They share a love of words, and now Wellington poets Jenny Bornholdt and Gregory O’Brien have shared the stage at today’s honours investiture ceremony in Wellington. The couple officially became members of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to poetry and the arts at Government House
Water, not oil, is the most precious fluid in our lives, the substance from which all life on the earth has sprung and continues to depend. If we run short of oil and other fossil fuels, we can use alternative energy sources
In a tragic place scented by tropical blooms, it was the simplest of gestures. On Nov
If there was any question of whether Sarah Palin’s star-appeal translated overseas, the standing-room only crowd when she took the stage Saturday night in New Delhi provided an answer.
Writing in his will in 1895, Alfred Nobel designated who should determine the winners of the annual prizes which he intended to be established after his death. Since its inception in 1901, the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize has been chosen, in accordance with Nobel’s wishes, by a five-member committee of lawmakers elected by the Norwegian parliament, the Storting, and assisted by specially-appointed expert advisers
Lawyers for Myanmar’s pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi appealed her 18-month house arrest to the high court Friday, while the nation’s ruling junta granted amnesty to thousands of other prisoners.
Nobel laureate Norman E.