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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...

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I hope it remains lucky ... only one in a 1000 survives to be fully adult and reproduce Writing today about this little fella and it's 199 siblings and cousins. Check out my travel blog (www.kiwitravelwriter.wordprss.com) later to see more photos ...

Who wouldn’t love the cute red-headed orphan Annie? Attending as guests at the opening night of the UK production of Annie – one of the best-loved, family musicals I believe the two of us were the only people there without knowing a child in t...