Education: Breaking the bullying cycle

Education: Breaking the bullying cycle

    “You can’t sit with us,” yells the bois­ter­ous young child, “you’re stu­pid!” He throws a hand­ful of bark at the dejec­ted class­mate, and the oth­er chil­dren around all start to laugh. The small child walks over to the fur­thest bench and sits, eat­ing his lunch alone.   Wheth­er they had been called names or […]

Capital Questions with Therese Featherston

Capital Questions with Therese Featherston

Ther­ese Featherston’s sci­ence jour­ney star­ted when she took on a pro­ject at the Gil­lies McIn­doe Research Insti­tute as part of her IB (Inter­na­tion­al Bac­ca­laur­eate) Dip­loma while study­ing at Thorndon’s Queen Mar­garet Col­lege. The pro­ject led to her enter­ing a sci­ence fair, which took Ther­ese some­where she had nev­er expec­ted: Real­ise the Dream (the Nation­al School […]

Education: Breaking the bullying cycle

Education: Breaking the bullying cycle

You can’t sit with us,” yells the bois­ter­ous young child, “you’re stu­pid!” He throws a hand­ful of bark at the dejec­ted class­mate, and the oth­er chil­dren around all start to laugh. The small child walks over to the fur­thest bench and sits, eat­ing his lunch alone. Wheth­er they had been called names or been hurt by […]

A place to call home

A place to call home

Nor­rie Powers has lived in social hous­ing for the past six years, and moved into the newly ren­ov­ated Cent­ral Park Apart­ments in Brook­lyn two years ago. “Long story short, buy­ing a home for the kids mixed with a few oth­er life decisions meant I ended up here,” Nor­rie tells us with a chuckle. He sits in […]

Artistic haven

Artistic haven

Way up in the hills of Karori, with pan­or­amic views of Wel­ling­ton, sits the home of New Zea­l­and artist Jane Hyder and her hus­band Andrew. With some artist­ic renov­at­ing, dec­or­at­ing and land­scap­ing, the own­ers have cre­ated a slice of Italy, right here in Wel­ling­ton. Fish­Head vis­ited Jane’s home on a typ­ic­ally dull Wel­ling­ton day, but […]

Capital Questions with Hayden Frost

Capital Questions with Hayden Frost

For many, act­ing is only a pipe dream, but for Hay­den Frost this was nev­er the case. “I always thought of act­ing as some­thing I would do because I had to, because it is what I do. If I am not act­ing I feel like some­thing is miss­ing from my day-to-day life.” It was early […]

Cuba Street

Cuba Street

Sum­mer is upon us, which means longer even­ings, days at the beach and sum­mer fash­ion! Fish­Head scoped out Cuba Street, look­ing for fash­ion-for­ward loc­als who were ready for the heat.   About Emma Taylor­Mail | More Posts(7)