Gem Wilder

Gem Wilder is a writer, mother, DJ, dancer, and arts lover. She grew up in Lower Hutt in the 80s & 90s, where not much had changed since the infamous Mazengarb Report days.

Society
Mar 21, 2019

Can we fill the void left by Wellington Central Library?

The sudden closure of Wellington's Central Library was a shock to residents in the capital. Gem Wilder reflects on her love for the library and her hopes for its future.

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Parents
Mar 1, 2018

The word I wish I could take back

If there was one word you wish you could take back in your parenting, what would it be? Gem Wilder questions the language of motherhood and the way we talk to our children.

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Parents
Aug 4, 2017

3 things you could ask a woman instead of 'Are you planning on having children?'

Sometimes people (men) are a bit simple. They need help to talk to other people in a way that isn't shitty and awful. Gem Wilder has provided this easy guide to not being a urine-soaked bag of burnt popcorn.

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