This is such a fantastic article with awesome images! Added scans and transcript from Next Magazine October 2009.

She's wielding a word again and has her family under one roof...no wonder Lucy Lawless's  temporary relocation has turned into a permanent homecoming.

WHEN FACES FROM HER PAST recently gathered to greet her, Lucy Lawless knew she was right where she belonged. Home.

The realisation came in a most modest - and unexpected - fashion. The sword-wielding, butt-kicking actress had taken time out of her shooting schedule to address the Mt Albert Historical Society AGM. Lucy thought about six people would turn up; instead the hall in her Auckland home suburb was full. And when she looked at the sea of old school and family friends, she knew she was in the right place - for good.

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