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Weather Eyewith John Maunder The Weekend Sun newspaper is published every Friday in Tauranga ( New Zealand) and contains a range of local information including comments from several columnists. During part of 2012, I provided a "Weather Eye" comment...

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Brian RogersRogers Rabbits www.sunlive.co.nz Concerned that many tourists arriving in New Zealand are overweight and a health danger to themselves, RR is urging vigilante Kiwis to confiscate their lunches. It's for their own good.We'd...

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Weather Eyewith John Maunder The World Meteorological Organization WMO), is the successor of the International Meteorological Organization (IMO) which was created in 1873. Its fundamental mission is to support the countries of the world in providing...

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Brian RogersRogers Rabbits www.sunlive.co.nz Interesting that this week we've had some letters from readers seeking answers to their burning questions. So we've opened a new Agony Aunt Department to offer advice to our readers, yearning...

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Weather Eyewith John Maunder The “Maunder Minimum” period is named after the solar astronomer Edward Walter Maunder (1851-1928), who while working at The Royal Observatory at Greenwich discovered the dearth of sunspots during the 1650-1700...

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Brian RogersRogers Rabbits www.sunlive.co.nz I'm writing this to get out of yoga. Not that I mind yoga. Given the right participants, I can watch it for hours.My wife and her friends do yoga and generally I'm too busy to get involved,...

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Weather Eyewith John Maunder Rainfalls for the month of February have been recorded in Tauranga since 1898 (except for 1904, 1908, and 1909). The graph of February rainfalls in Tauranga shows the range of rainfalls from a high of 343 mm in 1936...

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Brian RogersRogers Rabbits www.sunlive.co.nz We're barely into the run up to Easter, and my buns are certainly hot.It could be something to do with the spectacular pair of crocheted shorts which were recently installed upon my rear quarters...

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Weather Eyewith John Maunder Temperatures have been recorded in the Tauranga area at several sites during the last 100 years, including the current Tauranga Airport site from June 1990. It is very common for areas such as Tauranga to have had different...

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Brian RogersRogers Rabbits www.sunlive.co.nz What is wrong with you people? Have you all gone completely stark raving bonkers?Just lately we've seen some of the most bizarre things happening. So many that we been dedicated this entire column...

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