50 Years Young: A History of the Young Farmer of the Year

THE COLOURFUL HISTORY OF NEW ZEALAND’S BEST-LOVED FARMING CONTEST The Young Farmer of the Year is a slice of heartland New Zealand — beloved by rural folk and city dwellers alike. As Kiwi as Hokey Pokey ice cream or watching Country Calendar on a Sunday night. Celebrating 50 years of …

Hello Darkness

‘Wry, acute and confessional but, most of all wise.’ WINNER OF BEST PERSONAL ESSAY, VOYAGER MEDIA AWARDS 2018 In late 2017, acclaimed writer Peter Wells was rushed into hospital with aggressive prostate cancer. He began a year of chemotherapy, radiation and hormone treatment. Grappling with the ‘new normal’ of living …

One Man’s Climb: A Journey of Trauma, Tragedy and Triumph on K2

MEDIA RELEASE “One Man’s Climb is a remarkably honest and transparent account of the challenges, both externally and internally, that anyone who dares to take it on experiences. I congratulate Adrian for this fascinating read, for attempting K2 and for becoming one of only a tiny handful of Britons who …

Biggest ever National Poetry Day supported by award-winning Kiwi poets

Phantom Billstickers National Poetry Day #NZPoetryDay announces its largest ever celebration of poetry today, with more than 130 events programmed to take place around New Zealand. Held annually on the fourth Friday in August, National Poetry Day sees award-winning poets join poetry enthusiasts from all over the country in a …