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Meet Tusiata Avia, Winner of the Poetry Prize 2021

A significant category prize in the national Book Awards was granted to a Pacific woman for the first time on Wednesday. Prominent New Zealand journalist John Campbell said it’s outrageous there haven’t been more Pacifica women in the awards line-up in the past. He also said it’s staggering that nobody has painted James Cook in …

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Their lovemaking is a true feat of multitasking – Aotearoa/New Zealand’s shy but crucial native earthworm

Spotting an outsized earthworm slithering over my patio ignited my instant interest in this critter, its origins and its life. To my surprise, I forgot about my breakfast. I felt a biological hunger instead. Darwin, here I come. At the time of this exclamation, I did not know Charles Darwin actually wrote an entire book …