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We Stand Together, or We Fall Apart

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There is a growing awareness in New Zealand that our education system is not delivering on basic obligations to a significant and vulnerable group of children. This failure of the system affects all of the country’s children: When a child … Continue reading

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My last memory of Graham Watson; introducing him to my son.

A friend of mine died in a car crash on Tuesday night. There have been others who have honoured him with fitting tributes to his political influence and talents, and the immense impact he had on so many lives (links … Continue reading

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Risk: “Catastrophic.” The foreseeable death of Julian Stacey.

The mother of Julian Stacey wants lessons to be learnt from the loss of her son. It is with that desire in mind – and the deepest sympathy and respect for the family – that I write this post. In … Continue reading

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