Each Atom of the Stone

Each Atom of the Stone

I write this on 19 December 2005. Today is the 125th anniversary of the death of Tareha Te Moananui MP of whom I have written much in…

The Darkside

The Darkside

Picture this. In the week leading up to Labour weekend we’re in Strathmore. It’s typically a windy Wellington Wednesday, and despite bright sunshine it’s a …

Road Trippin’

Road Trippin’

Welcome to the world my new mokopuna Bella O’Reilly and Te Roera Junovich. Welcome to Aotearoa the land of your mums’ and dads’. Thank you …

The Things that Bind Us

The Things that Bind Us

Let’s recap. This korero, ‘Nga Kupu Aroha’, Words of Love, started in September 2004 outlining an already year-long NZ community quest to reduce the demand for crystal methamphetamine (‘P’) amongst some of…

The Space at the Edge

The Space at the Edge

Down back of the paddock, close to the river, a tui has just sung three clear flutes, a …

Self, Race, Drugs & Justice in New Zealand

Self, Race, Drugs & Justice in New Zealand

Self, Race, Drugs & Justice in New Zealand In the Hawke’s Bay the heavy early morning dew – ‘Heretaunga haukunui’ the Maori call it – carries the chill signal of approaching autumn. Already the seasons…