P scourge gets close to home


Stuff/Daily News column for December 7, 2019 – P scourge

The hazards of methamphetamine addiction may be the worst drug problem we have ever experienced.   Image: Stuff

Facebook feedback on November 30 column about advertising in Pukekura Park:

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Wolfie and the fire engine

Wolfie fire engine

Former All Black Neil Wolfe and his wife Raewyn are the subject of a biography being assembled by Jim and Lin Tucker for publication as a book soon.

One memory recounted by Neil was about him walking down to the New Plymouth Fire Station when he was three years old and being found sitting in the driver’s seat of a fire truck. 

When Jim took the couple back to the modern-day fire station to re-enact the scene, Taranaki Daily News staff were there to record it: Daily News story Oct 11 2019

Pukekura Park photo essay

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Pukekura Park photo essay July 2019


About Jim Tucker

Supposed to be retired, after quitting journalism teaching in 2013 (after 25 years, preceded by 22 years as a newspaper journalist and editor), but find myself busier than ever with various book projects, advising law firms, and writing articles for magazines like North & South and Live.
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