Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Environment

The Geology of the Forsyth Island and Pohuenui Island (Part One)

Part one of a factual series about the Geology of New Zealand’s Fascinating Island Group – the Marlborough Sound (translated from a report produced by Dr Firouz Vladi, geologist)

The Geology of New Zealand – An Overview

Pacific Plates Overview

The illustration featured to the left shows a contemporary tectonic outline of New Zealand in …Read More: The Geology of the Forsyth Island and Pohuenui Island (Part One)

Environment

New Zealand: Life Among the Dinosaurs on Stephens Island

It’s an adventure of a lifetime for a New Zealand couple and their young children as they make a home on Stephens Island, a conservation haven where thousands of prehistoric reptiles roam.

(Stephen's Island, or Takapourewa in Maori)

Found at the northern head of the Marlborough Sounds, the remote outpost …Read More: New Zealand: Life Among the Dinosaurs on Stephens Island

Island Market

New Zealand: Vast Puangiangi Island Bought for Nature Reserve

A sprawling island in the Marlborough Sounds has been purchased by two conservation-minded Wellington residents to create a nature reserve for local flora and fauna.

(Puangiangi Image by Farhad Vladi)

Rising out of the Marlborough Sounds like a creature from the Jurassic, the long and spiny hump of Puangiangi Island …Read More: New Zealand: Vast Puangiangi Island Bought for Nature Reserve