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Attack of the killer wasps

                            Chemical warfare in a tiny garden in Rotorua sitting above the lake not far from the CBD. Chemical warfare in a tiny garden in Rotorua. A sunny afternoon relaxing in suburban Rotorua, above the lake not far from the CBD. Bad things happen...

Attack of the killer Mantis

                            A sunny afternoon relaxing in suburban Rotorua. Owhata, above the lake not far from the CBD. Bad things happen in tiny gardens. A sunny afternoon, the perfect picture, where's my camera when I need it? A white butterfly flutters gently on a...

The Hibiscus Flower Night Show

I used a Picamera attached to a Raspberry Pi 3 running a simple time lapse code. The 5 megapixel camera shot one frame every 120 seconds. The final movie was processed using Time Lapse Tool at 30 frames per second, The plant was illuminated at night with a 12v AC PRO...

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Rhyolite domes in the Taupo Volcanic Zone: Ngongotaha

PREZI:Rhyollite domes of the Taupo Volcanic Zone Slider:Rhyollite domes of the Taupo Volcanic Zone

AS 91189 Investigate geological processes in a New Zealand locality.

AS 91189 Investigate geological processes in a New Zealand.   132,000 years of violent volcanic activity then they built Ash Pit Road (Prezi). Tephra deposited from multiple eruptions in the Taupo volcanic Zone.The history of the area is written in layers of ash...

Plate tectonics year 11 2017

Use some of the information here to help with your internal assessment. A useful resource for the Tarawera eruption. Download The Okataina Volcanic Complex...

Intra Plate Volcanics, Hot Spots

A sunny ferry trip to Rangitoto Island A broad gently sloping cone. Rangitoto is a shield volcano formed from fluid lava flows Where does all that basalt come from? .....mid ocean ridges ridges to begin with then it is subducted under the east coast of trhe North...
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