Monthly Archives: September 2011

Keeping it clean

Keeping it clean   by J.R.Kuwanski   The phrase ‘keeping it clean’ seems to have etched its way into the modern dialect. Its use and scope is considerable and is often taken to represent a grander function, a life mantra … Continue reading

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Rich New Zealanders become 20% richer

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/politics/news/article.cfm?c_id=280&objectid=10741536 The richest 150 New Zealanders today exclaimed their disgust that they had only become 20 per cent more obscenely rich in the last year and not 100 per cent grotesquely opulent. In a time of economic recession and public … Continue reading

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The End of the New Zealand Dream

The End of the New Zealand Dream by J.R. Kuwanski Since arriving back in my homeland of New Zealand I have felt a pressure to analyze my feelings towards this awkward South Pacific atoll. Apart from the inane observations (that … Continue reading

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The Way of the Battler

The Way of the Battler by J.R. Kuwanski Since the inception of the Labour government’s 1999 campaign, the notion of the ‘kiwi battler’ has been ever present in New Zealand society. In its original use the term referred to ‘every-day-hard-working-New-Zealanders’. … Continue reading

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