Banding together to battle for the birds

Banding together to battle for the birds

Waimea Inlet Forum (WIF) has been running a planting project, working with local communities, to restore the habitat and trap predators in the Waimea Inlet in an effort to increase the number of Banded Rail and other estuarine birds. The Banded Rail, (moho pereru,...
Tripawd taken in stride

Tripawd taken in stride

Pip the Labrador who was found after ten days missing in the bush amidst steep and hostile terrain underwent the amputation of her right rear leg on Tuesday, May 15. She received spinal and leg injuries after plummeting over a steep bluff during a hunt with her...
Stars inspire upcoming players

Stars inspire upcoming players

Rugby’s always been our national sport and no longer is it mostly males playing, their female counterparts are proving they’re every bit as capable on the field and their participation in the sport continues to grow. So on Wednesday, May 23, there was great excitement...
Insight into Japan’s sport

Insight into Japan’s sport

Waimea College’s Physical Education teacher Gus Shirley is set to gain a deeper understanding of the sporting culture in Japan. Gus is one of ten physical education teachers selected from across New Zealand who departed on Saturday, May 19, to attend the Japan Sports...