Monthly Archives: July 2012

She thought the baby had a tummy bug…

Leilani Lotonu’u-Lorigan aged two died last month in Manurewa. Her mother’s boyfriend was last week charged with murder. He had moved in with Lelani’s 19 year old mother and her baby sister six months prior. Leilani’s grandmother said “Leilani died from septicemia from two … Continue reading

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Generational Politics

There is friction this week between National and the Maori Party over Iwi interests in water rights and Prime Minster John Key’s unforunate comments re the Waitangi Tribunal. To be fair, Key didn’t say the Government would ignore the Tribunal, simply that … Continue reading

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This our fathers did for us…

Last week floral tributes appeared at the entrance to Cornwall Park commemorating 100 years since the passing of Sir John Logan Campbell one of the founding fathers of Auckland. Sir John owned the land that is now Cornwall Park and … Continue reading

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