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Friday, July 1, 2022


Mary Hobbs


A Matter of Honour

Mary Hobbs Many people, especially ignorant people, want to punish you for speaking the truth, for being correct, for being you. Never apologize for being...

ANZAC Day 2022

Two of my great-uncles, Percy, on the left, and Richard (Bob) on the right, volunteered for service when New Zealanders went to war in...

Speaking for the silenced – and rebuilding the health system

Many years before my life as a writer and publisher I specialised in Coronary and Intensive Care as an NZRN. One of the key aspects...

Reflections on 2 March 2022

As dawn broke three weeks ago, on Wednesday, 2 March 2022, police — and those dressed in police uniforms, with numbers covered or difficult...

Camp Freedom

It was the strangest thing. Despite having travelled to some of the dodgiest, most remote third-world countries on the planet, I never thought for a...