|Graeme Hart, worth $10billion. pn241|
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Monday, January 21, 2019
These comments from today's media
Catholic Church threatens schools closure
Sunday, January 20, 2019
Saturday, January 19, 2019
|Listen to Michael Green on TED by clicking1|
Friday, January 18, 2019
Weekend Reading 19-20th January 2019: the Pacific in 2018: the Social Progress Index Explained, Maori Education, Few Aussies Can Speak Aussie Languages
- The Pacific in 2018: a political round-up by Johnny Blades and Jamie Tahana pn220
- Exciting new statistical tool to measure wellbeing: the Social Progress Index. With a video link to SPI executive Michael Green who explains it all. pn235
- Maori education: "We have got a lot of work to do" by John Boynton, Te Manu Korihi reporter. pn238
- Why do so few Aussies speak an Australian language? The state of Austalia's Te Reo (Whoops! Nga Reo) pn239
Thursday, January 17, 2019
Lisa McLaren in Stuff. OPINION:
Let me be clear – if we get an insufficient draft Zero Carbon Bill ... it will be because the National Party is using the futures of all Kiwis as a political football. An ego-driven, point scoring game.
Read what Dr Lis Gordon has to say.
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Each of us has our own perspective on a truth, sometimes no better or worse than one of the blind men describing the proverbial elephant. Some have more knowledge but none of us can see or know the whole truth.
As Laura Ingliss Wilder, the author of the once popular Little House on the Prairie series of children's books, said: "All I have told is true, but it is not the whole truth."
Fiji Links and Comments: the Archbishop and Rosy Akbar, the Code of Conduct Bill,No PM New Year Message in FijiTimes
■ Less welcome is the stand off between Education Minister Rosy Akbar and Catholic Archbishop Peter Loy Chong who wants see Catholics appointed as Principals in Catholic-administered schools (Muslim schools have no objection to non-Muslim Principals).