OPINION: Flimsy helmets for sale locally would offer very little protection when falling off a motorbike travelling at speed.
EDITORIAL: So how close is the COVID-19 coronavirus? With the news of infected sufferers in the Pacific, in Hawai’i and the Philippines, it feels nearer than ever.
Children are special, unique and deserve respect. These aspects should rate higher in importance than their hairstyle, writes Ruth Mave.
I don’t often get down to New Zealand, and in the eight years or so we’ve been living here in Tupapa, seldom for more than a few days. But this last summer I went twice, once just after Christmas when we as a family spent time on the east coast of the north island; where my husband hails from, and where we have a family home.
OPINION: It was a year ago that Jay Cagica lost his best friend Thomas Riley in a bike crash. Thomas was the first or 10 deaths in just 1 months. Today, Cagica remembers his friend and pleads for everyone to wear helmets.