"I was just totally shocked. I found out just on Christmas."
Students brave homophobia: "I was probably 14 or 15, finding it hard to get out of bed. I think I knew that I was gay – it's a little complicated."
Outgoing PPTA president Angela Roberts recalls dealing with the fallout of Novopay on her first day.
Andrew Little has turned his back on the New Plymouth electorate but another former union boss could fill the spot.
Educator and conservationist Bob Stothart.