Meet the Western members of the Kim Jong Il fan club. TIME, January 24, 2012.
Nauru and Abkhazia: One is a destitute microstate marooned in the South Pacific, the other is a disputed former Soviet republic 13,000km away, so why are they so keen to be friends? The Independent, February 14, 2012.
‘My home town has been devastated’: returning to Christchurch in the aftermath of the city’s deadly February earthquake. Cover story of the Viewspaper section of The Independent, February 25, 2011. News reports on the disaster here and here.
Conflicting interests?: an investigation into the influence of an academic closely affiliated with a New Zealand sex abuse cult into policy changes cutting government support to victims of sex crimes. Sunday Star-Times, August 29, 2010. Parts two and three here. News story here. Highly commended: best investigation, Canon Media Awards 2011.
Peace amid the ruins: revisiting Banda Aceh, Indonesia, five years on from the Indian Ocean tsunami which devastated the city. The Sydney Morning Herald, December 26, 2009.
Mecca redevelopment sparks heritage concerns. ‘Inside the Middle East’, CNN.com, February 7, 2013.
Activist: Egypt’s leaders label female protestors ‘prostitutes’. ‘Inside the Middle East’, CNN.com. November 25, 2011.
Rabbi takes on Wikileaks after secret talks with Iran are exposed. The Independent, September 10, 2011.
Our time has come: a report on New Zealand’s plans to leverage its time zone to become an international financial services hub. Monocle, Issue 34, May 2010.
Benjamin Lasnier: Tween Instagram celebrity, now with a record contract. The Guardian, March 18, 2013.