Volcanos and fault lines are a part of daily life, but should the tragedy on White Island make us rethink the dangers they pose? O ne summer evening in Auckland I got the fright of my life. My house groaned, as though its wooden frame was crying out in pain. The sofa I was lying on began sliding back and forth.
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Authorities say they're committed to recovering the bodies and returning them to their families. Teen brothers Berend and Matthew Hollander, ages 16 and 13, respectively, both born near Chicago, were confirmed as having been killed in the eruption by officials at the Australian school they have been attending, the Chicago Tribune reported. The family returned to Australia several years ago, with both teens enrolled in the Knox Grammar School north of Sydney. Meanwhile, New Zealand officials said Thursday that efforts to recover bodies believed to be on the island will begin Friday. Dozens of other visitors were badly burned in the blast, which occurred as a group of 47 tourists was touring the volcano area. Peter Watson, a chief medical officer in New Zealand, said the country had ordered 1, square feet of skin from U.
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There are many reasons one might want to travel to New Zealand: to take in the beauty otherwise known as the land of the Shire , to try to catch a glimpse of Lorde entering the recording studio, to witness how a nation operates when run by a competent leader like Jacinda Ardern. The show, which could be summed up as part Lord of the Flies , part Lost , and part Pretty Little Liars —follows a group of teen girls on a private jet headed for a retreat in Hawaii. A turn of events causes them to crash land on an island and discover something is amiss about their disappearance. How would they handle isolation?
Native birds, marine animals, insects, mammals — there are loads of awesome critters to discover. There are five different species of kiwi and, because of its strong cultural presence, the bird is continuously being protected from extinction. Unfortunately, a population decline has meant that nowadays these majestic marine mammals are mostly confined to the Otago and Southland regions and the sub-antarctic islands. Male sea lions are darker in colour than females and the species has a life span of 25 years.