So I’m in Europe as I’ve been bragging and I thought I’d do a brief post just so you didn’t worry about me.
Hello friends, I’m off to Europe for a month because New Zealand’s winter upsets me.
We asked for new writers and we got INUNDATED by people wanting to write for us. Which is great! First off today is Hilary Cameron.
When the lady at the Post Office looked at me a bit funny, it was probably fair enough. I’d just told her I was sending Christmas presents to my five children.
This Royal tour is a funny thing. Latest polling seems to suggest that as a country, we want to move on from the Monarchy. Republic NZ’s polling shows that only 46% of those polled wanted the Next British monarch to become King of New Zealand.
We are in the midst of a highly publicised visit from the Duke, Duchess and George of Cambridge, and despite the growing number of people joining the camp of “who-gives-a-royal-fuck”, the handsome duke and his gorgeous family are leaving in their wake a herd of screaming fans trying to catch a glimpse of them.
By Jonny Potts Hi, I saw all the debate about Kiwi songstress Lorde, and I thought I’d wade in.
You won’t believe how the NZ Government will sign your rights away with this one simple trade agreement.
New Zealand’s tourist department used to attract all kinds of people to our shores.
The following text was delivered as an address at the Muslim World Forum, Aotea Centre, 23 November, 2013. The forum marked eight years of relationship building between the Office of Ethnic Affairs and New Zealand’s Muslims.
Russell Brand is the only person who has suggested to me that the material world is an illusion. Given that he did so between service at Peter Gordon’s Dine, I was inclined to agree.
Some of you may share my frustration at what’s going on in the US. I’m hugely disturbed that the country that serves as the anchor for the world economy can be brought to its knees by a handful of loons.
The time has come for me to return from Blighty to the land of my birth. I’m excited – I love green more than I love grey. I love the fresh smell of Wellington harbour more than I love the open-sewer smell of the Thames.
Syria, we still talking about Syria? A lot of ink has been spilled over which course of action should be taken following the use of chemical weapons a month ago.
Our history is littered with them: 1 February 1981, 23 July 1994, 24 June 1995… days when despite our inimitable spirit, never-say-die attitude, fair-play mentality and ability to string together clichés, we were struck down by the forces of evil
Some people are just good people. They do their part to make the world a better part and help ease suffering. Morgue Davie has found just such a soul: Karen from makeadifference.org.nz.