December 10, 2009

John Key, Barack Obama, Afghanistan & the Pacific Way

I thought that maybe New Zealand Prime Minster John Key might try and connect with United States President Barak Obama through their common links to the Polynesian world.
August 5, 2009

For a bright future, it is people, it is people at home and abroad

If there is to be a bright future for New Zealand in the world, it will require new forms of relationship building between locally-established people, and newcomers from diverse parts of the world.
March 4, 2009

A local connection-based social work model

When I was a local government representative in the mid 1990s, I relied heavily on the wisdom of people I referred to as ‘Community Translators’ - people such as Rick Kahukiwa