Volume 08

on generational give and take

GEN X, LEADERSHIP, AND THE CRISIS OF INSTITUTIONS

Dr Jonathan Cole

As generational leadership changes take place across the world, Dr Jonathan Cole reflects on the role that Gen X must play to rebuild trust in the institutions ...

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INTERGENERATIONAL POLITICS

Maryanne Spurdle

As told to Maryanne Spurdle What have you learnt from past generations? What do you hope to pass on? What has shaped you? Four politicians reflect.

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FAMILIES, SCHOOLS, CONFLICT AND STORIES

Sue Dow

Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire. – W.B. Yeats

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BURN THE BOOMERS: SWEET TOOTH AND GENERATIONAL CONFLICT

Rowan Light

‘The past is a funny thing. Sometimes we want to cling to it, sometimes we just need to let it go. But, sometimes, the past won’t let go of us.’

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BECAUSE WE ARE TOO MENNY

Tim Upperton

‘I should like everybody in the world destroyed and the world empty of people. You yourself, don’t you find it a beautiful clean thought, a world empty of ...

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ONLY A NUMBER: AGE IS NOT YOUR IDENTITY

Josie Pagani

Youth is like a summer romance—an identity with a time limit. You know from the start this exclusive club will tear up your membership the day you turn 30. I ...

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The Right Conversation

Joy Britten

Rights as a conversational currency are becoming weaker, as my generation’s ears perk up instead at compassion.

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TRUTH VERSUS CONFORMITY

Josiah Brown

Ill-informed societies make ill-informed decisions. The importance of well-functioning educational institutions is undisputed. Students are formed by what they ...

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BACK TO THE LAND

James Borrowdale

"I was basically burnt out, almost an alcoholic, pretty unhappy.” Michael Pearce, 35, was taking a break from calving to squeeze our conversation into a smal ...

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EDITORIAL – VOL 08

Jason Heale

WELCOME TO THE EIGHTH VOLUME OF FLINT & STEEL

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LIVING ACROSS GENERATIONS

'Alapasita Teu

Both my parents grew up in big families and multi-generational households. Our family was no different. Mum and Dad were never short of babysitters when work o ...

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Francis & Kaiora Tipene

TV’s favourite funeral directors Casketeers Francis and Kaiora Tipene reflect on the ties that bind.

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