Heather Mackenzie

AuthorHeather Mackenzie

Heather Mackenzie is a freelance writer and has previously worked as a communications specialist for Land Information New Zealand and the Ministry for the Environment (Climate Change Team). She has a Masters in Creative Writing from the International Institute of Modern Letters.

Enriching The Kiwi Diet with Plant-based Protein

Sheep and beef farmers Dan and Jacqui Cottrell are diversifying the protein portfolio of their Taihape farm, becoming the first New Zealanders to commercially grow the on-trend plant protein quinoa. Bolivia and Peru are the main global exporters of quinoa, producing more than 80% of the world’s crop, however growing demand over the last ten years has encouraged a massive expansion in the number...

Filling the Void

John Key’s recent retirement from politics spurred many conversations regarding his legacy. Many have suggested it is, most glaringly, Auckland’s housing crisis, an issue he has said he regrets not acting on sooner. Others have suggested it goes far wider and amounts to “a backlog of neglect and deferred decisions”. Not least of these deferments has been this government’s near total inertia in...

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