Ancestry: A Poem

Upon the bones of my tīpuna, my ancestors, I’m called towards resistance, to pursue with persistence my people’s sovereignty, regardless of the government’s authority and their endless political jargon, PR stunts that only increases the margin between corporate profit, and the lives of the struggling majority. Upon the bones of my tīpuna, my ancestors, I’m […]

The Difference between the United Kingdom, Great Britain and England Explained

Welcome to the United Kingdom (and a Whole Lot More) explained by me, C. G. P. Grey. United Kingdom? England? Great Britain? Are these three the same place? Are they different places? Do British people secretly laugh those who use the terms incorrectly? Who knows the answers to these questions? I do, and I’m going […]

Tour a Thriving 23-Year-Old Permaculture Food Forest – An Invitation for Wildness

My philosophy about what to do in the world isn’t, go to a pristine area and live there and enjoy your life. It’s to find a place that’s degraded and fix it up. Twenty-three years ago we started developing the food forest system here. A food forest is a permanent planting. So you want to […]

Kakapo chicks day by day

Crías de kakapo día a día Temporada de cría del 2019: 252 huevos en total 117 huevos fértiles Nacieron 86 pollitos De los que quedan vivos 72 por ahora. Lo que saque con este video va a ser donado al hospital veterinario de animales salvajes de Dunedin, donde han cuidado a varios de estos kakapos […]

Garth Flores, Civil Engineer. From South Africa to Levin New Zealand

The day we climbed on the plane it was the Proteas versus the Black Caps and when I climbed off the plane I asked the guy at customs, “So what happened with the cricket?” and he said, “Mate, you don’t want to know …” – and I said to him, “No – that, that sounds […]

Surname – Bored Ep 117 (When customers don’t listen) | Viva La Dirt League (VLDL)

Hello, sir How can I help I’m here to pick up my keyboard. Brilliant Well, if you just give me a surname I can get it for you. I pre-ordered it Brilliant all I need then is your surname to check into the system. Oh, but oh then I got a phone call So I […]

NZ Cemeteries Heritage Week: The shipwreck cemeteries

Good morning everybody, I’m really pleased to be here to share with you one of our really interesting shipwrecks the greatest civilian or the most terrible civilian disaster on our series of far flung resting places I’m talking about shipwreck cemeteries This is the S.S. Tararua and the actual cemetery’s called the Tararua Acre you […]