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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,                      


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...

5 Jun 2017

At the unveiling of a headstone of one of our tūpuna rangatira (ancestral leaders) recently, I was in conversation with whanaunga (relatives) of mine about what it takes for our Ngāti Kuri women – and people generally - to create transformative legacy. 

That conversatio...

15 Apr 2017

The haka is a staple part of Māori culture and many different haka are performed not just on the sports 'battlefield' but on all occasions - at weddings, for royalty, and even flash mobs all around the world out in the streets and up and down escalators! 

Probably the...

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