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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,                      


21 Jul 2018

Ever grateful for Greenpeace Aotearoa.

Of the many points of interest in Russel Norman’s and Sara Howell’s recent video update is mention of the iwi chairs’ support.  In my view, the iwi chairs is a microcosm in relation to the macro New Zealand government situation,...

3 Jul 2018

In posting my support for Greenpeace’s latest environmental defense action (to halt dairy conversion in the Mackenzie country), I reflected this morning on the urgent need to revive a culture in society that celebrates our environmental and social justice defenders.


4 Jan 2018

An adapted version of a conversation I just had with a climate crisis policy colleague of mine:

There was this scene in The Matrix (my all-time favourite movie, due in part to ancient empowering philosophical messages deliberately built into the storyline) where the Ora...

1 Dec 2017

Above: Catherine's power-point slide for her presentation to the E-Mission Possible Roundtable.

On 29 November 2017, the first “E-Mission Possible” half day Roundtable was held in Wellington.

Hosted by Motu NZ in collaboration with the New Zealand Productivity Commissio...

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