Survivor: New Zealand

By Ruth Laugesen In Lifestyle

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Lead singer and songwriter for band Opshop, Jason Kerrison is not entirely sure whether the catastrophists are right in thinking a cataclysm will strike as soon as December 21, 2012 – the date the current 5125-year cycle on the Mayan calendar ends, signalling the end of one age and the beginning of another. Kerrison is one end of the spectrum of a small but thriving strand in New Zealand society: people who want to be less reliant on modern industrial society and do more to provide for themselves. They encompass the frugal, the independent, the back-to-the land geeks and those who want to ride out whatever dark surprises the future could bring. ...

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