Ranfurly Shield back home

There were happy scenes at New Plymouth Airport on Sunday morning, September 20, when the Taranaki rugby team stepped off the plane from Christchurch carrying the country’s most precious provincial trophy, the Ranfurly Shield.

Euthanasia not as simple as yes or no

The upcoming General Election vote on euthanasia is a very personal choice – but here are some thoughts on what might decide if for you.

Stuff/Daily News column for September 19, 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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Jim Tucker Media

Jim TuckerThis is the JimTuckerMedia website.

On here you’ll find examples of my work as a journalist over the past few years, including newspaper columns, articles, books, photographs, book editing, videos, commentary, media communications, and reviews.

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

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