Three-pronged Aid Effort

As well as donating $10 million to the tsunami stricken Indian Ocean countries, the NZ government provided Thailand with a state-of-the-art victim identification software package, developed by NZ’s Environmental Science and Research Ltd (ESR). An additional million in donations was raised by a NZ versus the World one-day cricket series. The government offered $20 per run, $1,000 for each four and $5,000 for each six hit in the series.


Tags: cricket series  News  NZ's Environmental Science and Research  tsunami stricken  Xinhua News  

Sea Lions Continue Mainland Investigations

Sea Lions Continue Mainland Investigations

Sea lions are returning to New Zealand’s mainland after being hunted to near extinction in the 19th and early 20th century. Now, local people are learning to live with their new…