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[caption id="attachment_4010" align="alignright" width="120"] Queen's High School[/caption] By Jamileh Eidizadeh Age: 21 Country of origin: Iran Queen's High School, Dunedin Reading time: 14 minutes It was the last month of winter when I came home from school; I was running towards our house while it was raining on me. I...

By Alina Suchanski Reading time: 11 minutes A year ago, Toni Hoeta, a young wāhine from King Country, New Zealand, landed her dream job at Otago Museum leading the Solar Tsunami Programme’s outreach to Māori throughout Aotearoa. Alina Suchanski talks to Toni about her life and aspirations. [caption...

By Alina Suchanski Reading time: 12 minutes  “We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us.” – Winston Churchill Daryl Cockburn, architect and town planner, has worked on over 500 projects in Wellington, New Zealand. Concerned about the environment and building sustainability, he has fought many a battle with the...

By Alina Suchanski Reading time: 13 minutes  Polish art conservators Ludmiła and Edward Sakowski were told they’d never find a job in their profession in New Zealand because the country was so young; there was no art there to restore. What they found when they moved to...

By Alina Suchanski Reading time: 11 minutes  The Orokonui Ecosanctuary, located 20 km north of Dunedin is an ecological island wildlife reserve, and a testament to what can be achieved by a group of ordinary citizens with passion and dedication to a cause. That cause is environmental...