Gillian Archer

Gillian Archer

Dense bush, a cold day and a logistical challenge could not keep the local emergency services and the Northland Rescue Chopper crew from rescuing Gillian Archer when she slipped and fractured her ankle on a tramping trip in June. What…

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Another Shot At Life

Lynda Tracey is a contented woman sitting in the lunchroom of her Kaitaia work place. She’s had a crack at 25 years of life that was close to being stripped away on November 17, 1988. The young Pamapuria mother woke…

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Running Towards The Try Line

In July this year in an inter-school rugby game, thirteen year old Otamatea High School student Dietrich Von Dincklage was running towards the try line as fast as he could with the rugby ball tucked firmly under his arm. “I…

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