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A 60 year journey

A 60 year journey

People with visible physical disabilities are more likely to receive understanding, moral support and help, whereas their counterparts with hidden handicaps are not so fortunate.

SIS surveillance van?

SIS surveillance van?

On May 11, I joined the Spark free wifi option and decided to try to find wifi in my area.

On the scan I got a few, but the interesting one was "SIS Surveillance van".  

I tried a few times to see if it was available and, after showing for approximately 10 minutes, it disappeared.

Are they out there spying or what?

Dogs' day out

Dogs' day out

Mike Harwood sent us this great photo of his brother David and his English springer spaniels Ruby and Ralph, near Ranfurly.

Autumn up the mighty Clutha

Autumn up the mighty Clutha

A reader photo taken by Julie Willems-Maxtone on May 1st.

 

New Zealand's cats and birds

New Zealand's cats and birds

Cats are cute, extremely cute. They are smart and they have an attitude. They are “the bosses”. I honestly get why people love them, I love them too… when they want to cuddle with you and start purring they are the cutest thing ever! But unfortunately they are also very harmful for the environment and they are causing so much trouble.

Duck-racing at its best

Duck-racing at its best

The atmosphere was electric with excitement and anticipation as punters lined along the river banks of the Upukerora River, Te Anau as some of the 200 blue rubber ducks raced neck and neck to the finish line in the second Great Fiordland Whio Race.

Autumn colours in the woods.

Autumn colours in the woods.

Three Mile Hill, Dunedin. Taken 26-4-16.

HMNZS Otago

HMNZS Otago

HMNZS Otago departing Dunedin harbour on April 26th with an RHIB about to be craned aboard.

Port Chalmers on a foggy autumn morning

Port Chalmers on a foggy autumn morning

Reader photos taken on Friday morning from Deborah Bay.

Wakari School disco donates to the SPCA

Wakari School disco donates to the SPCA

The Wakari Primary School recently held its end of term 1 disco. This term the Wakari Home and School committee voted to give something back to the community and opted for a donation to charity instead of the usual door fee.

De Havilland Dominie flies from Taieri Airport - again!

De Havilland Dominie flies from Taieri Airport - again!

The Dominie, which used to fly the Dunedin Invercargill service will be at Taieri on Saturday and Sunday for rides over the city.

Comet seen from Waldronville

Comet seen from Waldronville

Comet 252P/LINEAR, imaged with a telescope from Waldronville on the 17th of March. 

Te Anau hosts Women’s Senior Golf Tournament

Te Anau hosts Women’s Senior Golf Tournament

The 68th New Zealand Women's Senior Match Play Championships were held in Fiordland, with Te Anau Golf Club hosting the tournament from 22 to 25 February.

 

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