Seats of Power

New Zealand backpackers unwittingly helped end apartheid, acting as bus-filling decoys for safari-organising gun-runners.  


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Haiti Journalist Bernard Diederich a Man of Truth

Haiti Journalist Bernard Diederich a Man of Truth

Christchurch-born Bernard “Bernie” Diederich, a long-time journalist in the Caribbean region who braved dictators and disasters, has died in his adopted homeland of Haiti, The Associated Press reports for a story published…