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Kia ora, and warm greetings from Aotearoa, New Zealand.  I've got lots to share. I hope you find something amongst it all that's interesting, thought provoking or inspiring.

(In the meantime, thanks for your patience while this website is under construction).

 

Ngā mihi/ regards,                      

Catherine                   

16 Feb 2020

Our wetlands are in a critical state. People have witnessed alarming anomalous decreases in residential bore water levels, and are now being forced to restrict their water use as never before.  Meanwhile, industrial horticultural, agricultural and other operators are s...

7 Sep 2019

 (Credit: RNZ, "Banksy possible artist of mural found at climate activists' London base").

With the critical need to raise awareness and cause meaningful change on important issues (like climate crisis), the discussion often arises about what constitutes effective and a...

30 Jun 2019

On June 27, Whangārei residents (led by local group Extinction Rebellion) were the latest to publicly address a meeting of their District Council and make an impassioned call to declare a climate emergency.

Affected citizens are optimistic that in the near future their...

16 Jun 2019

Last Thursday, members of the Labour Party’s Māori Caucus held a public consultation meeting on the Government’s celebrated Wellbeing Budget (hosted by Te Puawaitanga marae, Otangarei).

I arrived with much anticipation, hoping to hear from our elected representatives ab...

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