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How to Talk to Journalists

Originally posted on Pete Warden's blog:
Photo by Jon S Now I’m at Google I don’t get to talk to reporters, which is a shame because they’re a lot of fun. When I was doing startups I learned a…

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Money, love, farming and family – what do they have in common?

More than three percent of Southland’s population is now of Asian descent and more than 2000 of these people are from the Philippines and part of the growing number of workers servicing Southland’s dairy Industry.  Hunter Calder talked to one … Continue reading

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Wine at the end of the night

It was around 3am, the last call for the night was supposed to be The Last Word on New Regent Street, a shady candle-lit whiskey and cocktail lounge I had been to once before.  A warming whiskey would have been … Continue reading

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Who said no more bar-hopping in Christchurch?

It was Friday evening about 10pm and my friend and I were looking for a light meal to fill our petite appetite.  Curly fries and burgers were served promptly from the late menu at Orleans at the newly-opened Strange’s Lane. … Continue reading

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Pasteurised vs Raw

It’s breakfast time, the coffee machine is purring in the corner, the strong smell of crushed beans wafts through the kitchen then up the hall way.  A pot of porridge s bubbling furiously on the stove-top. A regular routine, coffee … Continue reading

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Preserve our land, rubbish matter

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New Zealand, is home, Aotearoa is our beautiful country with open green pastures, and lush clean landscape and paddocks and rolling hills that turn into snow-capped mountains and dry tussock-lands eventually falling to the wave slapping ocean.  With crisp blue … Continue reading

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Christchurch woman film finalist

A young Christchurch film-maker is a finalist in a National Inspiring Stories competition for the second year in a row. Greta Yeoman said she was “pretty stoked” to find out her film “A Potent Heroine” was a finalist in two … Continue reading

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Four years on

In February 2011 Christchurch in New Zealand was shaken by a magnitude magnitude earthquake.  Four years on the city is a mixture of empty sites, broken buildings, colorful art, and construction.  The images below reflect the journey as Christchurch Rebuilds … Continue reading

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Discussing Sexual Health

A Christchurch man is helping to make the conversation about sexual health easier for the lesbian gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community. New Zealand Aids Foundation (NZAF) community engagement co-ordinator Akira Le Fevre said health awareness in the LGBT community was … Continue reading

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No smartphone, ‘no life’

So it actually is possible, to survive without smartphone technology! This week I spent an entire seven days without my beloved Samsung Galaxy S5.  It was great to do some reading, catch up on some ‘procrastinated’ study, hit the gym … Continue reading

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