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”

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”