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What would locals like others know about New Zealand (Aotearoa)? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion:

Google Docs
Collaboration in NZ Travel and Tourism

Headlines
Saving the night sky: New Zealand’s craziest experiment yet? – BBC
Photo Essay: Dawn Raids apology at Auckland Town Hall – RadioNZ
New Zealand’s ‘brain gain’ boost
The Māori tribe protecting New Zealand’s sacred rainforest – BBC
A Tourist Family’s Bad Behavior Has New Zealand Rethinking Its Welcome Mat – NYTimes
http://nzherald.co.nz/bay-of-plenty-times/news/article.cfm?c_id=1503343&objectid=11808227
John’s gone: The end of NZ’s Mr Feelgood
http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/nz-earthquake/86838272/watch-how-the-78-quake-rippled-through-new-zealand
http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/ninetonoon/audio/201788671/old-ghost-road-trail
http://www.nbr.co.nz/opinion/you-told-nz-energy-80-renewable-couldnt-be-further-truth
http://www.ripitup.co.nz/culture/new-zealand-a-users-guide
http://ngaitahu.iwi.nz/our_stories/compelling-evidence
http://www.teara.govt.nz/en/tapa-whenua-naming-places
http://www.transitionsabroad.com/listings/living/articles/a-year-living-and-working-in-new-zealand.shtml
http://www.stuff.co.nz/life-style/wellbeing/8191158/The-call-of-the-wild
http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=10904305

Kiwi Onion Dip
Finding Rosemary: The inventor of Kiwi onion dip@HaydenDonnell
Wikipedia

Tokelau
With more Tokelauan speakers in New Zealand than in Tokelau, it remains a unique but endangered language
Te Vaiaho O Te Gagana Tokelau (Tokelau Language Week)
Tokelau Language Week 2021
https://www.facebook.com/nztokelaulanguageweek/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tokelau

Otautau
Celebrating the Collections & Archives of Otautau Museum @OtautauT
Otautau – Wikipedia

2020 Elections
New Zealand Elections
2020 New Zealand general election
How NZ’s new Parliament looks – full party, electorate vote data
Jacinda Ardern delays election over coronavirus fears
Election 2020: Jacinda Ardern and Judith Collins – last day of campaign; Ardern says she’ll quit if she loses
@ElectoralCommNZ

Tiny Ruins
tinyruins.com
Facebook
Tiny Ruins – Wikipedia

Jacinda Ardern
@jacindaardern
The small-town takeout store worker who won over New Zealand — and the world – CNN
https://www.newyorker.com/culture/culture-desk/what-jacinda-arderns-leadership-means-to-new-zealand-and-to-the-world
Wikipedia

Ruia Aperahama
Ruia Aperahama: Hiding lies upon lies and uncovering the truth
https://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/youcallthisart/collections/biographies/ruia-aperahama
https://www.thearts.co.nz/artists/hareruia-aperahama
http://www.stuff.co.nz/auckland/local-news/western-leader/670545/Big-surprise-for-Maori-maestro
https://www.maoritelevision.com/shows/he-iwi-whakapono/ruia-aperahama

World Maps without New Zealand
https://www.facebook.com/worldmapswithoutnz
http://worldmapswithoutnewzealand.tumblr.com
https://www.reddit.com/r/MapsWithoutNZ
https://www.nzherald.co.nz/travel/news/article.cfm?c_id=7&objectid=12043611
https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/new-zealand-left-off-world-map
https://www.bbc.com/news/av/magazine-41905040/the-country-that-keeps-getting-left-off-maps
https://twitter.com/LastWeekTonight/status/1097346602388389893
https://youtu.be/T2_yF0TxqOw

New Zealand National Library
https://natlib.govt.nz
https://www.facebook.com/NationalLibraryNZ
@nlnz

Algim17
http://www.algim.org.nz/algim-events/annual-conf-infra/speaker-presentations
@algiminc

Radio New Zealand App

Recommended Listening
Radio NZ is New Zealand’s national radio broadcaster as well as the international broadcaster to the South Pacific. You can find an amazing array of podcasts including Mediawatch, Spectrum and Te Ahi Kaa (which focuses on Māori culture). Check out the latest and most popular podcasts.
@radionz
radionz.co.nz/audio/live/national

Nga Uruoara – As tribute to the noted New Zealand botanist and eco-historian Geoff Park who died in 2009, Radio New Zealand National is featuring his 6-part radio series Paralleling his 1995 book Nga Uruora – The Groves of Life Ecology and History in a New Zealand Landscape.

