Browsing: A Different Light
Read about Jonny's road trip to the wild West Coast as published in the Northern Advocate, 48 Hours, Saturday 21st January 2017. More Information
Jonny's summing up of 2016 - Northern Advocate, Saturday 24th December.
I found solace in the vege garden and haven’t stopped my obsessing over growing the prefect tomato. More Information
Jonny's last column for 2016:
People at the premier seemed genuinely riveted apart from the periodic interruptions of my mokopuna who kept calling out ‘Poppa, Poppa’ when she spotted me, but hey, she was genuine.
Sometimes I think the disability movement in Aotearoa is progressing at a glacial pace…It is successes like Te Kopa’s and Aroha’s that give me solace. Jonny's latest A Different Light column - The Northern Advocate, 48 Hours 26th November 2016. More Information
A Different Light - Jonny's latest hobby chronicled in the 48 Hours/My Word section of Saturday's Northern Advocate More Information
“I am disappointed that so little new blood got into our local ruling bodies this time round.”
Jonny's latest column published in the Northern Advocate's 48 Hours on Saturday 29th October 2016.
'I love the concept of manaakitanga. The art of respecting every individual's mana, and the mana of giving great service.'
See below to the link to the online version in the Northern Advocate, Saturday 20th August, 2016. More Information
Cold hard truths: Snuffling and honking, whinging and crying, leaving a trail of tissues in your wake.
Read Jonny's column - A Different Light as published in the Northern Advocate 48 hours, 6th August 2016 More Information
The ‘Para’ in paralympics, I stupidly thought stood for ‘paraplegics’. Well, duh, it stands for ‘parallel’. More Information
Jonny's latest column - read about disability in the UK and how well the media covers disability issues with a “Disability Issues reporter” on prime time TV. More Information
Jonny's latest Northern Advocate column:
When one goes travelling, the most common way of taking in the sight and vibe of a new place is by walking. However, when your average walking speed is about 0.3km/h and your range is about 100m, it’s more ‘still life’ than a walk in the park. More Information
The New Zealand Disability Strategy is currently under review and Tiaho Trust is proud to announce that Jonny Wilkinson has been appointed to the review committee. More Information
The last NZ Disability Strategy was high on aspiration and low on implementation, help make the new strategy high on both. More Information
I had a conversation about
Marcus Lush who told me that
climb trees. I was horrified. More Information
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Transport in a rural area such as the Far North is an issue for a lot of people. More Information