Art & Entertainment | Book Reviews | Education | Entertainment Video | Health | Lifestyle | Sport | Sport Video | Search

 


Bodacious Bovine With Attitude Goes On-Line

Daisy.co.nz

Daisy.co.nz, the interactive women’s website, went online this week.

Founder, Jo Evans says Daisy is definitely different to other websites aimed at women.

"The most important feature of Daisy.co.nz is providing opportunities for members to really get involved.“ says Evans.

"We give women the chance to come and relax, enjoy some articles, discuss issues, have a laugh and take a break at a website designed just for them. Updated daily, Daisy is a melting pot for women of all ages, where opinions are valued, different ideas are celebrated and nothing ever remains static."

"Our Steaming Cow Patty Award will be sure to invoke a lot of comment, with members nominating and voting for fellow New Zealanders, who they believe have provided outstanding contributions to stupidity" says Evans.

The winner will receive their award, produced by Daisy the cow, every month.

Daisy is a magazine style interactive website, with articles and resources on issues relating to women in New Zealand. Cow puns and analogies are frequent throughout the site.

Anyone will be able to view the content at Daisy, but women who want to participate in the interactive discussions are invited to join the website.

Membership is free and it will be the members who determine how the discussions develop and how the site evolves.

"Members are invited to comment on any article, disagree with the reviews, send in stories or if they want to let off some steam, create their own forums", says Evans.

The idea for an interactive women’s website came about from discussions with two groups of physically isolated women - rural women and women at home, either working or raising families.

“Once we started researching the concept, we found enormous support for the idea”, says Evans. “Women are leading busy lives and can feel isolated, even when in big cities”, says Evans.

"Daisy will give women some ‘me’ time, by giving them access to information and the opportunity to discuss issues with other women in a friendly environment.”

Ends

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 

NZ On Air TV Funding: More Comedy Comes Out Of The Shadows

Paranormal Event Response Unit is a series conceived by Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi as a TV spin-off from their highly acclaimed feature film What We Do In The Shadows. More>>

ALSO:

Mars News: Winners Announced For The 2016 Apra Silver Scroll Awards

Wellington singer-songwriter and internationally acclaimed musician Thomas Oliver has won the 2016 APRA Silver Scroll Award with his captivating love song ‘If I Move To Mars’. More>>

ALSO:

Scoop Review Of Books: Salt River Songs by Sam Hunt

Colin Hogg, a longtime comrade of Sam, writes in his Introduction that, ‘There is a lot of death in this collection of new poems by my friend Sam Hunt. It’s easier to count the poems here that don’t deal with the great destroyer than it is to point to the ones that do.’ More>>

Electronica: Restoring The World’s First Recorded Computer Music

University of Canterbury Distinguished Professor Jack Copeland and UC alumni and composer Jason Long have restored the earliest known recording of computer-generated music, created more than 65 years ago using programming techniques devised by Alan Turing. More>>

ALSO:

Scoop Review Of Books: Almost Getting Away With Murder

The Black Widow by Lee-Anne Cartier: Lee-Anne Cartier is the sister of the Christchurch man found to have been murdered by his wife, Helen Milner, after an initial assumption by police that his death, in 2009, was suicide. More>>

Howard Davis: Triple Echo - The Malevich/Reinhardt/Hotere Nexus

Howard Davis: The current juxtaposition of works by Ralph Hotere and Ad Reinhardt at Te Papa perfectly exemplifies Jean Michel Massing's preoccupation with the transmigration of imagery in a remarkable triple echo effect... More>>

Get More From Scoop

 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
Culture
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news