2014 marks 100 years since the beginning of WWI. In the first year of this special five-year programme, we look at the untold story of New Zealand serviceman and everyman, Melville Mirfin. Mirfin left his family behind and answered the call to go to war, but he not only survived the war, he survived the action from one end of the war to the other.
When you’re one of more than 500 towns in New Zealand, you have to come up with clever and quirky ways to stand out and show the world what you’re all about. In this issue, we celebrate the unique town icons that are scattered up and down Aotearoa, New Zealand.