Issue 3346

The homecoming

By Tim Watkin in

Issue 3346 26th Jun 2004

Witi Ihimaera, the shy East Coast boy who went out of his way to be ordinary and headed into the world running, struggling with his culture, sexuality and art, has finally written himself back to where he started - his home marae, his first books. It has been a remarkable journey.

Three hours to kill

By Denis Welch in

Issue 3346 26th Jun 2004

Two years into a jail sentence for killing his wife and daughter, Mark Lundy is still protesting his innocence. Part of the Crown case hinged on him making a suicidally fast trip home from Petone to commit the murders - yet, say supporters, how was it possible for him, if no one can replicate it? And

Faith

By Gordon Campbell in

Issue 3346 26th Jun 2004

For top playwright/comedian Jo Randerson, surviving as an artist requires a lot of faith in herself, and her own vision of Christianity.

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