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The Bay of Fundy celebrates World Ocean’s Day

Today, June 8, is World Oceans Day, a global initiative to celebrate and build awareness about the importance and need to conserve the world’s oceans. This year, Canada’s most significant ocean bay, the Bay of Fundy, is a finalist in an international quest to determine the New7Wonders of Nature. The Bay of Fundy is the…

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Manukura reminds us how special nature is

A rare white kiwi chick that was born at New Zealand’s Pukaha Mount Bruce National Wildlife Centre on 1 May, weighing 250 grams, has been named Manukura by elders from the Rangitane o Wairarapa iwi. Manukura means “of chiefly status”. Rangitane chief executive Jason Kerehi said tribal elders saw the white chick as a “tohu”…

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Hobbit and rugby this year in New Zealand

The “Holiday destinations for 2011” picked by the Telegraph range from “the glories of New Zealand’s Middle Earth to the medieval charms of Tallinn”. What does New Zealand have to offer this year? “Filming for the highly anticipated two-part adaptation of The Hobbit, the forerunner to Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings trilogy, begins this year….

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