The Canowindra land sale Age of Fishes fossil discovery site worries palaeontologist

ABC News: More from Canowindra land sale of Age of Fishes fossil discovery site that has deeply concerned palaeontologist ABC Central West /  By Luke Wong, Ewan Gilbert and Emma Rennie The scientist who unearthed a rare and significant site of prehistoric fish fossils, once described by Sir David Attenborough as “world-class” specimens, is concerned by the sale of ruralContinue reading “The Canowindra land sale Age of Fishes fossil discovery site worries palaeontologist”

Lens-Artists Challenge #118 – Communication

Originally posted on John's Space …..:
[Categories: Photography, Photography 101 Forever] The Lens-Artists Challenge is hosted this week by Biasini the Horse, sponsored by Anne Leueen. The topic is Communication. As this is primarily a photography challenge, we’ve all heard that ‘a picture is worth a thousand words’. I will spare you, for the most…

Mr Asia drug boss found murdered in 1979

‘Mr Asia’drug boss found murdered 14 October 1979 Mr Asia drugs boss Terry Clark (left) in the Bay of Islands, 1979 (NZ Herald/ The gangland murder of ‘Mr Asia’ (Marty Johnstone) led to the demise of one of New Zealand’s largest ever drug rings. Johnstone was killed on the orders of drug lord Terry Clark.Continue reading “Mr Asia drug boss found murdered in 1979”

First Cobb and Co coach service to the Otago goldfields in 1861

First Cobb & Co. coach service runs to Otago goldfields 11 October 1861 Cobb & Co. coach crossing the flooded Waimakariri River, 1875 (ATL, MNZ-0643-1/4-F) In its first venture from Dunedin to Gabriels Gully, near Lawrence, Cobb & Co. reduced the time for the trip from two days to nine hours. The company was foundedContinue reading “First Cobb and Co coach service to the Otago goldfields in 1861”

Elvis Downunder – Upper Hutt Cossie Club

URL: Elvis Downunder 2020 by Pete Petterson  Scores of Elvis Presley fans from throughout New Zealand will be making their annual pilgrimage to the Upper Hutt Cossie Club on October 16 – 18 to celebrate the music of Elvis. This three-day post-COVID extravaganza will start on Friday, October 16 at 7.30 pm when New Zealand’s NumberContinue reading “Elvis Downunder – Upper Hutt Cossie Club”

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