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14/4/2015 “Aurora Alert!” This was a text that I got from a work colleague last Saturday night. It meant that I had to get my butt out the door fast, get away from Lake Tekapo’s village lights and go somewhere that was facing south. It was an opportunity to get a glimpse of my first… Read more »

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11/10/2014 (The Kiwi/Kerry Connection) Since February this year I’ve been working on a project which involves the first ever twinning of two international dark sky reserves. These two reserves are the Kerry International Dark Sky Reserve (I.D.S.R.) Ireland and the Aoraki Mackenzie I.D.S.R. in New Zealand. At the end of January 2014 I heard that… Read more »

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12/6/2014 (The Kiwi/Kerry Connection) I got this article published in the South Canterbury Herald newspaper on Tuesday about this Kiwi/Kerry connection and had to wait till it was published to put this post on my blog. I’ve been working on a project for the last four months which involves building a connection between two gold tier… Read more »

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9/5/2014 (The Kiwi/Kerry Connection) On Monday 12th May 2014 the Kerry International Dark Sky Reserve (I.D.S.R.) will be unwrapping an unexpected gift. There is a lot of mystery surrounding this present but all will be revealed at an opening ceremony in Kerry this coming Monday night at 10pm. The gift has travelled halfway across the… Read more »