The Person is Political

Voters across the political spectrum have convinced Georgina Beyers not to quit politics after she said she was stepping down. “The fact that a transsexual, a former sex worker and a Labour candidate could win the historically [centre-right] electorate of Wairarapa says a great deal about how far New Zealand has come,” says the Labour party’s Chris Carter.  


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Behrouz Boochani Just Wants to Be Free

Behrouz Boochani Just Wants to Be Free

Recently granted refugee status and now living in Christchurch, Behrouz Boochani fled Iran’s Revolutionary Guard. He exposed Australia’s offshore detention camps – from the inside. He survived, stateless, for seven years….