Christchurch Rebuild: Govt Prioritised Investors over Locals, Residents were Collateral Damage

“Cantabrians became “collateral damage” post-earthquake as the Government focused on telling positive stories to attract investors, an academic has said. Victoria University of Wellington architecture head of school Morten Gjerde wrote a research paper on Government communication after the Canterbury earthquakes for an international conference in China last year. He said in the paper that…

The Loneliness of the Long Distance Walker

In the plain and nondescript part of the New Zealand town where I live it is very noticeable just how few people actually ‘walk’ anywhere – whether it be to work or the shops or for general fitness. Travelling on foot gives you a very different perspective on the overall health of a town –…

E2NZ’s Best Day Ever.

Admin is pleased to share with users the news that Wednesday 27 September was the site’s busiest day ever. As always, social media is our biggest referrer. we had over 14,000 new users (45% from the USA) come to the site to read about New Zealand’s appalling international record for childhood rights. Have you got…