In the Garden in May

Falling leaves, last throes of summer colour, cooling temperatures, fast shortening days and rain. The world of nature responds as always to the cycle of the solar system, whether we are ready or not. But the gardener anticipates and prepares!  Last … Read More

Four Islands Meet

Local Board chair Izzy Fordham recently had an inaugural “4 Islands” meeting with her counterparts on Chatham, Stewart and Waiheke islands. They ostensibly met to discuss the government’s proposed “fast-track” legislation, but conversation naturally veered into other areas. What did … Read More

Happy at the Hub

‘I loved it immediately’ Maree says about her work at Aotea Learning Hub. Maree Munday is a woman who loves her work. “I feel very lucky to work here, it’s the best thing.” She’s talking about her job as teaching … Read More

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