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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,                      


23 Dec 2017

Today in Pawarenga, I had the privilege of attending a dual event: the birthdays of two kaumātua (elders) in their 90’s, and the unveiling of the headstone of one of my treasured mentors and esteemed wahine rangatira (female leaders), Gloria Areruia Herbert.

It was a wo...

12 Oct 2017

Hannah Blumhardt and Liam Prince (image left) are probably too modest to rate themselves world-class environmental defenders.

But that’s definitely the impression these millennials left with the 40-strong crowd at Far North REAP on the evening of 13 October.

The dynamic...

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