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thinkingdifferent: “ Terrific vintage chromolithographs! Find them at carambas, on Etsy. ”

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Romance under fire

Is this inspiration for a Romance Writer? - you can bet your sweet Canuck it is. This guy - an Australian...who knew they could be that heroic? (Kylie you don't need to answer that) - kissed his girlfriend as he comforted her after she got caught up in the Canadian riots. It's a moment captured in time - it's not sexual - he is absolutely, my hero! Photojournalist Richard Lam took the photo and it's gone viral. Girl - Canadian, Boy - Autralian. Gotta love the big boost the two countries have…

New Zealand Art Print News: Brilliant NZ Native Birds Poster published by Te Papa Press

Brilliant NZ Native Birds Poster published by Te Papa Press

"Native Birds of New Zealand" Poster | Image Credit: Te Papa Press When Geoff Norman, author of "Buller's Birds of New Zealand: The Complete Works of JG Keulemans", spotted a framed poster of "Native Birds of New Zealand" at his friend Jock Phillip's place (Jock's a well known NZ historian and editor of "Te Ara: The Encyclopedia of New Zealand") he realised this could be the poster that Te Papa Press were looking for to accompany the publication of his award winning book. It was the perfect…

new zealand native plants t shirt designs - Google Search

new zealand native plants t shirt designs - Google Search

I like this natural history style art that could add colour and create continuity between the bird mural and the "nest" library

I like this natural history style art that could add colour and create continuity between the bird mural and the "nest" library

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The animal kingdom, arranged according to its organization, serving as a foundation for the natural history of animals :. London :G. Henderson,1834-1837.. biodiversitylibrary.org/page/28144689

Our whio are nationally vulnerable, with less than 3,000 remaining. Photo: Matt Binns | CC BY 2.0 #nzbirds

The Battle for our Birds | Conservation blog

Recently we posted about the problem of increased predator numbers this year, due to predicted heavy beech forest seedfall. We also discussed what this could mean for our endangered native wildlife. Today, we’re going to have a closer look at what we’re going to do about it… How does DOC plan to protect at risk populations? […]

I have this painting - lovely. Fantail watercolour / illustration / tattoo www.fiona-clarke.com

Fantail 2 - kiwiana

Done on request, thanks Rebecca :) The New Zealand Fantail (Rhipidura fuliginosa) is a small insectivorous bird. A common fantail found in the South Island of New Zealand, also in the North Island as subspecies Rhipidura fuliginosa placabilis, the Chatham Islands as Rhipidura fuliginosa penita and formerly (now extinct) the Lord Howe Island as Rhipidura fuliginosa cervina. Also known as the Pied Fantail (pied morph only) or by its Maori name, PÄ«wakawaka or TÄ«wakawaka). The species is…

Saatchi Art Artist: Victoria Heatherbell; Oil Painting "Piwakawaka (New Zealand Fantail)"

Piwakawaka (New Zealand Fantail) Art Print

Saatchi Art Artist: Victoria Heatherbell; Oil Painting "Piwakawaka (New Zealand Fantail)"