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Maintained by: Barry Mishkind - The Eclectic Engineer Updated: 10/6/02 New Zealand Broadcasting: History Regulation Station Identifications New Zealand Broadcast History: In 1919, the radio station now called Radio Dunedin (4XD) started broadcasting in Dunedin, New Zealand when founder "Toots" Mitchell was presented with a triode amplifying tube by his engineer friend Edward Meinung. The opening song was "Robin Adair," sung by Mitchell's girlfriend at the microphone while Meining pedaled his bike the three kilometres from the sending station to his house where he had built a receiver. ( Philip Crookes interviewed Mitchell in 1965.)
Web Directory > NZ > Science and Technology See also: Aardvark daily A daily commentary on science and technology issues. Includes feature articles, reader's comments and forums. Antarctica and the Southern Oceans Group : ongoing research by the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand The Group is concerned with a multidisciplinary synthesis of life, earth and physical sciences research applied to Antarctica and the oceans of the Southern Hemisphere.
Web Directory > NZ > Arts and Literature See also: *Ink : Dunedin's weekly entertainment guide Dunedin entertainment guide, with listings and information about concerts, gigs, performances, theatre, film, and exhibitions.
Web Directory > NZ > Education See also: ACE papers ACE Papers are published by the Auckland University Faculty of Education.
Discover (a set of free resources to support Visual Arts and Music disciplines of the Arts/ Nga Toi curriculum) is no longer available. However there are two ways you can still access many of the resources previously found in Discover. Beta The first is using our Beta site.
The New Zealand Digital Library Project Greenstone is a semi-precious stone that (like this software) is sourced in New Zealand. In traditional Maori society it was the most highly prized and sought after of all substances. It can absorb and hold wairua , which is a spirit or life force, and is endowed with traditional virtues that make it an appropriate emblem for a public-domain digital library project. Its lustre shows charity; its translucence, honesty; its toughness, courage; and the sharp edge it can take, justice.
Web Directory > NZ > News, Media and Publishing See also: ABC, the New Zealand Audit Bureau of Circulations Inc. An independent organisation administered by the various media members; newspapers, magazines, community newspapers, advertisers and agencies. Provides information for publishers seeking circulation audits. Advertising Standards Authority Inc.
The Treaty of Waitangi section includes material originally found on www.treatyofwaitangi.govt.nz, a site developed by the Treaty Information Unit in the State Services Commission. Material from that site is now combined with other topics on www.nzhistory.net.nz to provide a range of features about the Treaty of Waitangi and Waitangi Day. A Maori-language version of the Treaty site as developed by the Treaty Information Unit can be viewed here ; it is still under development. See information about the Treaty booklets, CD-Rom, posters, and children's story book produced by SSC <p style="text-align:right;color:#A8A8A8"></p>
Web Directory > NZ > Government, Law and Politics See also: Ara : the encyclopedia of New Zealand Te ara is an online encyclopedia of New Zealand in English and Māori. Includes 1966 Encyclopaedia of New Zealand. Australia and New Zealand School of Government ANZSOG has been established by consortium of New Zealand and Australian Governments, Universities and Business Schools, and offers an international program to increase the policy and management skills of public servants.
Web Directory > NZ > Community and Social Studies See also: Community Sector Taskforce Works to develop the relationship between government and the community sector. Includes information about the work of the body; online groups, details of the national forum and publications. Communityoutcomes.govt.nz = Oranga hapori Government site containing information about community outcomes - what New Zealanders think is important for their local community now and in the future. Outlines how agencies can work together to achieve community outcomes.
On June 6, 1944, a date known ever since as D-Day, a mighty armada crossed a narrow strip of sea from England to Normandy, France, and cracked the Nazi grip on western Europe. Encyclopædia Britannica tells the story of the Normandy Invasion through the spoken recollections of veterans who fought it, the newsreels that brought the news home, and the written words of historians who have dedicated years to studying the great campaign. Select a link on the left to begin the story. <p style="text-align:right;color:#A8A8A8"></p>
Easier - The continent of Africa was the home of early prehistoric man. Over the years, many different people have lived there. Until recently, the history of those cultures has been largely ignored by modern civilization. Harder - Africa has been called the "birthplace of the human race." The oldest evidence of human-like creatures and people found anywhere in the world are the bones and other fossils discovered at many sites in eastern and southern Africa.
Math History Theme Page This "Theme Page" has links to information about Math History. Students and teachers will find curricular resources (information, content...) to help them learn about this topic. In addition, there are also links to instructional materials (lesson plans) which will help teachers provide instruction in this theme.
Web Directory > NZ > Recreation See also: Alexandra Blossom Festival Website of the Contact Alexandra Blossom Festival. Site includes information about the festival's main events and exhibitions, festival history and a photo gallery.
Web Directory > NZ > Religion See also: Aetherius Society New Zealand The Aetherius Society is a worldwide spiritual organisation comprised of people of all ages and from all walks of life who believe in and are dedicated to spiritual action to help our world by introducing a Cosmic Concept into religious thought and by cooperating in unique spiritual activities designed to benefit the Karma of the world. Information on events and workshops, which include spiritual healing and yoga classes. Anthroposophical Society in New Zealand Site has information about anthroposophy, details of future events and lectures, latest news from the Anthroposophical Society, contacts for New Zealand anthroposophical groups. ANZTLA : Australian and New Zealand Theological Library Association The Association seeks to foster the study of theology and religion by enhancing the development of theological and religious libraries and librarianship.