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Life on a Seamount

Seamounts are underwater volcanoes that haven’t broken the surface of the ocean. When they do, they are islands. In July, an eruption in the Kermadec Seamount range, northeast of New Zealand, threw thousands upon thousands of pumice pieces up to … Continue reading

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Treasure on our doorstep – Porirua Harbour and Inlet

Pauatahanui Inlet is the lower North Island’s largest estuary and it needs protecting. The city has a plan now. The region has a plan. We have a commitment to put the harbour right – it could take 10 years, it … Continue reading

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