War – reshaping the world: Why Anzac Day SHOULD matter to you.

I was surprised to see only one other person standing at dawn in our street today. When I asked a client at the end of last week if they were going to stand at dawn, they really couldn’t see how Anzac Day was even relevant to them. So why SHOULD we commemorate, and what has war actually done for us?

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A month in lock down – doing a whole lot of nothing!

Tomorrow Jacinda decides our fate, with New Zealand’s full lockdown ending (at the moment) next Wednesday at midnight. There is mounting pressure on the government to do more to help small businesses – and mounting unrest in the masses who are getting a bit tired of the very strict restrictions. Interesting statistic – 97% of businesses in New Zealand employ 20 or fewer staff and the government wage subsidy has so far covered 1.5 million staff wages. That is over 1/3 of the entire population of New Zealand.

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Day 19: Full lock-down continues

It surely is a worrying time for everyone all around the globe. This increasingly feels like a war, but there is an enemy that is invisible to the eye. And its stealthy, unforgiving and its hiding around the corner from each and every one of us.

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MASSIVE update.. (sorry!)

When I looked back it has been a mammoth long time since my last update, so let me take lock down time out to tell you what’s been happening here in New Zealand. To think that when I wrote my last update we couldn’t even imagine the gravity of what Covid-19 would do to our world and life as we know it.

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