Posted on Saturday, March 21, 2015
Matt Stone. The Master Chef of Sustainability.
Posted on Wednesday, August 13, 2014
One of Matt Stone’s favourite TED Talks is by Sir Ken Robinson, ‘school is killing creativity’, and so it’s not surprising that Australia’s hottest young chef has been working in the industry since he was just 15. Matt will be turning up the heat at TEDxAuckland this weekend, and armed with pioneering experience and a ...
Urzila Carlson. The accidental comedian.
Posted on Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Words: Jamie Joseph Originally from South Africa, Urzila Carlson is the accidental comedian who stepped up to the stage for the first time in 2008, and then went on to win best new comer award. At the time she was employed as a graphic designer, and the only reason she agreed to perform open mic ...
Mike Allsop, on running out of oxygen
Posted on Thursday, July 24, 2014
By Jamie Joseph I clicked the transmit button on the control column to tell the Coast Guard pilot, ‘This is it, we’re going in!’ The words never came out. Instead what emerged was a sound I had never heard before – a scream, a spine-chilling scream of death. I remember being shocked when I realised ...