New Zealand

New Zealand Train Station Receives a Green Cover

January 18, 2010 / No Comments

For all their design goodness and efficiency, train and subway stations in the end have those cold, hard platform to offer. Commuters at New Zealand’s Britomart Station however, got a chance to enjoy a train station that looked more like a meadow, and covered in green grass.

Yellow Treehouse Restaurant is Really Up There, in the Tree

November 24, 2008 / 6 Comments

The Yellow Pages approached Pacific Environments Architects Ltd. Of New Zealand to construct a magical treehouse that brought all those fairy tales alive and the architects made a splendid effort in giving the company what they wanted: a Yellow Treehouse Restaurant. Yellow Pages wanted to build the treehouse in order to promote its own business ventures and what has come out ...

Tuatara, the Last Living Relative of the Dinosaurs, Nesting in New Zealand

November 4, 2008 / No Comments

There is one lesson in history that really man should look closely at and that is the story of the dinosaurs and their extinction. The fact that we as a race are as dominant today as the mighty creatures were once on the planet and they were indeed wiped out in a flash is something to keep in mind. The ...

Scientists : We Have the Cure for Cow Farts

June 7, 2008 / No Comments

Because scientists think (know) more than half of New Zealand's greenhouse gases are from massive amounts of methane produced from sheep, cattle and deer farts, those same scientists decided to turn off the gas valve genetically. So they did. The Kiwis have managed to map the genome causing those animal belches and gas. Meaning, they have the cure for cow ...