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Review: Seeing the unseen

Too often caregivers of children with challenging behaviours feel that the solution to the problem lies outside of them. Yet the publishers of new book on the subject Seeing the Unseen says the author, Felicia Stewart, argues that we all bring past wounding into our relationships. Drawing on the latest...

Bookworks – A mixed bag to while away the spring hours

The Spanish Garden In his garden overlooking the Kaipara Harbour, Sidney King prepares to mark his one hundredth birthday. Set on a single day in 2016, this multi-generational novel explores the fatal history of two families, Pakeha and Maori. Sidney is on the brink of solving a mystery that has...

Looking at gender – a book review

In Creating Space – An Experience of Gender Jane Prichard describes in her own words how her advocacy for women and girls in New Zealand began. The book illustrates how Jane established and supported women’s networks. It explains the importance of the new organisations set up as an action outcome...

Aging entrepreneurs get profiled

There is an emerging trend globally for people to start a business for the first time in later life.  What’s more, 45 percent of the self-employed are in New Zealand, according to a new book published by New Zealander, Angela Robertson. She describes them as “Entrepreneurs over the age of...