New Zealand

Fiji… What to do about Fiji?

May 21, 2011

The most serious and interesting issue from the last week (and probably for the week ahead) has definitely been the flight of Lieutenant Colonel Ratu Tevita Uluilakeba Mara from Fiji to Tonga. This has made some things abundantly clear, raised a few questions, and been met with mixed reactions. The responses of Canberra and Wellington […]

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He aha te mea nui? He tangata. He tangata. He tangata.

February 28, 2011

The Garden City buckled, Buildings scalped and flayed. Otautahi. Our city in ruins. The city of churches crumpled, Its battered heart on display. Icons razed to rise again. Roads torn and twisted, Mangled suburbs heaving. Around four avenues of pain.

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The Pike River Men

November 25, 2010

The Pike River Men The concern grows and the candles glow, The sorrow shows as the Coast takes a blow. The families know, the grief flows, The flags fly low. The Pike River Men worked underground, As the hardy of the Coast are want to do. Aware sometimes mines claim something back, They more than […]

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