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2011-02-25 11:13:28

A day after a powerful earthquake rocked Christchurch on Feb 22, 2011, the Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) instrument on NASA's Terra spacecraft imaged the Christchurch region.

2008-06-19 03:00:16

By GORMAN, Paul Environment Canterbury will not reveal the cost of its Environment Court appeal on Banks Peninsula landscape protection. ECan has also decided not to appeal against the judgment to the High Court on points of law.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.