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11:13 Thu, 15 Feb


Underwater invite

There's an opportunity to take a look underwater at Shakespear Regional Park with an experienced snorkel guide... read more

11:13 Thu, 15 Feb


Challenges for hatchlings

Volunteering at Shakespear Open Sanctuary always goes quiet over the summer break, but the throng of visitors escaping the heat more... read more

Summer storage secrets

Summer is in full swing, which means your kitchen should be full of sweetcorn, salad and stone fruit. Unfortunately, the Coast's humid... read more

Getting to the heart of it

On Valentine's Day, February 14, and in the lead up to it, there are images of hearts everywhere you look. This is because in ancient... read more

Supporting the community

I hope everyone found a way to relax and enjoy time with family and friends over the Christmas and New Year's break. I'm sure 2018... read more

Troublesome teeth

Dental disease is one of the most common findings for small animal vets at routine visits such as for vaccinations and yearly health... read more

Crops and flops

What a summer this has been! If global warming means day after day of hot, humid weather, interspersed with the occasional heavy downpour,... read more

Sunblock: Good or bad?

Should you be thinking twice before you lather your child in sunblock at the beach? These are the some of the stirrings that I have... read more

Patient virtue

My three-week holiday in the remote islands north of Vanuatu has changed me. Firstly, perhaps you could be forgiven for thinking that... read more

Likeable lager

Shouting, “lager, lager lager – mega, mega, mega, white thing ...” So went the lyrics to British band Underworlds'... read more

Jolly good show

In my memory, the second Saturday of February was always Waitemata Show Day, held on the Puhoi Pioneers Memorial Park and generally... read more