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New Research Explores How Olympic Games Have Shaped NZ Identity

New Research Explores How Olympic Games Have Shaped NZ Identity

As part of his doctoral thesis, Victoria University of Wellington graduate Micheal Warren explored “the contribution New Zealand’s participation in the Olympic Games has made to national identity.” Phys.org reports. “Micheal…

University of Otago Study Discovers Way to Boost Generation Reliability from New Zealand Wind Farms

University of Otago Study Discovers Way to Boost Generation Reliability from New Zealand Wind Farms

A recent study conducted by the Department of Geography, University of Otago, has proposed a way to boost generation reliability from New Zealand wind farms. After analysing New Zealand’s wind circulation patterns speed data from…

Awa Maternity Ward No Picnic

Awa Maternity Ward No Picnic

From the grass skirts and cannibals file: “When Maori women of New Zealand give birth, they deliver on the ground near a stream. The Maori word whenua means both “earth” and “placenta.”