Streaking Star Trails

A long-exposure image of star trails streaking over Lake Tekapo features on the National Geographic website. The lake was one of the first sites designated as a Starlight Reserve as part of a UN-supported initiative to preserve the quality of the night sky and its cultural, scientific, or natural values. Lake Tekapo’s Mt John Observatory is the world’s southernmost astronomical observatory.


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OSACO Investigates Global Corruption From Blenheim

OSACO Investigates Global Corruption From Blenheim

The last place you might expect to find the headquarters for a global corruption investigation group is small town New Zealand, Sophie Trigger writes for The Marlborough Express. But after working…