An astrophotographer's guide to the August night sky
You'd be amazed at just how little technology you need to take great photos of the night sky full story
India's biggest slum has so far nailed coronavirus. Here's how they did it
Many thought the biggest slum in India would be devastated by COVID-19. But after some initial problems, the model used there to prevent the spread of the virus has been such a success that authorities are looking to adopt it elsewhere. full story
One person's been taken to hospital in a critical condition following a truck crash on State Highway 5 near Te Haroto, between Napier and Taupo.
One person's been taken to hospital in a critical condition following a truck crash on State Highway 5 near Te Haroto, between Napier and Taupo. full story
Quote of the Day
"If there is a possibility of several things going wrong, the one that will cause the most damage will be the one to go wrong." Murphy's Fourth Law
1915 - Wellington Battalion captures Chunuk Bair
The high point of the New Zealand effort at Gallipoli, the attack on Chunuk Bair underlined the leadership qualities of Lieutenant-Colonel William Malone. more...
1995 - Shakti begins in New Zealand
On 8 August 1995 Farida Sultana and seven other women met to discuss the establishment of a culturally specialist support service for Asian, Middle Eastern and African women in New Zealand. more...
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