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Warning readers to “hold onto their hats”, the New Zealand Herald writer claims that a number of fans who were invited backstage to meet Adele witnessed the British singer “shapeshift into a giant lizard” and then apologize for scaring them, explaining that she meant no harm and is a “good reptilian.”
Adele “shapeshifted into an eight-foot reptilian” backstage at Auckland’s Mount Smart Stadium after the final concert of her world tour, according to shocked fans and a reporter from the New Zealand Herald.
The ten super fans, invited backstage to meet Adele after her final New Zealand show, got more than they bargained for when the singer “shapeshifted” into a “massive, at least eight or nine feet tall, powerfully built reptilian” with “greenish-grey scales“, to quote one of the witnesses.
Jim Joint, reporting for the New Zealand Herald, wrote that the super fans told him Adele had “flickering reptile eyes with a black stripe down the middle” and “scaly horns and protrusions” all over her body.
“She looked shocked, like she wasn’t prepared for the change,” a witness told the Herald.
The day began with grim resolve, as volunteers descended upon a remote New Zealand beach to try to send some 100 beached pilot whales back to sea. By mid-afternoon local time, most of those whales — the survivors of country’s third-largest stranding on record — had successfully swum back into Golden Bay.
It could have been a happy ending to a story that began tragically, with some 300 whales found dead after more than 400 stranded earlier in the week on Farewell Spit, a thin strip of beach that arcs like a bent finger into the waters north of New Zealand’s South Island.
The volunteers’ celebrations did not last long, though.
Another large pod, composed of approximately 200 whales, stranded just hours later near the original site. The members of that second group appear to be different from the original survivors, which had been tagged before being refloated. None of the new whales bore those tags, NBC News reports.
This is now the second “Rare” summer snowfall in New Zealand. The year has so far been below normal temperatures for several parts of the country, but the last out of season Antarctic low brought a foot of snow in the middle of summer. Apple shortages across the country and out of season rains have prompted farmers to hire helicopters to hover over the fields to dry fruit.
New Zealand Summer Snow Second Time GET OTHER IMAGES
Summer snowfall record New Zealand https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news/new-z…
January Summer snow for new Zealand https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news/new-z…
Yes, it’s snowing in the middle of summer http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/art…
It’s Summer In New Zealand And They’re Getting Snow! http://unofficialnetworks.com/2017/01…
Auckland homes lose power as storm hits http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/nationa…
Helicopters save New Zealand cherries http://www.freshplaza.com/article/169…
New Zealand shoppers dismayed at apple shortage http://www.freshplaza.com/article/169…
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The Institute for New Economic Thinking’s President Rob Johnson was interviewed by the New Yorker on hedge-fund managers and the market for air strips in New Zealand…
Interviewed as part of an extraordinary New Yorker investigation into growing anxiety among America’s corporate elite over the potential for anarchic social collapse, Institute President Robert Johnson saw his peers’ talk of bolt-holes in New Zealand as reflecting a deeper crisis.
Johnson told writer Evan Osnos of the mounting anxiety he had encountered among hedge-fund managers and other wealthy Americans he knew.
“More and more were saying, ‘You’ve got to have a private plane,” Johnson said. “You have to assure that the pilot’s family will be taken care of, too. They have to be on the plane.’ ”
What does top Bilderberg member Peter Thiel know, that most of the people don’t know?
Continue to prepare for the greatest financial collapse in world history and civil war.
THE term “doomsday prepper” provokes images of tin foil hat-wearing, gun-totting bushmen, the likes of which appear on the plethora of TV shows dedicated to their pessimistic worldview.
But across the United States, at the big end of town — both on Wall Street and Silicon Valley — there is apparently growing paranoia about the potential of impending catastrophe and many are hatching contingency plans.
And it appears New Zealand is at the top of the list for many of the super rich who are seeking “apocalypse insurance”.
In a truly fascinating article published this week by The New Yorker, journalist and author Evan Osnos investigated the surprisingly extensive world of centi-millionaire and billionaire doomsday preppers hedging against the potential of mass social unrest.
An unknown number of Silicon Valley titans are reportedly buying up property in New Zealand as a safe haven when the proverbial s**t hits the fan.
Whatever happened to summer? Cardrona Alpine Resort woke up to its heaviest summer snowfall in living memory yesterday, 30cm covering the base.
Temperatures dropped to -2degC overnight and snow continued falling for most of the day.
H/t reader kevin a.
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Summer snow in New Zealand, oh thats to expected in the warmest year ever, coldest winter in 20 years inn Perth too. Longest cold spell since 1986 in BC, snowpocalypse in SE USA, interstates shut, and record cold for Miami, Florida.
British Colombia coldest in 30 years http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british… California Ski resort totals http://www.onthesnow.com/california/s… Summer snow new zealand http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/88145… https://resources.stuff.co.nz/content… http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/88115… http://www.metservice.com/mountain/so… 2016: Perth’s coldest year in a decade http://www.perthnow.com.au/news/weste… California and SE Usa Forecasts https://twitter.com/RyanMaue Ice Cover https://pbs.twimg.com/media/C1iwMhRWI… https://pbs.twimg.com/media/C1iwOLKXg… https://pbs.twimg.com/media/C1hjo53W8… Driving Visibility https://pbs.twimg.com/media/C1g-YqIXg… https://pbs.twimg.com/media/C1hXIGeXc… https://pbs.twimg.com/media/C1du9IoXc… https://pbs.twimg.com/media/C1YYs0WXg… https://twitter.com/BigJoeBastardi https://pbs.twimg.com/media/C1i8eZnWg… https://pbs.twimg.com/media/C1gwGn_WE…
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-40ºC (-40ºF) frosts to come in Central Russia.
In the east and south German highlands temperatures have already plummeted to – 10 C. But it will get a lot worse.
In the night from Friday to Saturday some parts of Germany temperatures are expected to drop to minus 25 C (-13F).
“Grand froid: – 15°C dans l’Est de la France,” reads the headline.
Boise sets TWO snowfall records
Temperature drops to 6 below zero
Wind chills expected to reach minus 30 (-34C) across eastern Idaho tomorrow.
H/t reader kevin a.
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Footage filmed during the powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake shows the night sky lighting up with mysterious green, white and blue flashes.
New Zealander Zachary Bell said he filmed a video at ‘the peak of the shaking’, noting that ‘the sky began to light up with colours’ over the sea.
With snow still falling across Southern Australia and New Zealand and reported well below temperatures for the months of June-October it is difficult to believe that temperatures came in 4th warmest year ever. Remember that meteorological bureaus said get ready for no snow and warmest year ever. The opposite happened.
The north island of New Zealand which receives a dusting of snow every 15 years or so, was pummeled with 3 feet and 120 mph winds over the last week. So rare was the event that the word Unfathomable was used in the media.
“Snow-hit power lines could take weeks to fix,” says Radio New Zealand.
“We’re dealing with a metre of snow in some of those cross country areas,” said Unison power company spokesperson Danny Gough.
“It’s almost like a war zone – we’ve got poles that have just been been broken like twigs, trees and vegetation and all sorts of other rubble across the lines and the poles.”
“Help on way to Hawke’s Bay homes cut off by snow,” reads the headline.
“Communities and farmers on the snow covered Taupo Plains are being warned to expect to be without power for more than a week.