Vintage New Zealand Department of Conservation Posters


Those fabulous folks over at Retronaut have another kiwi gem hidden in their archives. The other day I pointed out their fine examples of NZ flora on vintage New Zealand tourism posters, and now I’ve found the delightful collection of Department of Conservation posters. Most I remember from classroom walls when I was just a little […]

Being fair to Fonterra

Previously, I have noted with disdain, some of the activities of Fonterra that I have not found favourable. Because my Mama raised me right I thought I should give praise where praise is due. It has been announced that it will be mandatory to fence all waterways on Fonterra farms as condition of supply. Bloody […]

Becoming New Fonterraland: GE, TPPA and BS


Holstein Freisian dairy cow – there’s 4.4 million of them in New Zealand. Image from Wikipedia. This is not a diatribe against cows, as previously stated I really do like the beasties. So news is out that National seek to allow the introduction of genetically engineered organisms into New Zealand. You know New Zealand–that previous […]