Celebrity

Jemaine as Boris The Animal in Men in Black 3.

It's good to be creative

By Amanda Hanan 29 April, 2012

[g1_row type=”default” color=”none” background_repeat=”repeat” background_position=”center top” background_attachment=”static” background_scroll=”none” padding_bottom=”3rem” padding_top=”4.5rem”] [g1_1of1] Jemaine Clement is not just famous in New Zealand. First, the duo Flight of the Conchords struck a note…

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Cook up your dream

By Elizabeth Brown 22 October, 2010

Just two days after he left his job as deputy principal and teacher at Christchurch’s Branston Intermediate, Brett McGregor was missing his class. New Zealand’s first Masterchef winner has made…

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Boy

By Kirstin Marcon 19 July, 2010

Boy is the top-grossing New Zealand film of all time, the lightning in a bottle that is both a unique cinematic vision and a commercially successful movie. In June it…

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Look out for the kids who are different

By Jane Blaikie 19 July, 2010

I was a shy little thing at school – a fact of which I am yet to be successful in convincing anyone these days – but it’s true. I was…

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Joy Cowley would have been discouraged by National Standards

By EA Staff 18 July, 2010

[g1_quote author_name=”Joy Cowley (Autobiographical notes, 2010, para 2)” align=”center” size=”l” style=”solid” template=”01″] In the early years at school, I was a slow and struggling student and I could have added…

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"I would have been declared a bit of a loser" Margaret Mahy

By Jane Blaikie 14 April, 2010

“I think you have to be very careful – partly because of my own experience as a child. When I was in primary school I was sometimes in very low…

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