Livio Regano and Yasi: An oral history

By Allan Povah. HipMoi Peace Prize winner, surfer and epicure, Livio Regano is loved by the nation and revered for his guesswork. On the ten-year anniversary of Yasi, this is the story, told by his colleagues and peers, of his time on network news, culminating in the worst meteorological crisis of our times. Jessica FalwellContinue reading “Livio Regano and Yasi: An oral history”

Weathermen hospitalized in Yemen

By Destiny Givens. The 2018 symposium of the Asian Confederation of Weatherpersons (ACW) has been held at the Arabia Felix hotel in Sana’a, Yemen. Organisers were disappointed by the poor attendance, with many delegates choosing not to attend due to security issues and lack of weather. Proceedings finished early when keynote speaker, Grant Denyer, wasContinue reading “Weathermen hospitalized in Yemen”

Let there be Light wins big at the Steves

By Shirley Higgins-Croft It was a night for the obliteratii and the shiterati in Cairns last night for the presentation of the fifth annual North Queensland Academy Awards, sponsored by the Reef Casino and Beacon Lighting. The awards were presented in front of a celebrity studded audience of B- and C-listers The gripping badguy-atheist-finds-God-gets-saved drama,Continue reading “Let there be Light wins big at the Steves”

Meteorologists thrash Talent

By Destiny Givens The cultural program for the 2017 symposium of the Asian Confederation of Weatherpersons (ACW) concluded on Sunday with the traditional Meteorologists versus Talent T20 cricket match. After winning the toss and electing to bat, the Meteorologists performed well in the morning session and amassed a formidable total of 2 (declared) for 448,Continue reading “Meteorologists thrash Talent”

May 2017 Classifieds

Looking For Love To the petite blonde cutie at the Kurban concert. You look like Luna Lovegood and you are casting spells on my heart. Want to listen to Charlie Rich under a harvest moon sipping Jack? @kiwiShyBoyRubin To the Blue-Haired One-Eyed Girl on the Alliance de Francais poster. I love you. You are perfect.Continue reading “May 2017 Classifieds”

Cowboys rocked by Scandal

By Destiny Givens Emotions have been running high at Cowboys House following a limp performance against the deplorable Eels last weekend. At full-time, Coach Green circled the wagons around the team and refused to allow support staff and media representatives to attend the traditional post-match victory sausage sizzle and dance-rave at the CowHouse. As theContinue reading “Cowboys rocked by Scandal”

Work experience opportunity at WIN

By Destiny Givens WIN News Cairns have announced that they are accepting applications for work-experience positions in the news-reading department. Successful applicants will have the opportunity to collect coffee and dry-cleaning for the busy WIN editorial and on-camera team. They will also receive lengthy, rumpled, sincere briefings on meteorological phenomena from Livio Regano. And, asContinue reading “Work experience opportunity at WIN”