Rebecca Macfie

Rebecca Macfie is a senior staff writer for the New Zealand Listener.
Rebecca Macfie

(@rebeccamacfie) Rebecca Macfie joined the Listener in 2007 as the magazine’s South Island writer. Since starting out in journalism in 1988 she has written for the Christchurch Star, The Press, National Business Review, Independent Business Weekly, North & South, Unlimited magazine and the NZ Herald. She lives in Christchurch, where the strange and broken has become normal. She and her husband have two children who are now more or less grown-ups.


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69813 2017-03-27 00:00:00Z The new age of fire: Why infernos like Port Hills could become more common
69249 2017-03-16 11:29:00Z Painful lessons we must take from Australia's bushfires
67766 2017-02-20 00:00:00Z The Divided States: Why President Trump's supporters still have faith
67724 2017-02-16 17:31:29Z Pike River families lose appeal
66506 2017-01-28 00:00:00Z Are there any clever solutions to New Zealand's tourist boom?
66485 2017-01-25 10:11:10Z Enfranchised, but disenchanted: How first-time voters dealt with Trump
66228 2017-01-21 09:55:38Z Trump's America: 'Anyone who is not white American is gonna take a hit'
66156 2017-01-19 09:13:26Z Notes from the Divided States of America
65698 2017-01-10 11:51:37Z Hostilities renew between pro- and anti-irrigation lobbies in Mackenzie Basin
64734 2016-12-15 10:26:20Z Save Our Species: Why nature in NZ needs tech help
64022 2016-12-05 12:10:42Z The natural born killers lurking in our forests
63488 2016-11-25 16:33:47Z Will Donald Trump's climate change views affect other nations' global warming action?
63032 2016-11-19 14:40:26Z The ongoing pain of Pike River mine
61721 2016-10-31 00:00:00Z Rough waters at Waitaha River as environmental battle rages over hydro power scheme
61913 2016-10-07 00:00:00Z Does New Zealand need a new constitution?
9218 2016-09-15 00:00:00Z People in a Canadian town are still paying a heavy price for poor monitoring of their drinking water 16 years on
9232 2016-09-13 00:00:00Z What's in our water? The new threats to New Zealand's drinking water
9268 2016-09-09 00:00:00Z Auckland housing crisis: House of the rising sum