Weekend weather: Frosty start for some in southern New Zealand as summer slips away

New Zealand Herald - Great Barrier Island - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 23:23
See ya, summer. Winter is certainly on the way with reports of light frosts and 0C temperatures in the south. Parts of the country have had their coldest start to the day for 2018 as the icy spectre of winter looms after a scorching...
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Mouldy housing and internet access Census questions 'important social accounting exercise'

New Zealand Herald - Great Barrier Island - Wed, 03/07/2018 - 04:21
A question about mouldy houses in this year's Census is part of an important social accounting exercise, says one academic. The 2018 Census, which officially closed last night at midnight with 2.98 million people filling in forms...
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Navy's HMNZS Wellington steps in to rescue injured woman from Great Barrier Island

New Zealand Herald - Great Barrier Island - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 05:31
The New Zealand Defence Force is stepping in to rescue a 64-year-old woman with a fractured leg from Great Barrier Island. A St John Ambulance crew requested help from NZDF as weather conditions wouldn't allow ambulance staff to...
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Wild New Zealand weather: Heavy rain on the way for the upper North Island

New Zealand Herald - Great Barrier Island - Sat, 02/03/2018 - 01:20
It's going to be wet and wild for parts of the upper North Island today. And there's already one casualty - Woof! The Auckland Pride Dog Show. The annual doggie-dress up and cat walk was due to take place at Western Park, in Ponsonby,...
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Champagne delivery - by helicopter

New Zealand Herald - Great Barrier Island - Thu, 01/25/2018 - 05:38
You never know when you might need a bottle of champagne, and now helicopter company Heletranz is offering delivery anywhere in New Zealand. The helicopter charter service has partnered with Champagne House Bollinger to deliver the...
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Watch: Teen's drone footage of hammerhead sharks

New Zealand Herald - Great Barrier Island - Wed, 01/24/2018 - 06:03
Around thirty hammerhead sharks have been spotted swimming in the shallow waters of Great Barrier Island by a teenage drone enthusiast. Zach Judkins, 14, captured a video of a school of smooth hammerhead sharks at Gooseberry Flat...
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  • Temperature: 15 °C
  • Wind: West, 33.3 km/h
  • Pressure: 1011 hPa
  • Rel. Humidity: 77 %
  • Visibility: 10 km
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