Tour That Divided the Nation

It was twenty years ago that New Zealand heaved into violence as 150,000 New Zealanders took to the streets to stop the Springbok tour. A time when “New Zealander turned against New Zealander” in fighting for what they believed the country stood for. Innocence lost for NZ and embarrassment for SA, but change has come says South Africa’s Daily Mail and Guardian.


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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…