“A rose could never lie, about the love it brings.
And I could never promise to be any of those things.
If I was not so weak. 3,472 more words
In 2008 New Zealanders were outraged as they heard details of the death of three year old Rotorua girl Nia Glassie. Nia was subject to extensive physical abuse for weeks, possibly even months, before being admitted to hospital and dying of brain injuries on 3 August 2007. 919 more words
Instead of just condemning the rioting, the middle and upper classes might bear in mind that those lower on the totem pole, and especially Blacks, live a very different life than them, one in which the police are a constant oppressive force which appears completely unaccountable.
“You didn’t have to go through this.”
That’s roughly the sentence I heard over and over again over the past five days during which I lived on $1.75 a day. 604 more words
One of the themes that I’ve seen in the Ministry of Health literature that I’ve been looking at is the idea of healthy eating. It’s always framed as a choice – making good food choices for yourself and your family prevents obesity, protects their oral health, and promotes a healthy lifestyle. 240 more words