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culture

culture

Today we mark 178 years since the first signatures were put to the Treaty of Waitangi on Thursday 6 February 1840. Rightly this day is a public holiday in New Zealand,...

to educate

to educate

Here in Aotearoa New Zealand we are preparing for the start of the new school year. School staff will meet in the next few days and students will soon arrive to begin...

schools follow-up

schools follow-up

Earlier this year I wrote a piece in response to a Christchurch Press advertising feature page in which several city colleges promoted their schools. Included on the...

Catholic schools

Catholic schools

At the end of each year, the Christchurch Press publishes pages featuring the outstanding senior students from each High School in the region. Each school is asked to...

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sense-able ?

sense-able ?

With ears that are tuned to diverse frequencies I begin to delight in different dialects

tuning in

tuning in

If you saw a burning bush, would you (a) call 911, (b) get the hot dogs, or (c) recognise God?

Christ the King

Christ the King

Love casts out fear. But so do several other things — ignorance, alcohol, passion, presumption, and stupidity.

what do you want

what do you want

Miracles always happen – visible at times only to the trained eye and heart

All Souls

All Souls

By looking at the graves, before which countless memories return, we remember how they lived, what they loved