John Key and his Government may need something stronger than an antacid to deal to a severe case of wind with Iwi claiming rights to water and now wind via the Waitangi Tribunal process.
Hapu Ngapuhi is making a claim for Maori to earn a dividend on the use of wind for commercial electricity generation stating that a precedent has been set by recent water claims.
Traditionally Maori did acknowledge many gods and guardians (male and female) including Tawhirimatea the god of wind and storm and Tangaroa the god of the sea (this claim is well established and in the main part settled).
Conveniently they don't seem to want to have a lot to do with Ruamoko the god of earthquakes and volcanoes.
His contribution has been great over the last two years but I guess the counter claims could work out being more expensive.
For many of us, what we wear day-to-day is becoming more relaxed - and if you’ve traditionally been a steady dress shirt wearer, this can pose something of a challenge. At Crane Brothers we’re often asked what are some key pieces to consider building a contemporary wardrobe around, especially with this new paradigm in mind...
John Rykenberg ran a store front and photography studio of Auckland photographers from the late 1950s through until the late 1970s. During that time the studio captured Auckland's daily life and produced a particularly interesting Queen Street series in the 1960s - it probably comes as no surprise thatthere are road works visible in some of...
The Dambusters were legendary for their wartime heroics and a constant source of inspiration for me as a child, raised on a diet of Commando Comics & Airfix Models.