The Chatham Islands was the site of New Zealand’s largest recorded mass stranding, when 1,000 beached themselves in 1918. Pilot whales grow up to six metres (20 feet) long and are the most common species of whale in New Zealand waters.
“I guess when we looked at a one-off game, we started looking at who were the people we were looking to the future and Mitch has a lot of experience through the Caribbean Premier League and IPL and being with the international team for a long period of time,” Stead said.
“Only 26 of the whales were still alive at this point, the majority of them appearing very weak, and were euthanised due to the rough sea conditions and almost certainty of there being great white sharks in the water which are brought in by a stranding like this,” said DOC Biodiversity Ranger Jemma Welch.
FacebookTwitterFacebook MessengerPinterestEmailprintLast week, the ICC finally confirmed the revised methodology to decide the finalists for the inaugural World Test Championship: the two teams with the highest percentage of points earned from those they contested for would play for the title.
The NZDF listed 17 charges, including four counts of espionage, two counts of attempted espionage and three counts of “accessing a computer system for a dishonest purpose.” “No date has yet been set for the hearing of those charges at Court Martial. Media will be advised of the date of the trial in due course,” […]
Pakistan will play the first T20 game against New Zealand XI on 23rd December at Whangarei before playing against Northern Knights at Hamilton on 27th December, Wellington Firebirds on 29th December in Wellington and Canterbury Kings on 1st January at Lincoln.
Pushpay’s core software is a digital donations platform which allows communities to donate and stay connected via an app on their phone. The majority of their customers are churches based in the United States. Covid has restricted the ability of many churches to meet in person and Pushpay has seen a clear shift to digital […]
A man has been charged with the murder of a police officer in New Zealand – the first police officer killed in the line of duty in at least a decade.
The Wiggles last visited New Zealand in 2019, when tickets to their seven-day tour sold out so fast parents were outraged they had missed out. More shows were stacked on to the schedule, 14 performances over a week, each selling so fast some did not believe the tickets were even released.
Macron said a decision on opening ski and winter sport resorts had not yet been made yet but warned that it looked “impossible to envisage an opening for the holidays.” From January 20, a third stage of easing that would allow restaurants to open could go ahead if the number of daily cases stays below […]