Road Map – Pirongia – Located 20 minutes’ drive between Hamilton and Te Awamutu is today’s roadmap destination of Pirongia. The village is a popular service town for tourists on State Highway 39 who are heading to the Waitomo Caves. The village has a rich history. It’s home to the DB Draught Clydesdales which became famous in the 80s. It’s also where King Tawhio declared peace and an end to the Waikato land wars.

Roadside Stories is a series of audio guides that follow major road trips in New Zealand. The stories cover the places you’ll pass along the way – their people, their history, their cultural and natural significance.

Becoming New Zealand – George Andrews looks at some of the people and the events that determined the route followed on the journey towards nationhood.

Paul Moon – NZ History – Professor Paul Moon, from Auckland University of Technology, is a prolific writer about New Zealand history. His latest book takes a less than conventional look at the analysis and creation of the past – as we know it, or think we do.

Wai Pounamu: Waters of Greenstone – Matthew Leonard was invited to make location sound recordings on—and sometimes in—one of the fast flowing rivers of the South Island of New Zealand, the Arahura.

New Zealand A to Z – T is for Tuatapere, a small rural town in Southland. Tuatapere is located eight kilometres from the southern coast of the South Island. The town is on the Southern Scenic Route from Invercargill to Te Anau making it a well-travelled tourist stop. The main local industries are forestry and farming.

Radio Sport covers all the netball and rugby action.
http://www.iheart.com/live/Radio-Sport-6194

Other faves include Kiwifm and RDU – 98.5FM , Christchurch’s alternative independent radio station, broadcast from Canterbury University. podcast of the RDU morning show. New music is also featured on Loop and The Edge. Wellington Access Radio features EarthSounZ

https://www.radiosport.co.nz

https://www.iheart.com/live/Radio-Sport-6194

Waatea
waateanews.com
ceillhe-sperath-runs-time-unlimited-tours
Facebook
@waateanews

ITBW Award
TIME Unlimited Tours (winner)
Te Urewera Treks (finalist) – Facebook

Te Matatini
Te Matatini is a national indigenous dance festival in which Kapa Haka performers from all around New Zealand come together to compete for the noble and honor of winning the national finals.

Bay of Plenty
Environment Bay of Plenty

Benneydale
http://www.nzherald.co.nz/travel/news/article.cfm?c_id=7&objectid=11289152
thetimbertrail.com
epiccycleadventures.com
@TheTimberTrail

Cambridge
cambridgefarmersmarket.co.nz
cambridge.co.nz

Canterbury
http://canterburymuseum.com

Christchurch
Christchurch

Coromandel
thecoromandel.com
Wikipedia.org/wiki/Coromandel_Peninsula
http://www.nzherald.co.nz/new-zealand-travel/news/article.cfm?c_id=1500882&objectid=10644985
thecoromandel.com/SustainableTourismEcoFriendlyOperators.html

Cromwell
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cromwell,_New_Zealand
https://www.flickr.com/photos/planeta/2495153063

Feilding
feilding.co.nz
feilding.org.nz
Feilding,_New_Zealand

Gisborne
horouta.co.nz – Our sport of choice is waka ama or outrigger canoe racing. We operate from Marina Park in the heart of Gisborne City on the East Coast of the North Island. Marina Park is located at the junction of the two rivers Waimata & Taruheru. They trisect the city and suburbs and form the Turanganui River at their confluence,. which then flows on out into the Pacific Ocean, about one kilometre downstream.

