360 days ago

Did you know that fairy terns are New Zealand's rarest birds?

Denise Piper Reporter from Rodney Times

The Department of Conservation has drawn its battle lines to help protect the country’s rarest bird – the critically endangered New Zealand fairy tern.
Also known as tara iti, there are fewer than 40 adult birds in the species, so the department is doing all it can to ensure breeding is successful, with Pakiri and Mangawhai being among the sites manned seven days a week.

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1 hour ago

Oxymorons

NumberWorks'nWords Silverdale

An oxymoron has the effect of creating an impression, enhancing a concept, and even entertaining the reader. Can you think of another example of an oxymoron?

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1 day ago

Who can help with drawings for house re-clad and alterations?

Barbara from Stanmore Bay

Hey, we have to re-clad part of our house and possibly want to alter the layout of a couple of rooms. So if anyone can help or knows of someone who can help us draw plans and possibly go through a couple of layout ideas, that’ll be great! 🤗
Thanks, Barbara

7 hours ago

How about your own pre-planted portable organic vegetable bed?

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

“Our portable bed provides a convenient and cost-effective way to access your own fresh produce within your own home,” says Charla Stretch, the CEO of Vitanic, the Young Enterprise Scheme (YES) company set up by five students from Tokoroa High School.

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