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Much More Than Just a Job

Much More Than Just a Job

A passion for natural history led to Philip Howe’s role as Museum Director at the South Canterbury Museum, a position that has evolved over the years as the role of museums is changing worldwide.

One Hand on the Past, Eyes on the Future

One Hand on the Past, Eyes on the Future

Moving forward from the tragic and torturous incident inflicted upon the Muslim community in March 2019 is never going to be a seamless no painless task. In the name of progress, two community leaders in Christchurch have made it their mission to ensure that their congregations are defined by faith, resilience and peace.

Greening by Example

Greening by Example

Wanaka is buzzing with creative ideas and enthusiastic individuals aiming to rebrand their town as a hub for eco initiatives. Noteworthy, uncontroversial, and even slightly unconventional methods are currently being championed by local organisations and movements in order to encourage all stakeholders in Wanaka’s future to join them on the crusade to a waste-free future.

Our Capable, But Vulnerable Future

Our Capable, But Vulnerable Future

Permanent housing is becoming unobtainable, and reliable jobs are increasingly scarce. Canterbury’s youth are trying hard to safeguard their future, but in a modern context, that endeavour can sometimes consume them. However, they are not completely unguarded from these discriminate adversities. Within our community stand many inspiring individuals who are extending a hand and pointing our young people in the right direction.

Taking The Stage

Taking The Stage

Owen Black, well known in New Zealand for his talents on both the screen and the stage, never expected to become an actor. A self-confessed introvert, acting was never on his radar during his rural childhood.