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Davis backs talk with sexual violence walk

Kelvin Davis promised to campaign against sexual and domestic violence when he was elected for the Te Tai Tokerau electorate. He’s putting his talk into action. 422 more words

Issues

Northland & The Bay of Islands

I’ve been in New Zealand for a little more than six weeks and was lucky enough to spend the first month or so with the family in the Hutt Valley just outside of Wellington. 1,197 more words

Travel

New Zealand Slide Night

G’Day Mob,

Way back when I was a child the old slide projector would be sporadically dragged out of the cupboard, dusted off and filled with images of Mum’s or Nan’s latest travel adventure. 407 more words

Far Horizons

SOMEONE'S HOME

behind the gorse and grass
a house settles into the past,
windows like empty eye sockets
red-kohled among the weather-boards,
flaking skin back to the earth
once was a home…

Photography

HIDING OUT...

This is the season when those with nothing better to do squat in swamps and shoot ducks.  Good luck to these feathered friends hiding out on the edge of the river.

Photography

MEMORIES

The Kaitaia Library and Information Center has wonderful carvings and paintings depicting the ancestors – both Maori and Pakeha.  You can see the missionaries and gum-diggers of early European settlement.  20 more words

Photography

TAKING ADVANTAGE

metronome beat of windscreen wipers
hissing of tires on wet roads
crouched houses half seen in the mist
farmers burning off on the hills

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Photography