Weather, whether we like it or not

Wild weather in Taranaki. Stuff image

People living in Taranaki must be fed up with TVNZ’s nightly forecast for the province – it’s based on New Plymouth, which has very different weather from other Taranaki places like Hawera, Stratford, Inglewood and Opunake.

Stuff/Daily News column for November 28, 2020


The lakes at Pukekura Park – New Plymouth’s most prized tourist attraction – have looked decidedly murky over the past few years. NP District Council is spending $2.4m to dredge them clean. This video shows how it’s being done.

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Writing guide


See my latest book – The Writing Style Guide – which is free to anyone interested. Download the pdf for free here:  Style Guide Tucker-Potter 2018

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An odd headline that appeared in the Sunday Star-Times in 2020:

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