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Storm over proposed ashes law in Auckland

  Auckland, New Zealand’s largest city is going though a reorganisation and the intention is the bring a number of boroughs together to make a ‘Super City’ the consequence of this is that city legislators need to streamline the various bylaws if things are to work smoothly, all well and good so far. The bylaws…

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An ashes tour with a difference

  I do occasional get a stray cricket fan coming to the site in the mistaken belief I have some insight into the fabulous test series between England and Australia. Well hopefully if you are one of those very people you will like this post and raise a glass to one who shares your passion.…

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Scattering ashes around scared tree in New Zealand

Scattering not welcome around the sacred tree: New Zealand residents asked not to scatter ashes around sacred tree for environmental and religious reasons The famous Kauri tree, Tane Mahuta is where many New Zealander would choose to scatter their cremation ashes. The tree which stands at over 50 metres tall seems to resonate among many…

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Sir Edmund Hilary

Sir Edmund Hilary, the first westerner to climb mount Everest wanted to have half his ashes strewn on the top of the mountain. However the Buddhist lamas decided that having his cremated remains there might bring bad luck and create a precedent for similar ceremonies. So it was decided that the ashes should be interned…

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