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Episode 4: Theory - The Shadow

The fourth episode is our first on theory, in which we discuss Lionel Terry’s proto-fascist manifesto/poem The Shadow. Our chat covers Terry’s views on labour, capitalism, race, the British Empire, indigenous peoples, as well as the history of immigration in New Zealand. 100 more words

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From Far Away

As of tomorrow, I will have been in New Zealand one whole month. Last week sometime I thought through that fact and freaked out a bit. 273 more words


A day or so ago: Where to begin. Here in cloudy damp cool (it is, after all, spring here) Wellington, New Zealand…life is very good. Teresa is mostly off today, just a bit of morning work and I am determined to break my long blogging-block spell. 594 more words


Jasper Stones and Petrified Wood, Shepherd's Creek, Waikaka

Alluvial quartz gravel along Shepherd’s Creek, near Waikaka School – looking north from the bridge

On the road alongside Shepherd’s Creek, Waikaka

A number of the jasper stones collected near the Waikaka School… 535 more words

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Irish Sisters of Mercy needed for New Zealand...

The convents of the Sisters of Mercy were international and transnational environments during the nineteenth century. You may not imagine the cloisters of Ireland as a hub of communication between people throughout the world, but you would be wrong. 1,016 more words


Pod of killer whales sends terrified beachgoers fleeing in New Zealand

For anyone who’s seen the film Jaws, it’s a relatable moment of terror: the sight of a fin poking above the water near a popular beach, sending terrified swimmers running towards shore. 254 more words



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rocks, birds and trees.

Spirit energy of

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