Gore
gorenz.com

Hauraki Gulf
Wikipedia
aucklandcity.govt.nz

Hamilton
hamiltonwaikato.com
hamilton.co.nz
stuff.co.nz/waikato-times
Hamilton,_New_Zealand
waikatostadium.co.nz
cityofhamilton.co.nz
jsbackpackers.co.nz
freefm.org.nz/programmes/artspace
hamiltonlibraries.co.nz

Waikato Museum was established in 1987 and is one of Hamilton’s largest and more unusual buildings.
@WaikatoMuseum

Waikato
waikatostadium.co.nz
waikato.ac.nz
waikatonz.co.nz
Waikato Region

Pureora Forest Park

doc.govt.nz/pureora
http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/teahikaa/20160417

Haast
http://www.tripadvisor.com/Restaurant_Review-g1988990-d1996322-Reviews-The_Craypot-Haast_West_Coast_Region_South_Island.html

Hawkes Bay
hawkesbaynz.com
hbmaoritourism.co.nz
tematapark.co.nz

Karangahake Gorge
http://www.nzherald.co.nz/travel/news/article.cfm?c_id=7&objectid=10663267
karangahakegorge.co.nz
http://www.doc.govt.nz/parks-and-recreation/tracks-and-walks/bay-of-plenty/tauranga-area/karangahake-gorge-historic-walkway
Karangahake_Gorge

Napier
The Hawkes Bay Māori Tourism Trust has opened an information and booking office on Marine Parade in Napier.

Nelson
Nelson Museum
theprow.org.nz@TheProwstories
nelsonpubliclibraries.co.nzFacebook
@nelsonlibraries
Trafalgar_Park,_Nelson

Southland
westernsouthland.co.nz – community driven website with excellent podcast

Taranaki
taranaki.co.nz
Whangamomona
museumofsouthtaranaki.wordpress.com
whangamomonahotel.co.nz
New Zealand’s town that needs a passport – BBC
Parihaka is a small Taranaki settlement, located seven kilometres inland from ‘Te Moana Tāpokopoko a Tawhaki’ the Tasman Sea, midway from Mt Taranaki. Sitting quietly in a landscape of volcanic lahar, this unassuming village is a site of immense historical and cultural importance. The events that took place in and around Parihaka particularly from about 1860 to 1900 have affected the political, cultural and spiritual dynamics of the entire country.

Tauranga
Wikipedia
taurangafestival.co.nz

Hawkes Bay
hawkesbaytoday.co.nz
@NZ_HawkesBay
hawkesbay.cagora.com

Kaikoura
Kaikoura

Kawarau River – Lake Wakatipu
northwestern Otago, drains to the Kawarau River, which flows for about 60 kilometers until it reaches Lake Dunstan near Cromwell. The Shotover River enters it from the north; the Nevis River enters it from the south. The river passes through the steep Kawarau gorge during its journey.

The Roaring Meg power station features along the shore of the Kawarau River. In the 19th century, gold was extracted from the river. Some of the miners’ huts remain today, many of them close to thriving vineyards. The Kawarau Bridge, 43 meters above the river, is the site of the world’s first commercial bungee jumping operation. Experience Queenstown

Lake Tekapo
tekapotourism.co.nz
tekapotourism.co.nz/mt_john.htm
Lake_Tekapo

Lake Tekapo has one of the most spectacular night skies in the world. Visitors are amazed by the clarity and sheer numbers of stars visible to the naked eye during Lake Tekapo’s night.

Lake Tekapo’s night sky has interested more than just the visitors. Canterbury University operates a astronomical observatory on top of Mt John, overlooking Lake Tekapo. The clear skies and low levels of local light pollution have helped astronomers put Mt John observatory on the international map with observations and discoveries of the southern sky.

Tekapo Tourism has installed a webcam overlooking Lake Tekapo at Mount John. Click here to view the latest image from the camera.

Both day and night tours of Mt John University Observatory are now available through Earth and Sky tours. See our activities page for contact information.

