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Govt’s love of the aged is going to have a bad ending

While the NZ Government is showing due concern for the welfare of the country’s aged during the Covid pandemic, something has gone wrong with its funding for those vital end-of-life places about to be overrun by dying Baby Boomers. Hospice … Continue reading

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Why we need to be wary about Govt’s three waters deal

Roadworks in Taranaki – not much progress. DN Photo During this second term of the Labour-dominated government one thing that has become apparent is its quest to gain central control over more of the country’s basic functions. We’ve got all … Continue reading

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Tributes to Rob Tucker – photo-journalist

My brother, Rob Tucker, has been a photo-journalist for 56 years. Last week, his work was recognised by New Plymouth District Council and the Taranaki Rugby Football Union. See how in this video, and then watch the other one to … Continue reading

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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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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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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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