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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                   

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...

15 Jan 2019

SLAVE LANGUAGE EMBEDDED IN TRADE DEALS

A recent Truthout article, titled “Free Trade” Is Today’s Imperialism by the 1 Percent" (13 January 2019), rightly provokes us to consider that so-called 'free trade' deals should be called "Free (for the Global North) Trade deals"...

18 Nov 2018

I was talking about the newly formed Extinction Rebellion campaign last night with a colleague.  We got to discussing how Aotearoa/ New Zealand citizens need to urgently join that movement, including pressuring NGOs to join with us - including iwi (Māori peoples' autho...

18 Oct 2018

Appreciation for the good intentions of the rich and influential. But Elon Musk's latest move is yet another example of how their ignorance will none the less still accelerate humanity's demise. Why?

Musk's proposition is to remedy complex problems (e.g. unprecedented c...

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