Articles Categorized: Our people

Like a cat in sheep’s clothing

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SETTLING in to my new cottage in Ohiwa, surrounded by beautiful bush, I was not expecting a visitor early on a Sunday morning. Waking, bleary-eyed, to…

You can think big

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FORMER Opotiki woman Sharon Scott may be a corporate high-flyer in the big smoke these days – but she is also passionate about giving back to…

Habits and knack

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HELPING Jo Seagar test and prepare dishes, or writing regular column Wonderful Ways with Vinegar; co-ordinating and presenting to Parliament, a state of the sector…

Shave and run for mum

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AWAKERI School teacher Naomi Courtney-Tennent does a double take when she walks past the mirror and sees her bald reflection. On the last day of the…

Giant cyst goes global

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KEAHNEE Tioke’s giant cyst may be long gone, but her story lives on. The former Opotiki kiwifruit worker has hit national and international headlines in the…

Rugby helps bridge continents

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Trident High School’s connection with a high school in Seattle, Washington has brought Damian Courtright across the Pacific to improve his rugby skills. His family…