We really don’t know how lucky we are

We don’t know how lucky we are. Well, I didn’t anyway. Oh, I thought I did. But there is nothing like a month in a developing nation to challenge that notion.

I’ve been in the Solomon Islands since September 11, my very own 9/11 reality check.

I’m volunteering with NZ’s VSA (Volunteer Service Abroad), working in a small media company in Honiara.

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Forum future hinges on red button

Tamahere Forum has teamed with journalism support platform PressPatron in a bid to ensure the community website’s long term future.

PressPatron, an entrepreneurial venture designed to support the future of journalism, allows reader-supporters to make contributions to their favourite journalism websites in a few simple steps.

Tamahere Forum founder Philippa Stevenson, an award-winning journalist, has edited the local news website largely voluntarily for nine years.

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