Manawatu
manawatunz.co.nz

Matakana Coast
The Matakana Coast region stretches from Puhoi in the south to Pakiri in the north, and includes Leigh, Matakana, Mahurangi and Warkworth. This region has experienced rapid development both as a tourism and lifestyle destination over recent years.
rodney.govt.nz

Masterton
Golden Shears
Masterton
library.mstn.govt.nz/history/masters.html
Aratoi, the Wairarapa Museum of Art and History

Mount Ruapehu
http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/sets/72157625400390845
Mount_Ruapehu

Mount Tangariro
Mount_Tongariro
http://news.tangatawhenua.com/archives/18621
http://www.geonet.org.nz/volcano/activity/tongariro/cameras/tongariro-latest.html
paperspast

Napier
Wikipedia
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dwwQw1JSSzs
napierlife.com

New Plymouth
New Plymouth is the major city of the Taranaki region on the west coast of the North Island of New Zealand. A coastal city, it has access to mountains within a 30-minute drive. Notable features are the Botanic Gardens (Pukekura Park), the 7 kilometers (4.3 miles) coastal walkway alongside the Tasman Sea, the Len Lye-designed 45-meter (150 foot) tall artwork known as the Wind Wand, and views of Mount Taranaki (also known as Mount Egmont). The city has 110 parks covering 1,200 hectares.

Northland
In the early 20th century, Northland was referred to as ‘God’s own country, with the Devil’s own roads’
Story: Northland region
taniwha.co.nz

Conservation Minister Tim Groser has asked the New Zealand Conservation Authority (NZCA) to investigate the creation of a new National Park in Northland.

“I have formally asked the NZCA to begin its investigation and consultation process towards giving National Park status to the conservation land surrounding the great Kauri forests of Northland. The proposed National Park in the Waipoua Forest, north of Dargaville, is a pristine forest area with outstanding natural, historic and recreational values. The area includes the magnificent Tane Mahuta (Lord of the Forest) – New Zealand’s largest known living Kauri tree – and Trounson Kauri Park which has a magnificent dense stand of Kauri.

“A visit to Tane Mahuta is part of the iconic kiwi experience for visitors and tourists alike. It is has been estimated that only 2 per cent of our Kauri remains – most of that in the forests of Northland. There are currently no National Parks in the area and this Government is committed to protecting this amazing landscape,” Mr Groser said.

The Kauri forests of Northland are also home to several threatened species, such as North Island brown kiwi, kukupa (NZ pigeon), pekapeka (bats) and Kauri snails.

Investigating the proposed new National Park may take up to a year and includes significant consultation with the tangata whenua, Te Iwi o Te Roroa, local authorities, iwi groups and the public. For more information about the proposed new Kauri National Park, visit: Department of Conservation
northlandnz.com/
@Northland_NZ

North Island
Lemon_&_Paeroa
thecoromandel.com/paeroa.html
tour.thepeninsula.co.nz/paeroa.htm
hauraki-dc.govt.nz/Overview/Paeroa.htm

Palmerston North
Palmerston_North
teara.govt.nz/en/photograph/37117/mt-cleese
massey.ac.nzWikipedia

Paraparaumu
Paraparaumu
paraparaumu.co.nz

Rangiātea
rangiatea.natlib.govt.nz
natlib.govt.nz/collections/digital-collections/rangiatea

Ruahine
Ruahine Forest Park
Ruahine_Range

Stewart Island
Stewart Island Flights
Yellow-eyed penguin foraging
Stewart Island

Taupo
Taupo Volcanic Zone
Taupo_ Volcano
laketauponz.com
Taupo supervolcano needs monitoring, scientists say – EarthSky

Timaru
timaru.govt.nz

Ulva Island
ulva.co.nz
dqmedia.com/audio/ulva.mp3

Waiheke Island
waiheke.co.nz
waihekenz.com
tourismwaiheke.co.nz
http://www.aucklandcity.govt.nz/auckland/introduction/waiheke/default.asp

Wairoa
http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/afternoons/audio/20158037/new-zealand-a-to-z-wairoa

Waitomo
The word Waitomo comes from the Māori language wai meaning water and tomo meaning a doline or sinkhole; it can thus be translated to be water passing through a hole.
waitomo.com
waitomo.com/cave-tubing.aspx
Waitomo_Caves

Whakatane
Kiwi Capital of the World
Whakatane
whakatane.govt.nz
whakatane.comhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]

