Ahhhh New Zealand. The land of the long white cloud that most young people around the world dream about. With its volcanoes, amazing landscapes and culture, and millions of sheep.
Who wouldn’t want to live here?
In the middle of June 2019, I found myself in the hospital. Less than five hours later, delirious and weak, I performed as King Arthur in Monty Python’s Spamalot, the lead role. I found myself wondering “why do I do this to myself? How did I allow myself to get to this point?”.
There are around 1.4 million trillion microplastics littering in our oceans today – and this number is continuing to grow with an estimated 6.4 million tons per year. However, it’s not all bad news, PARIS HENDERSON explains that there are a few things we as citizens can do to minimize the damage of microfibers.
The Associate Minister of Education was challenged on the first official day of Youth Parliament 2019 by Youth MP Xavier Turner on the issue of Maori history and the NZ educational curriculum. This issue has come up again and again at Youth Parliament and we have to wonder what is really going on. Our Youth MPs are calling out for something to change and they are yet to be heard.