Chatham Island


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Chatham Island:

see Savai'iSavai'i
, volcanic island (1981 pop. 43,150), Samoa. It is the largest (c.700 sq mi/1,810 sq km) and most westerly of the Samoan islands. Savai'i, fertile and mountainous, has the highest peak in Samoa, Mt. Silisili (6,070 ft/1,850 m). Bananas, copra, and cocoa are exported.
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Shortly after a mass beaching of whales at the southern end of Hanson Bay near Owenga Township on the Chatham Islands, New Zealand, more than half of them were found dead on Friday (Thursday in the U.S.), by the time the Department of Conservation (DoC) arrived at the scene.
Similar to the 2005 Chatham Island Focus survey (Ministry of Health, 2005), the amount of alcohol consumed, mostly by male residents, seemed greater than documented in overall NZ drug use surveys (Wilkins & Sweetsur, 2008), which may carry implications for health service provision to meet mental health, social and general health consequences, but particularly workplace safety in an environment where manual labor predominates.
The New Zealand Maori and Chatham Island Moriori have separate chapters of their own in Part 3, which, given the differences between temperate and tropical Polynesia and the more extensive knowledge of the Maori, is understandable.
This was the advice provided as I set off for the shores of Te Whanga Lagoon, a large inland sea which takes up a third of the area of Chatham Island, a remote outpost of New Zealand.
Island bird species now extinct primarily due to cat predation include the Stephen's Island wren (possibly the most infamous incident of this sort, committed entirely by a single cat), South Island thrush, Chatham Island rail, Stewart Island snipe, and the Auckland Island merganser.
There is no permanent GP but one spends two to three months on the island, and then the same time away and a recently retired GP has settled on Chatham Island and is doing some work.
She excelled during her involvement with the IYAP group (Indigenous Youth Art Program) through Open Space Gallery where she contributed to a Chatham Island video project in partnership with Songhees Nation.
Otherwise known as the Chatham Island forget-me-not, this is a very good-looking perennial.
Blue Tibetan poppies, giant Himalayan lilies and Chatham Island forget-me-nots flourish among azaleas, rhododendrons and magnolias.
"The Chatham island species displays less morphological changes between adults and juveniles," said Burns.
1.20 Newbury: Round two is not much better with Chatham Island hitting a low of 1.06 but getting nailed by Harlech Castle (65)

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