Author Archives: Jim Tucker

About Jim Tucker

Supposed to be retired, after quitting journalism teaching in 2013 (after 25 years, preceded by 22 years as a newspaper journalist and editor), but find myself busier than ever with various book projects, advising law firms, and writing articles for magazines like North & South and Live.

Pukekura Park in AUTUMN

Jim Tucker’s latest photo essay on New Plymouth’s Pukekura Park, a collection of stills showing the park at its most colourful, when everything turns yellow and red.

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Pukekura Park in AUTUMN

Jim Tucker’s latest photo essay on New Plymouth’s Pukekura Park, a collection of stills showing the park at its most colourful, when everything turns yellow and red.

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A European’s envy at Covid-cool NZ

In more-or-less continuous Covid-19 lockdown for nearly a year, Sabrina Dankel – a young German woman with close ties to New Zealand – explains why she and others in Europe view Aotearoa with envy. Read her story of Covid conniptions.

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End of a 140-year-old life

A bunch of brave fellers lop the top off one of the last old pine trees at Pukekura Park in New Plymouth. Once one of dozens, this 140-year-old specimen used to towered above the band rotunda at the bottom end … Continue reading

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MY WORK

A number of people wrote to wish me well after my final newspaper/Stuff column appeared on Jan 9, 2021. Here’s what they had to say. Continue reading

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Writing guide

WRITING STYLE GUIDE The Writing Style Guide is free to anyone interested. Download the pdf here:  Style Guide Tucker-Potter 2018

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Jim Tucker Media

Jim Tucker has been a journalist for half a century. See some of his latest work here. Continue reading

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