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ISSUE 019

Jul - Sep 1993

Dinosaurs

Glaciers

Earth building

Dance festival

Kermadecs

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Geography

Earth, the home of mankind

There were no clean hands when Jill and David Moorhouse's neighbours joined them to restore a 19th century earth building on their farm in the Awatere Valley, near Blenheim, Today, many of those early "cob" dwellings are still standing, and earth building is enjoying a renaissance as a new generation discovers the magic of mud.

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Glaciers – ice on the move

Hacking his way up the brittle flanks of Linda Glacier, alpine guide Charlie Hobbs leads his climbing partner towards the summit of Mt Cook, New Zealand's highest peak. Vast snowfields that lie within the shadow of Cook and its neighbour, Mt Tasman (left, background), are the source of some of this country's mightiest river of ice.

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