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2008-07-08 15:00:28

By KATTERNS, Tanya THE effects of the summer drought continue to hurt struggling sheep and beef farmers as well-off dairy farmers drive up the price of crucial winter feed.

2008-07-02 15:00:51

By KATTERNS, Tanya WAIRARAPA residents have voted overwhelmingly in favour of exploring plans for a community- owned and operated hospice.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.