A New Zealand Playboy playmate has come under fire for posing naked on a sacred Maori mountain. In the nude image Ms Cook can be seen admiring the view from the top while wearing just a hat, gloves and shoes. The glamour model is touring New Zealand with her boyfriend pictured is Ms Cook. Source: Visit Taranaki. Although the couple said they didn't stand on the head of the mountain out of respect for the Maori culture, locals claim the picture is 'disrespectful.
Early Indigenous accounts of Captain Cook paint a different picture to history
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Silver Beach is a 2. The eastern point of the beach is the site where Captain Cook first set foot on Australian soil in , which marked the beginning of Britain 's interest in Australia and in the eventual colonisation of this new " southern continent ". The people living to the south of Botany Bay to Nowra were of the Dharawal language group. The people moving through and living in the Kurnell area were the northernmost clan of the Dharawal speakers, the Gweagal. On the northern headland the people were most likely Cadigal people of the Darug language group. The people living on the headlands and shores at the entrance to Botany Bay benefited from the many food and other resources and the mild climate of the area. On both shorelines are many midden sites providing evidence of the rich variety of seafoods enjoyed by the Indigenous people.
Silver Beach (Kurnell)
This month New Zealanders will be able to see the rare transit of Mercury, years after Captain Cook's astronomer observed a similar event. Mercury is only just visible against the sun as a small dark dot on the bottom left of this image taken in May Photo: AFP. It'll be visible across New Zealand, but only with a telescope, so astronomy societies across the country will be setting up star parties for people to observe the transit, astronomer and Otago Museum director Ian Griffin said. The planet will appear through telescopes as a tiny dot moving across the sun and people at Mercury Bay will see the last hour of its transit.
We ring in the New Year with the best party in the best place. And this year, because of our recent earthquake, we have settled on the theme "We're All Shook Up. So come celebrate with us! We have DJLefty to spin the greatest tunes of the 70's, 80's, 90's and 00's.