Sort Out the Warriors

Sort Out the Warriors

It’s a man’s game. Jacinda Ardern should take over the Warriors. After what was looking like becoming a troublesome season for the Labour team, she has made some tough calls over positional play. I’ll stay in my lane and stick …

A Great New Zealander You Most Likely Never Heard Of

A Great New Zealander You Most Likely Never Heard Of

In the year of my birth, 1952, a man from Timaru, and a student at the high school which I was later to attend, St Patrick’s Timaru, William Colin Mathew Durning (BDS, MDS, PhD), was awarded a Fullbright Scholarship. In …

Laurie O’Reilly’s voice from the grave

Laurie O’Reilly’s voice from the grave

Last week I attempted to present to the Social Services and Communities Committee dealing with the ‘Oversight of Oranga Tamariki System and Children and Young People’s Commission Bill’. I am troubled by the intention to disestablish the role of the …