My Nelson Mail column this week. The headline and lead got changed in the editing process, so here’s the original – pointing out the human fallibility of our health system.
Yesterday I wrote about the CCL report into systemic breakdowns at Work and Income. Now I want to know – what’s going to be done about it?
New Zealand’s social welfare system “dehumanises” people in need, with beneficiaries described as “scared stiff” of Work and Income case managers, new research says.
I was part of an article by Naomi Arnold in the Sunday Star Times about the power of Twitter. I wanted to say a few more words about it.
“New Zealand has a massive lack of understanding of the extent, and ongoing impact, of sexual offences against women.” This week’s column, published in The Nelson Mail on Wednesday 13 Continue Reading →
This could be a long list.
Tomorrow, I have my fifth Humira injection. By the sixth shot I will have been on it for three months, which is when the cumulative effect should be evident. I’m Continue Reading →
#NZBookMonthMay is a response to the indefinite postponement of NZ Book Month. The future of many local literary events is looking less than bright as commercial sponsors withdraw support. So Continue Reading →