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hello rugby NZ

on Jun 17, 2019 in: rugby

I sent this to the NZ Rugby Union Board 24th April 2019. The topic line said to the Rugby Union “Please forward to the Board Chair (Brent) and Crusaders (Grant) and all board members” To Brent Impey, Grant Jarrold and your boards, This is a...

The photos speak for themselves: repost as long as my copyright photos are acknowledged  :)...

Surviving Suicide: a mother's story  by  Heather Hapeta (Goodreads Author) Pip Adam's review  Oct 07, 2012 really liked it Like many people, suicide has been a part of my life from an early age. I found Survivin...

How to help after a suicide death Remember, despite the headlines, suicide deaths are numerically small and the grief from this form of death is different, however, I know, and so do many, many others, it is possible to survive the pain. Here ar...

Twice a year my windows are professionally cleaned.  Inside it's left to amateurs like me ... that's good as I'm on the 4th floor and am scared of heights. Sadly, for my fellow Wellingtonians, this means my street is converted to a one-lane throug...

on Jun 17, 2015

A love letter to Malaysian Borneo, or, can this travel writer be green? By Heather Hapeta There’s no universally accepted definition of ecotourism, and there are considerable overlaps in the meanings. It’s perhaps the most over-used and misuse...

On the 8th November 2014,  Kiwis kick-started the global day of action against the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA). Many New Zealanders believe it poses an enormous threat to NZ’s ability to regulate for itself, and gives foreign inves...