Bryn Dickerson Downhill Mountain biker

Bryn Dickerson Downhill Mountain biker

26/6/2020Bryn Dickerson. Downhill Mountain biker.Wellington downhill mountain biker Bryn Dickerson is fast and fearless on the hill. But taking those skills to the world stage has come at a high price. Bill Hickman talks ups and downs with a truly tough competitor....
Standing up and being counted in a binary Aotearoa

Standing up and being counted in a binary Aotearoa

25/09/2020 Standing up and being counted in a binary Aotearoa. Jak Stone is a rock ‘n roller. As the former guitarist and vocalist for Kiwi band ‘Motorboat’, Stone looked right at home in the testosterone-soaked world of hard rock. A large tattoo spread across one...
The Pixies inspire and defy at Spark arena.

The Pixies inspire and defy at Spark arena.

06/03/2020 Last night at Auckland’s Spark arena Alt rock group The Pixies walked a fine line between immediacy and nostalgia. If you had only looked at the audience you would have been forgiven for thinking that this was merely an opportunity for the teens of...
Emergency travel in lockdown

Emergency travel in lockdown

16/04/2020 Isolation measures are placing additional pressure on family members travelling to New Zealand on compassionate grounds. Nicholas Culpitt flew from Australia to attend to his mother who is dying of Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. With siblings in Wanaka and...