Onward To The Future

“In [Christchurch] the big picture is bigger than the destruction,” SF Gate reporter Spud Hilton writes. “I had come to Christchurch to better understand how a series of quakes can turn a metropolis upside down, to experience the city’s features and attractions that were largely unscathed, and to possibly catch an early glimpse of the next evolution as New Zealand’s second largest city rebuilds, rethinks and reinvents. As with New Orleans following Katrina, I couldn’t help but wonder how the nature of Christchurch — often considered the most British city outside of England — will change in its rebirth.”


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Stephen Hall Celebrates Manglish with New Book

Stephen Hall Celebrates Manglish with New Book

New Zealand-born linguist Dr Stephen Hall and his English language specialist wife Dr Lee Su Kim have teamed up to record a very unique number of colloquialisms in their latest book…