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This a selection of John’s recent work. All his travel stories are published at:

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  • Bee-ing good and doing good April 25, 2015 bee-ing goodEvery Tuesday afternoon Claire Tocher and ten students from her Year 8 primary school class put on white head-to-toe overalls and cross the playground at Te Aro School to check on their bees. The school has ...
  • To be fair it has to be free November 21, 2013 To be fair it has to be freeSomething rather special is happening in a primary school in the eastern suburbs of Wellington. Kahurangi School in Miramar, rated decile two with 135 pupils from many ethnicities, is trying to live the dream of ...
  • Our city CEO October 10, 2013 Wellington City Council’s new Chief Executive, Englishman Dr Ken Lavery, has a clear agenda for what he wants the council to do to fix Wellington. And he’s pretty determined to lead the mayor and councillors, ...
  • City seeks mojo September 12, 2013 Can the mayor of a city make a difference? Four of the candidates for the top job in Wellington certainly think so. One factor uniting the candidates is the belief that the city needs to get ...
  • Sweet tunes for Wellington’s waterfront September 5, 2013 It started out as a bit of an off the wall idea last year: find a piano and place it on Wellington’s waterfront so that anyone who fancied knocking out a tune could do so. That ...
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