Category Archives: Opinion

Report on Eleanor Catton in Hokitika

Eleanor Catton, author of the Man Booker Prize winning novel, The Luminaries, appeared  in Hokitika on Thursday 13 March for a special one-off event. A long time West Coast supporter and former Greymouth High School teacher, Susan Battye  of Drama … Continue reading

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Book Review: Drama Cuts and Drama Cuts Teacher’s Resource Book.

 (Putney., Australia: Phoenix Education, 2010) ISBN 978 1 921586 27 9     Edited by Susan Battye.    ISBN 978 1 921586 30 9  Written by Susan Battye By David O’Donnell: Victoria University of Wellington On a rainy winter’s afternoon in 2006 I attended … Continue reading

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Save the School Journal

A campaign has been launched to Save the School Journal. This is worth supporting. Why? Simply because many of our leading writers cut their teeth on writing for the School Journal. The School Journal has been the cornerstone of Primary … Continue reading

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