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Winter snow delays flights in Queenstown.

Queenstown airport reports that Helga is in action. Helga shifts 2,700 tonnes/hr and looks much needed for this ‘slight’ covering of snow. A number of flights have been cancelled but Airways reports they are...

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Perfect day for flying home.

Auckland to Wellington again with the really awesome weather.  You can see the cold front on the horizon the TV weatherman told us about a few nights ago.  It’s going to be a good...

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How to hide a truck.

A truck is a huge moving target on the battlefield so learning how to hide your truck is a skill every driver needs. As you can see the truck blends in with the surrounding...

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The night sky, constellation spotting.

It’s quite intimidating to think that we only see a small portion of the stars in the milky way.  How many exoplanets are out there with intelligent life on them.  Did they evolve much like...

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The moon on the 24/03/2015

I looked out my window this evening and thought I could get a quick snap of the moon.  Out of the few that I took this one came out the best.  Taken tonight at...

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Kawakawa, Bay Of Islands Rail

Kawakawa is a small town in the Northland Region of northern New Zealand. It had a population of  around 1347. The small town developed as a service town when coal was found in the...