Whanganui
Whanganui
wanganui.comFacebook
Whanganui also spelled Wanganui, is an urban area and district on the west coast of the North Island of New Zealand. It is part of the Manawatu-Wanganui region.
Whanganui Regional Museum
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Whanganui-Regional-Museum/149115931141
@WhanganuiMuseum
http://www.stuff.co.nz/travel/destinations/nz/10257055/Whanganui-River-Walking-on-water
http://wikiwednesday.net

Whangarei
Whangarei is the main population center of Northland, known to the local Ngapuhi Māori, as te Taitokerau, or Te Ika a Maui – the Tail of the Fish. The North Island of New Zealand, is the shape of a giant fish pulled from the ocean by Maui. Whangarei’s subtropical climate, fertile soils and rainfall provide an ideal environment for horticulture – the growing of food. Tourism is the region’s second-biggest income earner. Key icons include The Poor Knights Islands, majestic Mount Manaia and the Twin Coast Discovery Highway which has been developed to guide and spread visitors around the whole of Northland.

The Whangarei Harbour Marine Reserve came into being on the 18th of October 2006 and comprises two sites – Waikaraka and around Motukaroro/Passage Island at Reotahi. The combined area of both sites is approximately 253.7 hectares or 2.54% of the Whangarei Harbour.

Literacy
http://nzla.org.nz/

Not on the map
https://boardgamegeek.com/geeklist/44623/oh-my-god-we-have-fallen-map-or-new-zealand-amazin

Air New Zealand
https://www.stuff.co.nz/business/97539393/air-new-zealand-reusing-untouched-snacks-pluggingin-grounded-planes
https://p-airnz.com/cms/assets/PDFs/sustainability-report-2017.pdf

Te Hiku
https://tehiku.nz

Kapiti Island / Kapiti Island Nature Tours
kapitiislandnaturetours.co.nz
kapitiisland.com
https://www.facebook.com/kapitiislandnaturetours
http://nztourismawards.org.nz/finalists_2017@tourismAotearoa
@kapitiisland @MBIEgovtnz @FlyAirNZ @nzmaoritourism @Wellington_NZ

Kapiti Island Nature Tours is a whanau company, operating a nature/cultural tourism experience on Kapiti Island, traditionally owned Maori land and one of Aotearoa’s most valued nature reserves. Collaborating closely with the Department of Conservation which manages part of the island, this small business successfully demonstrates Maori values in a modern context, operating a growing and profitable business.

www.kapitiisland.com

Figure, NZ
figure.nz
tohu.figure.nz
@FigureNZ

Tutira Mai Nga Iwi
tutiramai.kiwi
folksong.org.nz

Shared Space
sharedspace.co.nz/
@SharedspaceNZ

Manawatu
i.stuff.co.nz/manawatu-standard
Manawatu-Wanganui

Barry Crump
Barry Crump
Hunt for the Wilderpeople

Agriculture
Agricultural production – Encylopedia of New Zealand
Federated Farmers
agrihq.co.nz/fwplus@NZFarmersWeekly

All Blacks
http://www.nzherald.co.nz/sport/news/article.cfm?c_id=4&objectid=10844989

Anzac Day
anzac

Apps
ivanmackintosh.com
http://www.appsafari.com/fun/7191/whatbirdnz
http://www.whatbird.co.nz
Whatbird is a practical bird identification tool for community groups and landowners involved in biodiversity monitoring.
Whatbird currently includes 51 exotic and native bird species that are likely to be encountered in and around New Zealand forests. It is not intended to be a complete database of the birds of New Zealand
This tool has been developed with financial assistance from the Terrestrial and Freshwater Biodiversity Information System (TFBIS) Programme funded by the New Zealand Government to help to achieve the goals of the New Zealand Biodiversity Strategy.

