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This newsletter follows in the wake of the terrorist attack on New Zealand's Islamic communities on the 15th March. We give our support to all of those affected by this tragic event and we encourage empathy for all of the cultures that make up our country. Al salam Alaikum — peace be upon you.
The artwork is from Pat Campbell. The silver fern depicts 50 people in stages of various stages of Muslim prayer.
Updates – Pan and Zoom
eHive is releasing an upgrade to the way you can view your images. Now you can refine the square cropped image and – this is very exciting – pan and zoom in on the detail of larger images.
Updates – Roadmap
Have a look at our roadmap to see what we have been up to, and what is coming next.
Education – Writing a loan request
How to write a succinct and persuasive loan request letter in order to successfully secure the loan of an object
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