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Te Horo – place of wonder and dreams

My return to column writing in the July edition of ‘The Hobson’. A favourite place I plan to include on my post-lockdown road-trip is not really a tourist destination. There’s not even a motel...


‘Navigators & Naturalists’ – the book

Next year 2019 will be the 250th anniversary of the visit to New Zealand of James Cook and the Endeavour. No doubt, any commemoration will be accompanied by controversy and debate but hopefully the...


The fight for the Waitemata waterfront

The news of another waterfront stadium, this one to be sunk in the harbour is the latest in a long list of controversial waterfront developments proposed or under way. The real estate consortium pushing...