- Who escapes change in NZ today?, I think that phrase sums
up New Zealand life in the late eighties and nineties. Gone are
the days when people went into one job and stayed there
for all their working life...
Issue 41 - The Canterbury Volunteer Centre (31/3/00)
- Many people who have sought new experiences and contacts or who have had
time to spare have found that being a volunteer has been a fulfilling
Issue 40 - Triumph For Disabled Rider (11/6/99)
- Triumph for Disabled Rider - Jill Lloyd to compete in the World
Issue 39 - Water for Survival (7/11/98)
- New Zealand engineers raise money to bring water and sanitation to
villages in Africa, India, and Nepal.
Issue 38 - Self help for Sufferers from M.E. (25/9/98)
- An interview with Jackie Steincamp - Others may put them
on the right path but self help is vital for improving the
health of ME sufferers.
Issue 37 - Greypower New Zealand (11/9/98)
- Senior citizens uniting to support the rights of New Zealanders
of all ages. National President tells members to be "vocal, visible
Issue 36 - Senior Citizens Become Computer Literate(18/7/98)
- SeniorNet Canterbury Incorporated. An interview with
Robert Britten, Chairman of the group, and other members.
Issue 35 - Ngima Dorji Sherpa(13/3/98)
- Forced to educate himself, Ngima now works to give others the
chance of schooling to change their lives.
Issue 34 - Barry Sligh, A Man Of Many Changes - Part 2(6/3/98)
- The team in actionKiwis working with Nepalese to
improve schools in remote areas of Nepal.
Issue 33 - Barry Sligh, A Man Of Many Changes - Part 1(27/2/98)
- Entrepreneur, stone mason, nurseryman, philanthropist....
Issue 32 - Bed And Breakfast And Guiding Business
At Lake Rotoiti(6/2/98)
- A homestay, a tour business, and a new lifestyle...
Issue 31 - New Zealand Special Olympics Help Develop Skills(6/2/98)
- Everyone is a winner just by participating in these games...
Issue 30 - Horse Riding Helps Disabled People
Cope With Their Disabilities(5/12/97)
- The activities and benefits of Riding for the Disabled
in Christchurch, New Zealand.
Issue 29 - Methven People Create An All-Season Resort(30/10/97)
- The people of Methven are changing the idea that
this winter resort has an off-season.
Issue 28 - The Time Bomb Documentary(16/10/97)
- This documentary gives a rather one-sided view of the situation
of beneficiaries in New Zealand and of changes to the welfare
system in Wisconsin.
Issue 27 - The Real Face of Poverty in New Zealand - Part II(9/10/97)
- Two conferences on the problems of beneficiaries and
benefitsone saw the key problem as dependency, the other as poverty.
Issue 26 - The Real Face of Poverty in New Zealand - Part I(25/9/97)
- An interview with Brenda Lowe, manager of Emergency Relief at
the Christchurch Methodist Mission and advocate for beneficiaries.
Issue 25 - Changes in New Zealand since 1980 - Part II(21/8/97)
- Right wing policies have affected all New Zealanders, some drastically,
and revolutionised many institutions that seemed to be the bastions of
our way of life.
Issue 24 - Changes in New Zealand since 1980 - Part I(14/8/97)
- How has New Zealand changed since 1980? Will I
experience culture shock on my return? - questions from a
Issue 23 - Care For Cancer Patients(24/7/97)
- Anne Morgan discusses the holistic approach to patient care in
the Christchurch oncology ward.
Issue 22 - The Beneficiaries Advisory Service(17/7/97)
- A group of dedicated workers offers assistance and advocacy
services to beneficiaries experiencing problems in dealing
Issue 21 - Living With OOS / RSI And MANAGING It(3/7/97)
- Part 2 describes the treatment and the lifestyle that
enable Rhona to manage living with OOS/RSI.
Issue 20 - Living With OOS / RSI And MANAGING It(26/6/97)
- Part 1 describes the experience of a sufferer from
OOS/RSI - the pain, the practical difficulties, the
Issue 19 - Early Intervention at The Champion Centre(19/6/97)
- Staff at the Early Intervention programme at the Champion Centre
use a holistic method and work as a team with parents to assist
babies and small children with two or more disabilities.
Issue 18 - 102 Years Of Adjusting To Change(12/6/97)
- A widely travelled woman of 102 has seen Christchurch grow
from a small town to a flourishing city, and she comments on social
and educational patterns.
Issue 17 - Save The Children Fund(22/5/97)
- For fifty years since the first branch was established in Christchurch,
Zealand, volunteers have worked tirelessly to raise funds to help children
in need around the world.
Issue 16 - After
- I've been made redundant, a statement
often heard in New Zealand in recent years. Read about the impact
of redundancy on one New Zealand family.
Issue 15 - From Trained Nuclear Killer to Peace Activist(8/5/97)
- Spreading the Word about the World Court Ruling,
this is the fifth and final article in a series about Commander Rob Green.
Issue 14 - From Trained Nuclear Killer to Peace Activist(1/5/97)
- Rob seeks for a new way to promote peace - an alternative to
the nuclear deterrent, this is the forth article in a
series about Commander Rob Green.
Issue 13 - From Trained Nuclear Killer to Peace Activist(17/4/97)
- Events following the
murder of Hilda Murrell, this is the third article in a
series about Commander Rob Green.
Issue 12 - From Trained Nuclear Killer to Peace Activist(10/4/97)
- Trident: A Cuckoo in the Naval Nest, this is
the second article in a series about Commander Rob Green.
Issue 11 - From Trained Nuclear Killer to Peace Activist(3/4/97)
- This is the first of five articles about Commander
Rob Green's transition from trained nuclear killer
and to a leading international peace activist.
Issue 10 - Exporting NZ reading methods(27/3/97)
- Literacy is one gateway to independence and escaping the poverty trap.
A New Zealander, Emeritus Professor Warwick Elley, takes to new countries
New Zealand methods of combating illiteracy.
Issue 9 - Parents Centre Innovations(13/3/97)
- Do you work in a Family Friendly Workplace? Is the community
where you live supportive of whole families? Parents Centre New Zealand is
working to make changes towards Family Friendly Communities.
Issue 8 - Starting Small Businesses(27/2/97)
- There's no job for me at present.
I'd love to be self-employed but I don't know enough to start a business.
I haven't enough confidence.
Issue 7 - Taiwanese Society volunteering(20/2/97)
- Giving to New Zealand - a new
initiative by Taiwanese immigrants.
Issue 6 - Rebuilding a shattered life(13/2/97)
- What do you do when your life falls apart - give in or find a new path?
Issue 5 - NZ Ski Lodge Management(7/2/97)
- From sheep and school children to
a tourist lodge in one leap.
Issue 4 - Fulfilling retirement(30/1/97)
- Creating a skills fund for a 'rich' retirement.
Issue 3 - From Sarajevo to New Zealand(16/1/97)
- Ahmed Kafedzic is no stranger to dramatic change -
from success and wealth to the horrors of the siege
of Sarajevo and then to being a refugee in Christchurch,
Issue 2 - New schools and homestays(10/1/97) - Changing
countries has its problems - for the exchange student and the host family.
Issue 1 - Triumphing over reading problems(19/12/96)
- About a woman who was a late
reader. Some change is like a miracle. Lynne's story can give others new