Anzac Day

By PHILIP CHANDLER A Queenstowner's based a kids' book around daily displays of teddy bears during the Covid-19 lockdown. Placing teddy bears in windows became a New Zealand lockdown tradition aimed at cheering up children. John Cushen, 70, says his windows couldn't...
By HUGH COLLINS For the first time in its 36-year history, the Akarua Arrowtown Autumn Festival's been forced to cancel. The decision's come on the back of recent government directives to cancel mass gatherings of more than 500. Festival coordinator Carole Watts...
OPINION: Anzac Day is always the time to reflect on the futility of war, particularly the full-scale versions like those that engulfed the world last century. We get a daily clinical dose of war beamed into our living rooms from...
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