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The News and musings from the yards, barrel halls and tasting panels, and from on the road traveled between.

Sarah Wylie

Coming from a fairly short stint as a researcher and evaluator in the public sector, I have worked as an independent researcher and evaluator across a broad range of sectors,…

Jane Moloney

A wide range of experience supporting improved equity of physical and mental health and wellbeing in wide range of initiatives, programs and services including: • primary health care • social…

Sara Passmore

I have 15+ year’s experience in project and programme management, and 10+ year’s experience in Senior Management in the charity and not-for-profit sector. In 2018 I completed a MBA from…

Shima Bazrafshan

Sarah Nichol

Leane Makey

Ko Dr Leane Makey ahau. Ko Ngāti Pākehā te iwi. Ko Hoteo te awa. Ko Kaipara te moana. Ko Atuanui te maunga. Kei Kaipara Flats te kainga. I am a…

Janine Cook

I am currently lecturing at UCOL in a social services degree programme in the Manawatu (Palmerston North). I’m using Photovoice principles and methods with students and community groups they work…

Alexandra Vernal

Social psychologist specialized in project management and international development, with experience researching behavioural change, sustainable habits, wellbeing and motivation. Passionate about finding ways to promote positive change and connection with…

Bobby Luke

Dr. Bobby Luke (Ngāti Ruanui), is part of the fresh vanguard of Fashion designers and researchers that demonstrate decolonial constructs of western fashion ‘Making’ and de-centralizing western design theory, emphasizing…

Jill Chrisp

An international, regional and community-led development specialist. Has extensive experience working in strategic leadership, capacity-building, facilitation, project management, monitoring and evaluation, education and research roles with a focus on the…

Mary Liya Antony

Dr. Liya Antony is currently working as Kaiako at Te Wānanga O Aotearoa. She completed her PhD in Social Work at the University of Auckland. Her PhD was a qualitative…

Murdoch Stephens

I am a writer, researcher and publisher working across arts, academia and migration advocacy. In 2013 I launched the Doing Our Bit advocacy campaign to double New Zealand’s refugee quota…

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