Happy 80th Birthday Tony

Originally posted on My Life as an Artist (2):
Happy Birthday Tony………..It is my friend Tony’s eightieth birthday today. A therapist, lover of poetry, theatre and much more, Tony is a good friend and an especially good listener.     An attribute that seems to be lacking in our society today. Oil on canvas.   I painted…

Pike River mine explosion kills 29

NZ South Island Pike River mine explosion kills 29 19 November 2010 NZ South Island coal mine fatal explosions. Victims never exhumed. Flames burst from a ventilation shaft at the Pike River mine (Iain McGregor/Getty Images) The Pike River underground coal mine is high in the rugged Paparoa Range, on the West Coast of the SouthContinue reading “Pike River mine explosion kills 29”

THE WORLD OF ELEMENTALS – FAERIES OF THE FIVE REALMS

Originally posted on The Green World of Health and Wellbeing.:
  Elva Thompson, Guest writer Waking Times “Come fairies! take me out of this dull world, For I would ride with you Upon the wind and dance Upon the mountains like a flame.” ~ W.B. Yeats. The Engineering of Humanity “Toy bewitched, made blind by lusts,…

Erebus and the aftermath – the fallout continues

New Zealand’s worst peacetime disaster: White Silence is a podcast from Stuff and RNZ on the Erebus disaster, Air New Zealand’s darkest hour. Photo: Stuff / Sungmi Kim Tomorrow marks the 40th anniversary of the Erebus tragedy, New Zealand’s worst peace time disaster.Listen duration21′ :38″Add to playlistDownloaPlay MP3 in browser Listen On November 28, 1979, an Air New Zealand planeContinue reading “Erebus and the aftermath – the fallout continues”

Visit new social media platform… https://www.tsu.co/huttriverofnz Posted on on December 22nd, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments » The understatement of the decade… Posted on on December 11th, 2014 in Uncategorized | 1 Comment » Former NZ PM Jim Bolger said Telecom sale was a mistake… Business: The sale of Telecom in 1990 was a mistake and New Zealand Governments have generally proved themselves inept at privatisation,Continue reading

Former NZ PM Jim Bolger said Telecom sale was a mistake…

Business: The sale of Telecom in 1990 was a mistake and New Zealand Governments have generally proved themselves inept at privatisation, says former National Prime Minister and departing NZ Post chairman Jim Bolger. Telecom was split off from the NZ Post Office in 1987 and sold by the Labour Government for $4.25 billion shortly before Bolger’s GovernmentContinue reading “Former NZ PM Jim Bolger said Telecom sale was a mistake…”

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