Nick Perry, Associated Press Updated 8:47 pm CDT, Wednesday, October 31, 2018 In this Oct. 6, 2018 photo a tourist stands on a rock as he looks over Lake Tekapo and the Southern Alps in New Zealand. With concern rising about the impact of tourism on the environment, New Zealand on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018, launched a new campaign to try to get visitors to dispose of their litter in bins and otherwise take care of the country. less In this Oct. 6, 2018 photo a tourist stands on a rock as he looks over Lake Tekapo and the Southern Alps in New Zealand. With concern rising about the impact of tourism on the environment, New Zealand on ... more Photo: Mark Baker, AP FILE - In this Oct. 6, 2018 file photo, tourists pose for a photo at the Mount John Observatory over looking Lake Tekapo, New Zealand.With concern rising about the impact of tourism on the environment, New Zealand on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018, launched a … [Read more...] about Come see forests and peaks, but clean up, New Zealand says
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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.
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