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OP ED on youth unemployment

Wednesday, 21 June 2017, 3:04 pm | Lynley Tulloch

NEETS (not in employment, education or training) is a new term that is being bandied around a lot at the moment. Labour MP Grant Robertson raised the issue of NEETS with Stephen Joyce in parliament last month. He stated that since this time last year ... More >>

The Meat movie - Lynley Tulloch

Thursday, 18 May 2017, 3:50 pm | Lynley Tulloch

The feature documentary that is on everyone’s lips at the moment is quite simply called Meat . Producer David White has gone behind the scenes of an industrial pig farm, a chicken farm and a sheep and beef farm. This movie also features a deer hunter. More >>

A Story of New Zealand Violence - Lynley Tulloch

Tuesday, 9 May 2017, 12:56 pm | Lynley Tulloch

As New Zealanders we like to think of New Zealand as our ‘Godzone’; that little piece of paradise and a nation of animal lovers, outdoorsy types and friendly down-to-earth people. It’s our own Hans Christian Andersen version of our lives. More >>

Easter Bunny Hunts and Best Dressed Possum school events

Thursday, 20 April 2017, 11:19 am | Lynley Tulloch

With the last of the chocolate wiped from the mouths of overstuffed children we can now proclaim Easter finished. Yet some of the hypocrisies emerging in the name of this celebration are likely to die hard. Easter is one of the oldest festivals of ... More >>

Gender bias in the workforce - Lynley Tulloch

Wednesday, 22 March 2017, 3:58 pm | Lynley Tulloch

The recent commentary on the gender pay gap has been lively, but disappointing in its naivety. For those who missed all the fun, Deputy Prime-Minister Paula Bennet recently attributed the pay gap between men and women to gender bias in firing and ... More >>

Rural bachelors and Marcella Bakker - By Lynley Tulloch

Wednesday, 22 February 2017, 2:22 pm | Lynley Tulloch

Rural New Zealand has had a lot of publicity recently. Polluted waterways, unmanageable debt, farmer suicide and animal cruelty - it seems all bad news. Now another issue has been added to the mix: the maintenance of New Zealand’s rural population due ... More >>

Disturbing treatment of rodeo animals - Lynley Tulloch

Tuesday, 14 February 2017, 1:43 pm | Lynley Tulloch

Recent footage at the mid-Northern rodeo showed animals in distress. Scenes included calves being electrically prodded, a bull crawling out of a chute on his knees and a horse being held down by six men. It’s disturbing. More >>

Pakeha, own your own history - Lynley Tulloch and Paul Judge

Thursday, 9 February 2017, 3:47 pm | Lynley Tulloch and Paul Judge

Waitangi Day has generated a range of views in media which indicate our race relations are not quite as fabulous as we like to tell ourselves. More >>

Fonterra’s Retro-Ads – Not Cool

Friday, 13 January 2017, 1:18 pm | Lynley Tulloch and Paul Judge

Fonterra’s retro inspired new ads seem to have backfired. Their graphic simplicity has created a remarkable canvas for anti-dairy campaigners to alter the pro-dairy message using paint or printed out letters. “Cool Again”, only requires a three ... More >>

Mad Butcher op ed

Friday, 13 January 2017, 1:13 pm | Lynley Tulloch and Paul Judge

Lynley Tulloch and Paul Judge The Mad Butcher debacle has captivated the country with all the dramatics of a season finale of Shortland Street. And let’s face it, Sir Peter Leitch is every bit as kiwi as Shorty and just as loved. More >>

On the review of Te Whāriki - Lynley Tulloch

Monday, 19 December 2016, 11:24 am | Lynley Tulloch

Currently New Zealand’s internationally acclaimed Early Childhood Education (ECE) curriculum Te Whāriki He Whāriki Mātauranga mo ngā Mokopuna o Aotearoa is in the process of being updated. And it is not a just trivial tinkering of this world-class ... More >>

Stranded cows in Kaikoura Earthquake

Thursday, 24 November 2016, 5:00 pm | Lynley Tulloch

Following the 7.8 magnitude earthquake in Kaikoura, stunning aerial images have surfaced of torn up roads and landslides. Yet while reports of daredevil skaters making the most of new territory have appeared in the news, there have also been some less-than-willing ... More >>

 

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