When I was young and ignorant, I thought the Great War
sounded just that, great.
Lest we forget. A phrase that has echoed down the decades but
one that needs some context.
We're all going to get knocked over from time to time. The
trick is to get back up.
Not too long ago parents might have worried about how their
children sat or lay when they were reading and whether they
were straining their eyes in low light. Probably needlessly
in the main.
Police are using big data to stop crime before it happens.
The aim is to make New Zealand the safest country on Earth,
writes Bruce Munro. But at what cost?
Collecting rare bugs can be child's play, writes Ellen
Sima, for Otago Museum.
The story of Sir Clifford Skeggs is one of a self-made man
afraid of neither risk nor hard work. The former Dunedin
mayor discusses public office, oysters and his varied
endeavours with Shane Gilchrist.
Award-winning playwright Dave Armstrong has not one but
two productions at Wanaka's Festival of Colour. And both ask
plenty of questions, writes Shane Gilchrist.
March provided some interesting stories in the media on the
parenting front and, surprisingly, international celebrities
seem to do better than us ordinary folk.
One in four pregnancies ends in a miscarriage. But you
don't think it will be yours, writes Sasha Turner.
It appears 2015 Young New Zealander of the Year Guy Ryan has
bridged the gap between looming failure and soaring success.
The obvious question is, how?
There are those who say maths is boring. But most of us know
the truth. Maths is like oxygen: important and inescapable,
visit from the UK made for a special day at the Royal
Albatross Centre, writes Hoani Langsbury.
Following Tropical Cyclone Pam's devastation of Vanuatu,
Dunedin Red Cross worker Douglas Clark joined the relief
effort. Here he describes a day in the life of a disaster
It has already been a big year for Guy Ryan, the 2015 Young
New Zealander of the Year. What a contrast to the bleakness
he felt just 12 months ago, writes Bruce Munro.
My last column about attitude being a choice (''Choose your
Attitude'' The Weekend Mix, March 22, 2015) prompted a lot of
positive discussion and feedback.
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