Written By: - Date published: 7:32 am, December 24th, 2017 - 82 comments
Why the concept of christmas is a good thing.
Written By: - Date published: 8:30 am, December 25th, 2016 - 12 comments
Advantage muses on the meaning of Christmas and how our response to it says a lot about who we are.
Written By: - Date published: 6:10 am, December 23rd, 2016 - 107 comments
Alicia Sudden reflects on Christmas at The Briefing Papers: “Yet this brief annual window excludes the elephant in the room: that this poverty is a consequence of our welfare system failing to provide the support it was intended to.”
Written By: - Date published: 6:55 am, December 20th, 2016 - 6 comments
Auckland City Mission is calling for donations to meet Christmas demand. You can donate here.
Written By: - Date published: 7:22 am, December 24th, 2013 - 11 comments
Some suggestions on ethical gifts and what you can do to get away from the consumerism of the current Christmas and celebrate it in a meaningful way. Merry Christmas to one and all and may you and your families enjoy your time together and may your christmas celebrations go light on the planet yet improve the plight of humanity.
Written By: - Date published: 4:16 pm, December 13th, 2012 - 43 comments
Grant Robertson in the Christmas adjournment speeches yesterday gave a great list of National’s terrible 2012 gifts to Aotearoa. For the twelfth day of Christmas National’s gift to Kiwi folk, twelve Hekia stuff-ups, eleven diplomats a leaking, ten cronies conspiring, nine paper boys crying, eight leaks of personal details, 7.3% unemployment, six ACC casualties, five […]
Written By: - Date published: 2:23 pm, December 18th, 2010 - 5 comments
Perhaps, like me, you have left your Christmas shopping to the last minute. Fear not – help is at hand! Here’s a roundup of some real gifts that you might give this Christmas.
Written By: - Date published: 9:30 am, December 6th, 2009 - 4 comments
Got too much stuff? Know people with too much stuff? Do something different for your friends and family this Christmas. Instead of giving them a gift, give a gift in their name. Give a goat. Or a water pump. Or a pair of sandals. Or medical help. Or any one of a huge range of […]