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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.
IF YOU missed The Great Otaki Possum and Rabbit Bustin' Championship 2008, try not to miss one of these upcoming events: Wind quintet Got Wind of It performs at Paekakariki Memorial Hall, 3pm on Sunday. The programme includes the Greats plus Wellington's own Ross Harris and Ligeti.
The Strawberry Land Hermit Crab (Coenobita perlatus), is a species of terrestrial hermit crab. They are native to the Indo-Pacific region, specifically Madagascar, Japan, and Australia and in other areas around the Red Sea and the Pacific. However, they have spread to other Atlantic regions because humans have brought them there. Still, they have a harder time surviving on Cape Cod (Massachusetts) than they do in Kapiti Island (a small island off the coast of Paraparaumu, New Zealand)....
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