Month: December 2021

World News

Opinion: Will it be a happy 2022 for Irish agriculture?

The new year is coming, so here is the question: Will 2022 be exciting for Irish agriculture and for the thousands of farmers working in it? As the old saying goes, farmers may not be able to control global markets but they can do much to affect what happens at the boundaries of their farm […]

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Tech

Year in Space: Jeff Bezos and his billionaire rivals finally usher in the age of commercial spaceflight

Jeff Bezos opens the cover after boarding the New Shepard suborbital spacecraft Blue Origin. (Blue Origin Photo) For 25 years, I have been rehearsing the latest weather news and anticipating what will happen next year at the final frontier – and in many cases, the dawn of the commercial era has been. one of the […]

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A world-class 2021 Covid response, undone by inequity

First published on JAN 1, 2022 Updated 2 hours ago Dr Collin Tukuitonga Dr Collin Tukuitonga is Associate Dean Pacific and Associate Professor of Public Health at the University of Auckland and a member of the Health Quality & Safety Commission Board Show more Covid-19 disease Our response to Covid-19 in 2021 was a success […]

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Eggplants: the mad apples that became super foods

First published on JAN 1, 2022 Updated 2 hours ago Summer Newsroom Why is eggplant called egg? Why have they been so widely used in NZ for a generation or so? And how important is it to love them? Pat Baskett provides answers. Eggplants, their bright purple bulbs now found everywhere in green shops, arrived […]

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Tech

New Year's Message: The Arc Of The Moral Universe Is A Twisty Path

from twisted paragraphs, -all-the same dept As long-time readers of Techdirt know, every year since 2008 my last annual site has been showing hope. The practice began when I was asked by a few people how it was possible for me to have hope when I seemed to be spending all my time writing about […]

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Lindis saga a damning indictment on regional council failures

First published on JAN 1, 2022 Updated 1 hour ago Comments Comments: A court case over irrigation water from the Lindis River in Central Otago shows a serious flaw in the way local councils handle our precious water, says Ray Grubb. Another week is another serious case for the district council for failing to do […]

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Gadget

Boxing wishlist for 2022 – from unified heavyweight champion to Canelo Alvarez challenge

Barry McGuigan is hoping to see one of Oleksandr Usyk, Tyson Fury or Anthony Joshua join the heavyweight division in 2022 and watch Canelo Alvarez challenged by Artur Beterbiev. At the top of my wish list 2022 is a heavy-duty connected hero. I don’t care who it is, Oleksandr Usyk, Tyson Fury or Anthony Joshua. […]

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'I want journalists to die old'

Media The second of two speeches by journalists awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for 2021. This address was given at the awards ceremony in Oslo last month by Dmitry Muratov, editor of the independent Russian newspaper Noyava Gazeta. (See Also: Maria Ressa’s speech – What are YOU willing to sacrifice for the truth?) —- Your Majesties, Your […]

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Valerien Ismael asked about Daryl Dike as West Brom eye quick transfer

Valerien Ismael did not comment after being asked about Daryl Dike on the eve of a January window window at an unexpected press conference, governed by changing news. West Brom is expected to bring in a new headquarters in January and hope that the right people can help solve their unresolved issue in the first […]

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Gadget

Natural Cat Repellent Spray for Furniture

High-Smoke Cat-Burning Smoke on Chairs Skip to content Go to the main menu December 31, 2021 By admin When you purchase an item via the website link, we may be able to purchase a small business. Affiliate Disclosure It is not uncommon for cats or any other animal outside to find out. However, coming back […]

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