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Pacific Island fisheries ministers to visit Nelson

Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology (NMIT) is to host a delegation of Pacific island fisheries ministers and agency representatives next week (April 14). Ministers from at least a dozen nations will spend the day in Nelson. Participants have been invited from the Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Niue, Palau, […]

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nili 19 sept 2015

‘Ikale Tahi captain Nili Latu suggested that he was surprised with the referee’s use of the television match official during his side’s defeat to Georgia on Saturday (19th September) afternoon, according to Sportsmole. ‘Ikale Tahi went down 17-10 in their Rugby World Cup opener at Kingsholm, but they were denied a try on the stroke […]

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A more recent Girandola.(syder, CC BY-NC-SA)

The surprising, fascinating history of fireworks

On New Year’s Eve fireworks manufacturers the world over will finally be able to relax after their biggest sale of the year. But this day has been a fireworks staple for a surprisingly long time, although the fireworks themselves have changed quite a bit. Fireworks, as everyone knows, were invented in ancient China. The details […]

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