Architecture/Building
New Zealand Green Building Council

Asia
http://asianz.org.nz

Astronomy
Royal Astronomical Society of New Zealand
Earth and Sky (Mt John Observatory)
Keep our dark skies – Earth and Sky (PDF)

Backpacking
NZ Backpack
Backpack New Zealand
Destination Downunder: New Zealand Backpackers
TrueNZ Backpakckers Guide
Budget Backpackers


Baseball
baseballnewzealand.com

Beer
http://tui.co.nz

bus
http://booking.manabus.com

Canoe
horouta.co.nz

Canterbury
Ashburton
Backpack in Canterbury
Banks Peninsula
Canterbury Heritage
Lyttleton Harbour
South Canterbury Museum
Canterbury Heritage
Lyttleton Harbour
South Canterbury Museum
Canterbury Heritage
Lyttleton Harbour
South Canterbury Museum
South Canterbury Museum
South Canterbury Museum
http://canterburyearthquake.org.nz

Car Rental
rentalcar.co.nz
transfercar.co.nz

Cartoons
Murray_Ball
Footrot_Flats
https://www.facebook.com/pages/FooTroT-FlaTs-by-Murray-Ball/221451304574741
nzherald.co.nz/news-cartoons/news/headlines.cfm?c_id=500814
@rodemmerson

Certification
qualmark

Cities
citypopulation.de/NewZealand.html
List_of_cities_in_New_Zealand
bigcities.govt.nz/

Climate Change
Hillary Institute
Climate Change – New Zealand Institute
The economic effects of climate change – New Zealand Institute (PDF)
http://poneke.wordpress.com/2008/04/18/dave/
http://www.listener.co.nz/issue/3541/columnists/10716/some_like_it_hot.html
http://hot-topic.co.nz
NIWA – National Institute of Water & Atmospheric Research

Culture
Ministry for Culture and Heritage
Events Calendar – New Zealand.com
New Zealand Book Council
NZ Live
The Long White Cloud – William Pember Reeves/Project Gutenberg

Currency
Currency Conversion
Currency Exchange – Bank of New Zealand
brightermoney.co.nz

Bikes
Cycleway the only way
Bikewise

Diving
The Rainbow Warrior was Greenpeace’s flagship on its way to protest France’s nuclear testing on the Mururoa Atoll when it was sunk by French saboteurs on July 10, 1985, in Auckland Harbour. Three years after the bombing Greenpeace gifted the Warrior to the sea and she now lies as an artificial reef in the Cavalli Island group, a refuge for the marine life she was sunk trying to protect.
Make the trip via Paihia Dive HQ, the Bay of Islands only specialist dive charter and rental shop.

Economy
med.govt.nz

Earthquakes
http://www.geonet.org.nz/earthquake/quakes/recent_quakes.html
http://canterburyearthquake.org.nz

Edmund Hillary
Sir Edmund Hillary – A Tribute

Education
Auckland University of Technology
Lincoln University
Tai Poutini Polytechnic
University of Otago
Otago Polytechnic
Victoria University of Wellington
Te Kete Ipurangi -The Online Learning Centre
http://enviroschools.org.nz
Inernational Student Information][[http://www.minedu.govt.nz/|Ministry of Education
New Zealand Qualifications Authority
New Zealand Teacher’s Council
Student Immigration Information
The Education Review Office
http://www.activboardnz.com@ACTIVboardNZ
https://www.facebook.com/ACTIVboardNZ
http://core-ed.org@CoreEducation
https://www.facebook.com/coreeducation

Energy
Hydro power made up 72.9% of electrical energy in 1990, by 2007 it had dropped to 54.9%

teara.govt.nz/en/hydroelectricity/5/1
energywise.govt.nz
energywise.govt.nz/energyspot

Embassies
New Zealand Embassy in the USA
New Zealand Consulate in Los Angeles
USA Embassy in NZ – http://blogs.newzealand.usembassy.gov/ambassador

Events
NZ Live
NZ Public Holiday Dates
Event Finder

Film
The New Zealand Film Archive
nzfilm.co.nz
nzonscreen.com
http://www.youtube.com/user/NZFILMSHORTS

Films:
Hobbit/Lord of the Rings
http://www.teara.govt.nz/en/landscapes-overview/1/1
http://www.theglobalmail.org/feature/the-hobbit-holes-that-saved-new-zealand/539

Finance
interest.co.nz

Flight of the Conchords
http://flightoftheconchords.co.nz
http://flightoftheconchords.co.nz/news
http://www.facebook.com/FlightoftheConchords
Bowie_(Flight_of_the_Conchords)
http://www.stuff.co.nz/travel/blogs/voyages-in-america/8653290/Legacy-of-the-Conchords

Food
farmingshow.com
Dineout New Zealand

Lemon & Paeroa, L&P, is a soft drink made by combining lemon juice with sparkling water from the town of Paeroa.

