December 6, 2019

Taupo supervolcano eruption study: Just how much time will we get?

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By Jamie Morton From New Zealand Herald A new US study has used previous eruptions at Taupo to suggest catastrophic “supervolcano” blows would be signalled far in advance. But New Zealand volcanologists have questioned the way the US researchers came to their findings, just published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters, and argue the huge […]

Departure of New Zealand High Commissioner to OECS

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OECS Media Release Wednesday, April 11, 2018 — New Zealand High Commissioner Her Excellency Jan Henderson, who was appointed to the OECS in 2014, has come to the end of her posting. Her Excellency paid a courtesy visit to the Director General of the OECS Dr. Didacus Jules and spent some time reflecting on the […]

Foreigners’ financial stake in NZ up 653 pct in 28 years, says lobby group

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By Anne Gibson Property editor, From NZ Herald Foreign entities’ investment in New Zealand rose 653 per cent in the last 28 years, according to a lobby group which opposes overseas businesses and individuals buying assets here. Bill Rosenberg of the Campaign Against Foreign Control of Aotearoa said today that foreigners’ investment had risen steeply […]

Windies need to perform like World champions — Brathwaite

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From Jamaica Observer NELSON, New Zealand (CMC) — Captain Carlos Brathwaite believes West Indies need to bring their ‘A’ game to the three-match Twenty20 series against New Zealand starting here Friday. The all-rounder reminded that the Caribbean side were World champions in the shortest format and therefore had a duty to themselves and their fans […]

Women’s Cricket: New Zealand will host West Indies

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BY AZAD ALI From Caribbean Life New Zealand will host the West Indies in three ICC Women’s Championship matches from March 4-11, next year, before clashing again with the visitors in five Twenty20 Internationals from March 14-25. New Zealand’s head coach, Haidee Tiffen, said the presence of the reigning Twenty20 World Champions would be a […]

NAN’s Caribbean Sports Round-Up

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From NAN Top Caribbean Cyclist Charged With Manslaughter Jamaican cyclist Marloe Rodman has been charged with manslaughter. News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Dec. 8, 2017: A top Caribbean-born cyclist has been charged with manslaughter for a fatal accident that occurred in St Catherine, Jamaica. Jamaican cyclist Marloe Rodman, the reigning Beacon Cycling on the […]

Caribbean can only ‘build back better’ with international support and urgent climate action, UN, CARICOM Chiefs and Heads of Government

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Over US$2 billion pledged, half of which in loans and debt relief, to support affected women and men for long-term recovery in hurricane-affected Caribbean during CARICOM-UN Conference New York, 21 November 2017 – In view of the urgent needs of Caribbean islands affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the “CARICOM-UN High-level Pledging Conference: Building a […]

Destinations of the week

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The 32 best places to travel alone Part 1 By Sarah Schmalbruch From Business Insider Although traveling solo can seem daunting, it’s something that everyone should try at some point. Solo travel allows for more self-reflection, and chances are, you’ll take in more of the culture. The fjords of Norway are perfect for some self […]

Chilling video shows what happens the moment a massive volcano eruption strikes a major city – but is everything as it seems?

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By Ben Hill From Daily Mail Australia Video showing the mass destruction an undersea super volcano would bring The video was created as part of research into the effects on volcanos in NZ Chilling footage shows massive explosion before a huge wave hits the coast A video has been created showing the mass destruction an […]

Amber Heard serves sweet, sweet revenge on politician who kicked her dogs out of Australia

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BY JOHNNY LIEU From Mashable Some, well specifically Amber Heard, might just call it a classic case of karma. The actress fired off a tweet on Tuesday aimed at Australian deputy prime minister Barnaby Joyce, offering to send him a crate of “New Zealand’s finest kiwifruit” to comfort him in his hour of need. “Assuming […]