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Posted on 13 December 2017 | 5:08 am
Ashes: Toiling Alastair Cook fills me with
The TimesAshes: Toiling Alastair Cook fills me with anxiety and admirationThe TimesIn his book on the 1978-79 Ashes tour, Mike Brearley describes watching Geoffrey Boycott batting in a Test match at the Waca, Perth. He recounts how he was overcome by a “wave of admiration for my partner, wiry, slight, dedicated, a lonely man doing a ...and more »
Posted on 12 December 2017 | 9:07 am
As republic debate reignites, what would it
Stuff.co.nzAs republic debate reignites, what would it take for NZ to go it alone?Stuff.co.nzMonarchy New Zealand's Palmer has some serious concerns about what shifting to a republic would mean. "Any time you are trying to propose a change, particularly something as serious as a fundamental constitutional change... questions have to be asked ...
Posted on 11 December 2017 | 10:46 pm
Politician of year - and one of four decades
Otago Daily TimesPolitician of year - and one of four decadesOtago Daily TimesSir Geoffrey Palmer balanced Friedmanism with truth-and-reconciliation with iwi which then morphed into biculturalism, that 1984-90 Labour government's biggest legacy. Jim Bolger's legacy is to have faced down his Cabinet and party and kept that Treaty ...and more »
Posted on 11 December 2017 | 9:02 am
'Not as frank and free as we thought' -
'Not as frank and free as we thought'NewsroomThat perhaps is one of the reasons why Sir Geoffrey Palmer and Andrew Butler want to include a section on the role, duties and obligations of public servants in a Constitution for Aotearoa/New Zealand. And we should note in passing that the provision ...and more »
Posted on 10 December 2017 | 10:00 am
Sir Geoffrey Palmer: Powerful statement
Surrounded by mountains of thick green bush and magnificent seascapes Hiroshima today does not look like a place visited by a nuclear disaster. It is a modern, attractive city of more than 1.2 million people. During an official visit to Japan in 1987 ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 8:56 am
Butterflies & The Royal actress Wendy
"Ben and the boys send their love," she said. "And I've left them a casserole in the oven." That was a reference to her screen husband, played by Geoffrey Palmer, and her sons, one of whom, Nicholas Lyndhurst, went on to find further fame as Rodney in Only ...
Posted on 19 August 2015 | 4:55 pm
Unlocking Maori identity: keeping New
Geoffrey Palmer, then justice minister in a Labour government, welcomed many of the report’s suggestions but remained “totally opposed to the setting up of a separate legal system for Māori”, saying, “equality under the law is the greatest ...
Posted on 17 August 2015 | 12:26 pm
Controversial Developer Geoffrey Palmer Is
Controversial developer Geoffrey Palmer is back with a new development that is even bigger than any of his previous ones. Geoffrey Palmer couldn't be deterred by the massive blaze that took out part of his Da Vinci project in December, and now he's ...
Posted on 10 June 2015 | 8:50 am
Geoffrey Palmer seen as both downtown L.A.
Before rows of trendy restaurants and luxury residential towers became common in downtown Los Angeles, developer Geoffrey H. Palmer had a vision for some of the city center's more neglected corners. Over the last 15 years, he built a series of fortress ...
Posted on 9 December 2014 | 4:00 pm