Letters 22 December 2012

In Letters

Print Share
13th December, 2012
STUFF AND NONSENSE I heard preschoolers being interviewed by Radio New Zealand about their Christmas wish lists; iPads, etc, were very popular. Cute? Maybe. In reality, it’s scarily depressing. Encouraging our kids to be self-centred little consumers isn’t going to help the planet. When I was teaching, I eschewed the boringly predictable end-of-year essay topic of “What do you want for Christmas?” and opted for “What will you do for someone?” It would be wonderful to have our children feeling just as excited about, for example, giving to other children, such as those in Haiti ...

NZ Listener print only subscriptions & digital only subscriptions

NZ Listener subscriptions;

Print subscriptions: To receive the NZ Listener in your mailbox each week click here.

Digital subscriptions: We now have the NZ Listener weekly edition as a digital reader version via the Zinio digital platform – read the latest edition on your computer or via the Zinio app on your tablet.  To find our more click here.

Archive content: If you’re interested in accessing archive content, please contact our NZ Listener helpdesk contact us.  We endeavor to get back to you within 5 working days.

Locked content: If you have an archive content login, please login to view and unlock content, for more information regarding locked content please read our NZ Listener FAQ’s

Any queries regarding access please contact our NZ Listener helpdesk contact us.

Switch to our mobile site