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2008-09-07 15:00:17

By BRISTOW, Robyn The issue of the Rangiora airfield has again been raised - 10 years after it was buried under local opposition. ------------------ -- A report released this week on the potential for Rangiora's airfield to become a busy aviation hub for the South Island had a sense of deja vue about it. And there it was - April 15, 1998, a story in The Press about a Rangiora businessman's vision for the airfield. It began: "Ian Andrews thinks Rangiora airfield has huge potential....

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.