The media, as the gate-keepers of the public interest, may be shutting the door on us as voters as a result of hacked emails.   It is acknowledged that the media protects the confidentiality of its sources, and reporters have been prepared to…

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Faced with the prospect of a ticket to a top-notch foodie event going to waste, I went along to the NZ Guild of Foodwriters annual winter dinner in place of a colleague. She is a dietitian and bona-fide foodie. I am not. Nevertheless, the…

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In celebration of World Ocean’s Day this Sunday, Sealord is using a New Zealand first virtual experience at Downtown Shopping Centre today to showcase their leadership in sustainable fishing. Auckland commuters will find themselves swimming…

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I must be a mindless zombie consumer.  Why, because as a child I used to play at various time both the grocer and the consumer. One of my sisters and I delighted in creating grocery items from discarded packaging and running our own Self Help store.…

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In the wake of Hager’s selective and subjective exposures in his Dirty Politics book there has been a good deal broadcast and printed about how, as Kiwis, we are losing, or have lost our moral compass. I have been interested to read a feature…

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