Light and shade
“I can see gang members in the police cells, and it’s never really a problem as long as you treat everyone with respect."Dr Tom James
Like many others before him, GP Tom James came to Gisborne for “blue skies, sunshine, beaches and lifestyle factors”.
That was in 1994, and he has been here ever since. But as a police medical officer, Dr James gets to see another side of Gisborne life, existing just beneath the postcard image.
It’s light and shade, he says.
“But I think a community that hasn’t got a dark surface is one that you don’t know very well.” Read the full article.
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