More than 1000 New Zealand vineyards, or the owners of 80 percent of the country’s winegrowing land, have agreed to go sustainable. NZ Winegrowers, wants every drop measured against its sustainable guidelines by 2012. Food Standards Australia New Zealand

pizza
hellpizza.com

Food/Seafood
aucklandseafoodfestival.co.nz
sanford.co.nz
oceanz.co.nz

Food/Organic
Organic Explorer
https://www.facebook.com/OrganicExplorer/
Willing Workers on Organic Farms (WWOOF)
http://tewakakaiora.wordpress.com
http://www.waatea603am.co.nz/News/2010/September/Maori-Organic-Growers-Create-own-ce/default.aspx

Foundations
tindall.org.nz

Garbage
rubbishfree.co.nz

Gardens
community-gardens

Geography
NZ Geography
New Zealand Geographichttps://www.facebook.com/NewZealandGeographic@nzgeographic
NOAA Satellite Image Archive of New Zealand – Landcare Research
Geography of New Zealand

Geology
New Zealand’s geology ranges from hard gneiss to soft mudstone. The oldest rocks were part of the ancient continent of Gondwanaland
GNS Science
Geological Map of New Zealand
http://www.geonet.org.nz
http://gns.cri.nz
@gnsscience
http://www.youtube.com/user/GNSscience
https://www.facebook.com/pages/GNS-Science/10150115509595004

Germany-New Zealand Connections
germantrade.co.nz

Government
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
Green Party
Ministry of Economic Development
New tourism sustainability website – Beehive.govt.nz
Beehive.govt.nz
http://wiki.open.org.nz

Green Building
New Zealand Green Building Council

greens
http://blog.greens.org.nz
@KevinHague

History
Matapihi
Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand
New Zealand History Net
National Library of New Zealand
Sounds Historical
Timeline of New Zealand Disasters – New Zealand History.Net
http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz
http://www.historic.org.nz

Humor
thecivilian.co.nz

News
nzherald.co.nz
insights.nzherald.co.nz

3news.co.nz@3NewsBreaking

Landcare
Landcare Research

Libraries
ndf.natlib.govt.nz
National Library of New Zealand

Maps
New Zealand Maps – Backpack New Zealand
World Maps without New Zealand

Motorcycles and Motorcycle Tours
garners.co.nz

Migration
Immigration New Zealand
Visiting New Zealand
Living in New Zealand – Transitions Abroad

Movies
Flicks

Mountains
New Zealand Mountain Safety Council

Music
New Zealand Music
New Zealand Music – Muzic.net
Fat Freddy’s Drop@fatfreddysdrop1Wikipedia
http://www.youtube.com/user/NZONAIRNZMUSIC
thefeelers.co.nzThe_Feelers
houseofshem.comFacebook

Nuclear Free
June 8, 1987, New Zealand becomes nuclear free http://goo.gl/s5mXT

Archives
Flickr Gallery – Digitalnz.org

Photography
Timeframes
New Zealand Institute of Professional Photography
Virtual Bay
photosport.co.nz
robsuistedphotography.co.nz@RobSuisted

Photographers
Himiona Grace (flickr)
Juergen Shacke
Alex Wallace

Politics
New Zealand Parliament
Green Party of New Zealand@NZGreens
Labour Party
National Party (Flickr)
Politics of New Zealand – Wikipedia
@GarethMP
@clarecurranmp
Outspoken – The Green Party’s Future – Craig McCulloch asks what’s in the Green Party’s future.
the-future-will-be-green-or-not-at-all

Plants
nzpcn.org.nz
greenmachine.co.nz

Reference
White Pages
New Zealand Institute

Quiz
New Zealand history quizzes

Rainbow Warrior
http://www.abc.net.au/4corners/stories/2011/08/08/3288488.htm
http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/latest-news/rainbow-warrior-bombing-30-years-on/story-fn3dxix6-1227436100425
http://www.3news.co.nz/nznews/rainbow-warrior-bombing-30th-anniversary-2015070919
http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11475845&ref=NZH_Tw
http://www.greenpeace.org/international/en/news/Blogs/makingwaves/rainbow-warrior-courage/blog/53478

