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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,                      


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...

11 Jul 2018

It's heartening to see so much support for the New Zealand Nurses organisation (NZNO) announcement that it will proceed with its nurses' strike on 12 July.

Still, with the NZNO having rejected the Government's $1b offer, and the Acting Prime Minister saying the Govern...

5 Jun 2018

Media Release

One of the Local Seed and Food Security hui organizing team holding a tomato grown from local seed stock. (Credit: Colin Walker).

From the earliest times, food has always been high on our agenda.

In Aotearoa, it began with tangata whenua reverence for the Go...

28 May 2018

This week, I was invited by Te Pua Wānanga ki te Ao (Faculty of Māori and Indigenous Studies Te Whare Wānanga o Waikato/ The University of Waikato) to participate in a survey that explores Māori perspectives on the controvesial subject of Gene Editing. Below are the s...

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As water restrictions are enforced, is the tap running dry for politicians' social license as well?

16 Feb 2020

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