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2011-06-22 09:00:00

Residents along the Kapiti Coast of New Zealand were treated with a rare visit by an Emperor penguin on Monday, astonishing wildlife experts, who say the bird was more than 1,900 miles away from its Antarctic home.

2008-08-06 15:00:37

By BROWN, Giles A Christchurch businessman is willing to spend thousands of dollars to fly Ngai Tahu and city council representatives to an airport that he says could be the "saviour" of the Wigram airfield.

2008-07-23 15:00:51

HUGE swells forecast for the North Island's west coast have led to warnings to stay off beaches. Storm surges and high swells are forecast to peak about midday today, especially along the Kapiti and Taranaki coastline.

2008-06-16 15:00:37

By HOYLE, Jon TELSTRACLEAR'S move to raise its cable broadband prices as its competitors drop theirs has puzzled one analyst. The monthly increases of $5 for its High Speed and $10 for its Light Speed plans will affect customers on Wellington, Kapiti Coast and Christchurch networks from July 1.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.