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‘I miss her every day’: Olivia Podmore’s mother reveals void left by daughter’s death and issues with Cycling NZ

There are too many things missing for Nienke Podmore when she thinks about the timeline of her daughter Olivia’s life. Warning signs, support, accountability. “It’s just awful, I miss her every day and everything about her,” Podmore says, sitting in her Christchurch home with partner Chris Middleton. The pair are still waiting for a phone […]


Author Olivia Pierson labels Nanaia Mahuta’s moko ‘ugly, uncivilised’, Mighty Ape pulls books

An author has had her books pulled by Mighty Ape after comments she made on Twitter about new Foreign Affairs Minister Nanaia Mahuta Mighty Ape NZ confirmed to the world on Twitter that they had made Olivia Pierson’s books unavailable, after her comments on social media. Pierson said Jacinda Ardern had gone “full wokelette on […]