Rugby
http://www.nzonscreen.com/title/the-lion-and-the-kiwi-1959

Saltwater Swimming
Parnell Baths (Auckland)
St Clair Baths Dunedin

Science
sciencealive.co.nzFacebook

Seniors
seniornet.org.nz

Stats
stats.govt.nz

Sustainable Practice / Sustainability
Discussion forum | sustainability.govt.nz
Sustainable Business Network
sustainable-practice.com/?p=185
sustainable-practice.com
transitiontowns.org.nz
celsias.co.nz

Home-produced and well worth a listen is Steve Henry’s overview contrasting New Zealand with Sustainable Development in Sweden

Swimming
oceanswim.co.nz

Te Mana Motuhake o Tūhoe
tuhoe.net
teara.govt.nz/en/ngai-tuhoe/7/3/2

Tickets
ticketdirect.co.nz

Elsewhere
publicaddress.net

Radio
http://www.radiosport.co.nz/listenlive/radiosportAKL.asxhttps://www.facebook.com/radiosportnz@radiosportnz

radionz.co.nz
Latest Audio (Ngā Rīpene Whakarongo Hou) – http://www.radionz.co.nz/audio
Popular Audio –
http://www.radionz.co.nz/audio/popular
https://soundcloud.com/radionewzealand

Trails
Heritage Trails Foundation

Transparency
http://www.ict.govt.nz/programme/opening-government-data-and-information/declaration-open-and-transparent-government

Transition Towns
transitiontowns.org.nz/event

Transportation
http://www.nzta.govt.nz

Universities
otago.ac.nz
aut.ac.nz
massey.ac.nz

Volcanos
Taupo_Volcanic_Zone

Volunteering
New Zealand Trust of Conservation Volunteers

Waste and Recyclng
Waste Exchange (No Throw)

Waterfalls
Waterfalls – Encyclopedia of New Zealand

Weather
Met Servicehttp://www.youtube.com/user/metnz
National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA)
Exploring the Ozone – NASA
UV Index – The Ozone Hole
Ultaviolet Index – Sunsmart New Zealand
http://weatherwatch.co.nz

Webcams
webcam.co.nz

Wind Energy
All Black not in favour of wind farm – TVNZ
Meridian Challenged on Wind Farm Replanting – Energy Central
New Zealand Energy Statistics
New Zealand Wind Energy Association
Industrial Wind Action Group
Controversial wind farm gets go ahead

Blogs
McGovern Online

Web
BarCamp Auckland
Diversity.net

1080
Government gives backing to 1080 report
Stop 1080 Poison
Sodium fluoroacetate – Wikipedia

Statistics
http://www.nzier.org.nz
Mining debate needs some cold hard facts
– read NZIER Insight, To mine or not to mine…
media release

Black Sands
Black sand – Wikipedia
Black sands – Whaingaroa Environment Centre

Gisborne
http://www.tairawhitimuseum.org.nz

Picton
http://www.stuff.co.nz/marlborough-express/news/64857254/Lounger-trial-a-hit-with-the-public

Queenstown
queenstown

Waitaki
Waitaki Development Board
Waitaki District Council

Wingatui
https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/ODT18930405.2.49

NZ Initiative
nzinitiative.org.nz
@nzinitiative

Americans in New Zealand
John Luther Adams: music and nature

Embedded Tweets

Bingo
Apteryx – Bach – Beach – Beech – FishKauri – Kiwi – KiwianaMāoriNew Zealand (Aotearoa) – North Island – Precious – 100% Pure – Rugby – Shaky – Shaky Aisles – Sweet As – Thermals – West Coast – World FamousZealandia

Wikipedia
New Zealand
Anzac Day
List of Mountains by Height
Kate Sheppard
Flight of the Concords
Tasman Sea
William Pember Reeves
Vincent O’Sullivan

Parks

Planeta.com

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