Articles By: Sven Carlsson

Grief as a life theme

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NIGEL Reed has just come back to Opotiki from Germany after visiting his father’s grave. Like his father, Nigel was once a soldier. He used…

Pay the piper on the way out

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IF every person who departs could leave a little something for the hospice, then the work for the organisation that supports people in their journey…

Torere nuts on Country Calendar

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A TORERE macadamia orchard will feature on the television programme Country Calendar this weekend. Called “Hard Nut to Crack”, the show looks at the emerging…

Traps help save headland environment

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A COMMUNITY initiative formed to combat the disease and devastation created by predators is making great strides forward. Ohiwa Headland Sanctuary Trust chairman Andrew Glaser…

Slip hits weakened road system

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OPOTIKI transport operator Robert Monk is taking a philosophical approach to the closure of State Highway 2 through the Waioeka Gorge following a large slip…