Siobhán O'Grady, The Washington Post Published 11:37 am PDT, Wednesday, July 25, 2018 Photo: Bloomberg Photo By Brendon O'Hagan Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 The existing New Zealand flag flies in Auckland, New Zealand, on Wednesday, March 2, 2016. The existing New Zealand flag flies in Auckland, New Zealand, on Wednesday, March 2, 2016. Photo: Bloomberg Photo By Brendon O'Hagan New Zealand spent $17 million on failed flag referendum. Now it wants Australia to change its flag instead. 1 / 1 Back to Gallery It took 10 months and roughly $17 million for New Zealanders to decide they didn't want a new flag. That was an awkward discovery for then-Prime Minister John Key, who had pumped the time and money into a design competition for a new flag and a referendum on choosing one. But in 2016, after a … [Read more...] about New Zealand spent $17 million on failed flag referendum. Now it wants Australia to change its flag instead.
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Concierge Logo Leverages Distribution Channels of Concierge’s Gourmet Foods Unit to Introduce Original Sprout Products Online and in New Zealand Retail Outlets Concierge Technologies (OTCQB:CNCG)Maximizing our resources is a key strategy for our Company, as we continuously seek new ways to help our operating units grow. ”— Nicholas Gerber, Chief Executive Officer SAN CLEMENTE, CA, UNITED STATES, July 23, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Concierge Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: CNCG) (Concierge) a diversified global holding firm, today announced it will expand the marketing and distribution of its Original Sprout brand of hair and skin care products to New Zealand. Concierge said it will leverage the existing resources of its New Zealand-based Gourmet Foods subsidiary to introduce Original Sprout products to the New Zealand market. The Company expects Original Sprout products to reach retail outlets in New Zealand within the next two months, with online sales to consumers … [Read more...] about Concierge Technologies to Expand Global Marketing of Original Sprout Beauty Products with Entry into New Zealand
UVU Athletics Utah Valley rising sophomore Brynnly Ward digs the ball. Ward and her teammates will venture to New Zealand and Samoa from May 20-June 10, on an international tour. Related Link UVU basketball: New Mexico's MacDougall transfers to Utah Valley The Utah Valley University women's volleyball team recently departed on a three-week international tour to New Zealand and Samoa. The first leg of the trip will be focused mainly on volleyball in New Zealand, while the second leg will be dedicated primarily to humanitarian aid in Samoa. The trip will span 21 days. The team left the United States on Sunday, May 20, and will return on Sunday, June 10. This year's venture will mark the fourth time that head UVU volleyball coach and Samoa native Sam Atoa has been able to take his team on the international tour, as he has previously taken his squad on similar trips in 2006, 2010 and 2014. "It is always a thrill to take the team back to … [Read more...] about UVU volleyball: Utah Valley ventures to New Zealand and Samoa for international trip
Eight days into a two-week sailing course in New Zealand, I felt like the young and ineffectual officer in Master and Commander who ends his troubles by jumping off the ship holding a cannonball. Over the course of the day in an otherwise beautiful place, I had made a half-dozen mistakes. When we shortened the mainsail, I failed to recognize the tack — a grommet at the corner of the sail — for the first reef. I asked how to read the jib’s telltales, something we had been taught three days before. I wrapped a jib sheet on the winch counterclockwise, the opposite of the way it should go. In a man-overboard drill, it took me three tries to snag a life ring named “Frank” with a boat hook as one of my fellow students, with great effort, got me within reach. Maybe I was too old to learn to sail, I thought to myself after we rafted up with our companion boat at a mooring ball at the end of the day. I badly wanted a beer, but had to settle for one more cup of … [Read more...] about In New Zealand, learning to sail from scratch in 14 days
The area is not a major shipping lane and few sailors are out in November - spring in the southern hemisphere - but ships that traverse the area have little hull protection and could be significantly damaged by a collision with an iceberg, which typically has 90 per cent of its mass under water."It's an alert to shipping to be aware these potential hazards are around and to be on the lookout for them," Maritime New Zealand spokeswoman Sophie Hazelhurst said of an official navigation warning issued for the area south of the country.Large numbers of icebergs last floated close to New Zealand in 2006, when some were visible from the coastline - the first such sighting since 1931.The current flotilla of icebergs that split off Antarctic ice shelves are slowly drifting in the direction of New Zealand. The nearest one, measuring about 330 to 660 feet long, was 160 miles southeast of New Zealand's Stewart Island on Tuesday, Australian glaciologist Neal Young said. He said it was impossible to … [Read more...] about CBS News Logo Hundreds of Icebergs Approach New Zealand