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NZ's top young ICT researchers to gather at UC
Report from NZCSRSC 2008 -- 2007-11-21

New Zealand's top ICT postgraduate researchers will gather at the University of Canterbury during 14-17 April 2008 for the next New Zealand Computer Science Research Student Conference ...
 
Relaunch for the Sign of the Takahe
Alexa Forbes -- 2007-11-09

A historic roadhouse on the Port Hills overlooking Christchurch has been refurbished as an integrated bar, restaurant, cafe and functions venue ...
 
The Alan Brash Memorial Fund
Dorothy -- 2007-10-04

Alan Brash's work as a pioneer in the ecumenical movement and a founding member of the Christian Conference of Asia is being honoured with an appeal to mark the 50th jubilee of that organisation …
 
Seventy six year old Helen O'Neill/Sister Leonie graduates PhD from the University of Canterbury
Dorothy -- 2007-08-10

Her passionate interest in poetry and sadness that so many young people were leaving school without being introduced to poetry fired her to continue research for over three years....
 
2007 Buddha's birthday celebration in Christchurch
Report from Buddha -- 2007-05-29

This celebration was able to exhibit Buddhist practice and culture to the thousands who attended this party in spite of the cold and rainy weather ....
 
In Search of Beatrice Hill Tinsley: Christine Cole Catley
Reprinted “Canterbury” Summer 2006 -- 2007-03-02

'Bright Star, Beatrice Hill Tinsley, Astronomer' - Christine Cole Catley's biography of remarkable Canterbury graduate and astronomer, a scientist widely recognised in the US but little known in New Zealand ....
 
"Peregrine Fresh Air" in Queenstown and "Cheap as Chips" in Christchurch
News from Fabel Music -- 2007-02-16

Enjoy Shapeshifter, Kora, epsilon blue, Recloose, Sticky Fingaz, and Pig Out in Queenstown, and Fat Freddy's Drop, Shapeshifter and Kora, joined by a selection of RDU's finest in Christchurch
 
Human changes to rainforests damage web of life
Reprinted UC Chronicle -- 2007-02-12

University of Canterbury ecologist co-authors paper on the impact of converting rainforests in Ecuador into intensely farmed land …..
 
Douglas Lilburn: His life and Music – by Philip Norman
Reviewed by Dorothy -- 2006-12-08

This eminently readable biography shows Lilburn as a musician but also aspects of his life – friends, relationships, love of poetry, contacts with poets, students, rivals in the music world ….
 
Nurturing the earth
Hugh Thorpe -- 2006-09-08

The writer of Genesis writes: Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the earth and subdue it, but if we subdue rather than nurture the earth we may be contributing to the end of civilisation as we know it ….
 
 
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