Temping: A Permanent Way of Life

“Temping” is a phase in the life of many young Kiwis, but some, like Tracey Ward who is profiled in this article, are beginning to see it as a flexible, stimulating career in itself. “It’s about being in control and being free,” says Ward, 30, who has worked as a temp for 12 years. “I love the flexibility of being able to take holiday whenever I like, particularly as I have family on the other side of the world.”


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Barefoot Is a Way of Life in New Zealand

Barefoot Is a Way of Life in New Zealand

“I had just moved to New Zealand, at age 12, when a new friend suggested that we slip out to the corner store (dairy in New Zealand English) for some candy…