compost bin.
Our resident gammy legged blackbird entertained me as he played with his food, a juicy fat worm, then he flew onto the fence to sing to me! He was with us this time last year and we were so thrilled that he came back again this year!"

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6 days ago

politics

Drew from Tararua District

Its been reported that a National MP advised the media that John Key was phoning around gathering support for Chris Luxon to be elected party leader at the upcoming caucus meeting on Tuesday. This was immediately denied by John Key and the original story corrected by the media.

Three things are highlighted by this saga

1) National are at it again with their MP's running to the media every opportunity they get with no loyalty to the party that put them into parliament. In the real world of commercial reality such behaviour would get hem fired.

2) who ever it was got their facts wrong. Surely they should have checked before making any statements to anyone let alone the media.

3) typical media behavour, print before checking the facts, simply lazy journalism or perhaps some personal attitudes at play.

I'm finding it harder and harder to support a party that can't control its members and further its members display this type of unprofessional behaviour

2 days ago

Way Back Wednesday

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

Who can remember who this is and why he became famous?

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12 hours ago

Friday Feathered Friend

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

Kelson photographer Andrew Gorrie took this stunning shot of a rescued tauhou/silvereye.

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