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Guinea pig maths

Guinea pig maths

City Heights Childcare & Montessori children, staff and whanau got an interesting surprise when we went to see our 3 pet guinea pigs; we discovered that we had 3 more. The next day another 3; and the following week 2 more.. 

So 3 + 3 + 3 + 2 = 11.

Off to pick up cruise ship passengers

Off to pick up cruise ship passengers

The train and boat off to pick up passengers from the cruise ship on the morning of December 14.

Otago Chess Club final event for year

Otago Chess Club final event for year

On Saturday, December 6th, the Otago Chess Club held the last of the seasonal rapids as the final event of the year.

Worldwide charity

The super rich have over 50 trillion dollars cash in tax havens and banks. If they were to give 10% or 5 trillion to charity, it would help countries that are victims of natural disasters and extreme poverty. If someone owned 1 billion, they can give away a meagre 100 million and keep the rest.

Columba pupil wins at athletics champs

Columba pupil wins at athletics champs

Columba College pupil Maddy Spence clears the last hurdle on her way to winning the open girls 300m hurdle title at the NZ Secondary Schools Association Track and Field Champs in Wanganui last weekend.

Cray-zed and confused . . .

Cray-zed and confused . . .

Re: Roy Colbert's Dazed & Confused, ODT, Tuesday, Dec 2.

I enjoyed Roy's view of being presented with crayfish but really, stating there are few scarier things than a crayfish is giving them bad press.

They have been saddled by evolution with an inexplcibly large number of protrudances but how can you not like the smile of this lass with the moko kauae.

New Minister for Church of Christ Community

New Minister for Church of Christ Community

Recently the Rev. Dr. Selwyn Yeoman was appointed as minister to the Church of Christ Community, on the corner of St Andrew and Filluel Streets in Dunedin.

Southern United v Phoenix in Invercargill

Southern United v Phoenix in Invercargill

Seven goals, one hat-trick, two penalties, gale force winds, a small blizzard and - grab the sun cream - there was even sunshine in Invercargill...'

Jimmy Barnes sets the Town Hall on fire

Jimmy Barnes sets the Town Hall on fire

It may have been a chilly night for an evacuation, but the encore performance was smoking hot!

Southern United battle to draw

Southern United battle to draw

In a cliffhanger of a game, Southern United had to come from behind twice to draw 2-2 with a top-quality WaiBOP United side at Forrester Park on Sunday.

Pleased as punch

Pleased as punch

Five-year-old Geordie Macdonald from Mararoa School has every right to be very pleased after taking out the Specials Honours Award and was also a finalist in the Landcorp Cup with sheep, Coriander.

Te Anau to host second Health expo

Te Anau to host second Health expo

Te Anau will host the second Te Anau Health and Wellbeing Expo, providing a day for Fiordland residents and the people from the wider area to gain an insight into the availability of health giving treatments and practices.

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