October 18, 2006
The Skeleton of the Great Moa in the Canterbury Museum, Christchurch. 1943, Classic NZ lit.
The skeleton of the moa on iron crutches
Broods over no great waste; a private swamp
Was where this tree grew feathers once, that hatches
Its dusty clutch, and guards them from the damp.
Interesting failure to adapt on islands,
Taller but not more fallen than I, who come
Bone to his bone, peculiarly New Zealand's.
The eyes of children flicker round his tomb
Under the skylights, wonder at the huge egg
Found in a thousand pieces, pieced together
But with less patience than the bones that dug
In time deep shelter against ocean weather:
Not I, some child, born in a marvellous year,
Will learn the trick of standing upright here. Allen Curnow, Poet.
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- South Island Vineyard, New Zealand 2006
- Seahorse at the aquarium
- Paua shells for sale - NZ$15
- Native fern plant
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- Drift wood sculpture
- Fish skeleton - all beached up
- Kiwi Crossing - slow down
- Bungy jump take off point - Sth Island
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- Christchurch Cathedral with resident "wizard" as...
- Birds eye view
- Flag on boat, waterfall
- Big Bay
- Albert Arms, Dunedin, close to Otago University ol...
- Stewart Island
- Maori style meeting house (marae) inside of
- Maori meeting house, marae
- Art Deco Celebrations, Earthquake Commemorations 2...
- Hastings near i-site, parade of vintage cars
- Hawkes Bay- special vintage car day
- Pavlova Recipe
- http://www.whitepages.co.nz White pages new zealan...
- Information about visas, nz travel. I recommend fo...
- New Zealand
- Auckland - "sky tower" at centre
- Apple orchard, Hawke's Bay
- Tuki Tuki valley, Hawkes Bay, NZ
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Blog roll - Getting ready to "shake and bake", RECIPES
- Radio New Zealand recipes - You can listen online to the National Programme, Concert Programme, International news, book reviews etc. I like listening to the National Radio Lectures, Documentaries and Forums - Brainstorm etc
- Radio stations to listen to in a civil emergency - from Get Through website
- Cuisine Magazine, website
- Annabel Langbein - (new zealander) a dinner for romance, food for eight mates, changing monthly menus
- NZ womans weekly/food
- Frugal Cuisine blog from Pepper in China
- Pigtitsandparsleysauce.co.nz - weekly budget $100. How to make your own shampoo etc
- Healthy Eating (help for food intolerances)
- Rachaelray (Recipes based usa) southamerican etc
- Cambodian food blog
- How to cook like an Italian
- CEO of Twitter, great networking source
- Public domain blog
- Google blog
- Google New Zealand blog
- Storiesforspeakers blog
- Storiesforspeakers blog 2
- Storiesforspeakers blog 3
- Storiesforspeakers blog 4
- TED Blog
- CT - story about recovery from sf
- Nat lib blog, nzpoetlaureate
- New Zealand Electronic Text Centre Blog
- HDL Readers
- Graduate Forum New Zealand blog
- NZ National Library tech blog
- Hdc landmarks history group blog
- Hastings Library news update blog
- East-in-sig blog
- Dunedin public Libraries news and reviews
- Library blog
- The Written Nerd
- Kaupapamaori link from core education, dereks blog
- Web Graphics How To Blog/Design-Web 2.0
- Interesting blogger from china, it, keyword rank, comment on current events
- Language courses, fees, victoria uni
JOB SEARCH and SCHOLARSHIPS/FUNDING
- What leading job site seek has to say about salaries
- Living wage in New Zealand
- New Zealand job search sites
- Lianza - jobs
- Fencepost /nz farm
- creative sector jobs (museums)
- careers.govt.nz - sign in for content
- Work and Income NZ - search for a job
- Entry Requirements for jobs in New Zealand
- careers.govt.nz/create a cv/resume using CV4U or search cv in search box to get further cv templates you can download in word.
- Careers.govt.nz/who_earns_what_ in _ New Zealand
- Trademe jobs Salary-guide by industry
- careerhub, massey
- seasonal work
- Statisphere - appendices, list of topics
- Statistics New Zealand (Search new free database Infoshare updated daily). Create Tables to see trends over time using Table Builder and Infoshare (Census Data and Key Summary data). Great freephone help. Download tables to excel. You can also upload. See release calandar, Stats in Demand, Technical notes, quick links. Can help with knowing your market.
- NZlive.com = funding
- New Zealand Universities (8).
- scholarships world.org
- wordpress - start putting your ideas down, use for communicating your value and IT competence