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New agreements will allow He Toki to not only support Canterbury, but also the Kaikōura rebuild.

He Toki ki te Rika

He Toki Apprentice Trust Expanding

Forest & Bird
yesterday at 23:00. Facebook
Forest & Bird's Gisborne branch had a great time over the weekend, showing people the conservation work they do in the area. They went for a walk around Grays Bush and showed people the tracking tunnels they use to identify predators, such as rats, hedgehogs and stoats, in the bush. Kimberley

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Plenty of interest in predator control at Grays

University of Otago
yesterday at 18:08. Facebook
Associate Professor Sylvia Sanders and PhD Student Rebecca Zitoun of the Department of Marine Science are aboard Research Vessel SONNE as it voyages into the middle of the collision zone of two large tectonic plates. The pair are among a team of researchers investigating what influence hydrothermal vents discharging from submarine volcanoes in the area have on both the seawater and surrounding...
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Research Vessel SONNE

yesterday at 20:14. Facebook
Candid cam! Here's something to make you smile this Tuesday Morning <3
Share your selfie snaps below.

Animals Taking Selfies That Will Make You Smile

Imagine what the oil industry will think when they see this ad on national TV! Chip in now to help keep it on air: [ Greenpeace.nz Link ]


Study in New Zealand
yesterday at 18:00. Facebook
At the age of 9, Kiana knew she wanted to #StudyinNZ. At the age of 13, she flew from Viet Nam to start her High School education. She is now studying at the University of Waikato.

Realising My Potential By Studying in New Zealand | Study in New Zealand

University of Otago
yesterday at 09:05. Facebook
A population of rare little spotted kiwi that was thought to be thriving in a Marlborough island sanctuary is actually seriously threatened by the silent effects of inbreeding, new research led by an Otago scientist suggests.
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Severe inbreeding threatens Long Island's little spotted kiwi

Rebuild Christchurch
yesterday at 08:26. Facebook
University of Canterbury has released a 30 year master plan to guide campus development.

University releases future plans for campus

Three Grandmas, a farmer and a student blocked the gates of Fonterra's Clandeboye plant to protest the milk giant's use of coal. Fonterra is NZ's second biggest coal user and its use of coal is helping drive unsustainable industrial dairying, and keeping the coal industry alive at a time when we face a climate crisis and need to be turning away from fossil fuels!

Nice one Coal Action Network...
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Protesters chain themselves to gates outside Fonterra at Clandeboye to prevent coal deliveries

A vibrant, connected campus featuring some of the most modern teaching, learning and research facilities in the southern hemisphere; it’s all part of UC's 30 year master plan for campus development.

University releases future plans for campus

"What boys can do we also can do."

In a rural Indian community, these young women are challenging gender inequalities and determining their own futures:

Challenging gender inequality: the Mehak girls group

Auckland Council
yesterday at 05:50. Facebook
Find the best free, family friendly events happening this Auckland Anniversary Weekend

Auckland Council

Massey University
yesterday at 03:01. Facebook
“When you’re in high school you see all these jobs like vets, pilots and lawyers and you can’t help but aim toward a well-known profession, because that’s all you know – we didn’t even have an agriculture class. I had no idea that there were other professions out there, especially all the jobs in the ag sector that were not only there for the taking, but also aligned with what I wanted to do –...
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It’s technical but you can get your hands dirty - Massey University

University of Otago
yesterday at 05:31. Facebook
Throwback to day one of Hands-On at Otago, where secondary school pupils from 170 secondary schools throughout the country took part in a week-long educational event in Otago.

Read more about one of the projects where 13 pupils learned to play in a gamelan orchestra: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Instagram photo by HandsOn@Otago2017 • Jan 15, 2017 at 9:18pm UTC

yesterday at 01:33. Facebook
You may remember the story of Bob and Todd, the bunny-duo who arrived in our care after being dumped in a plastic bag. They were scared, starved, and their fur yellowed after their ordeal.

After intensive care from our medical team, an abundance of love, and lots of reassurance, Bob and Todd are now ready for their forever home. As best buds, they enjoy snuggling up together and watching the...
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SPCA Auckland full to the brim with rabbits

yesterday at 06:00. Facebook
“We all have a responsibility to ensure our communities and the children in them can thrive and have the chance to grow into contributing members of society. I think most New Zealanders’ would agree that it’s not okay that so many of our children are going hungry and without the basics through no fault of their own," says Julie Chapman, KidsCan CEO and founder.

If you agree, and can spare 50c...
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Support a child | KidsCan

Investing in our future is worth it. Well done Auckland for owning the problem and getting to work.

Dirty water: Water bills may rise to stop sewage overflows - National - NZ Herald News

yesterday at 05:51. Facebook
#BREAKING New Investigation on Checkpoint with John Campbell reveals ongoing abuse in rodeos. Please help ➡ [ Bit.ly Link ]

Rodeo footage shows animals restrained, in distress