Food for thought and soul including observations and reflective opinion pieces on current issues.
Pastors are far more likely than the general population to have depression, according to recent research. But there are still many misconceptions about mental health within the Church.
For 15 years as Principal Youth Court Judge His Honour Judge Andrew Becroft has dealt with the country’s worst teenage criminals. He still sees hope in every one that steps into his court room.
A young woman, armed with just her sewing machine and a van called Cecil, is travelling New Zealand with a mission to teach us how to sew.
If you've been hurt by religion, try Jesus instead.
Feminism is simple really. It is the belief that men and women should have equal rights and opportunities, politically, economically and socially.
New Zealand could be the first country in the world to become slave-free, says human trafficking expert Matthew Friedman. With 30 years’ experience, Matt has seen the horrors of modern-day slavery but still dares to dream of a truly free world.
In 1981 New Zealand band Blam Blam Blam (including singer Don McGlashan) had a minor hit here with the song ‘There is No Depression in New Zealand’.
Ive been fascinated and frustrated by the campaign to change the New Zealand flag. Fascinated by some of the options put forward as designs—and frustrated at the process and the huge expense involved.
Joy Cowley, at 80 years young, has announced her ‘semi-retirement’ from writing, but remains devoted to another passion: walking with others on their spiritual journey.