Wednesday, July 8, 2020

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 …Read More: New Zealand: Life Among the Dinosaurs on Stephens Island

Breaking Island News

NZ: Vladi Private Islands Seeks Web-Savvy Hermit for Island Job

The world’s premier company for the sale and rental of private islands is searching for an independent young IT specialist with great writing skills for the position of a lifetime.

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Hamburg-based company Vladi Private Islands caused plenty of excitement in the media …Read More: NZ: Vladi Private Islands Seeks Web-Savvy Hermit for Island Job

Environment

New Zealand: Kermadec islands safe after experiencing a 7.6 earthquake

Raoul Island by NASA courtesy of Wikipedia

International press and newswires are reporting that the remote volcanic Kermadec Islands, located in the South Pacific Ocean 800–1’000 km  northeast of New Zealand’s North Island are unharmed after a powerful earthquake registering 7.6 struck this morning.

Raoul Island by NASA courtesy of Wikipedia

The islands, which belong to …Read More: New Zealand: Kermadec islands safe after experiencing a 7.6 earthquake