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Water and Livelihood

Ko Tapuwai-o-Uenuku te Maunga – Benio, Eastern Southland looking towards the Blue Mountains E kore te wai, e kore te tangata.No water, no people. This has been the big issue at centre of attention in every community I’ve worked in… Read More »Water and Livelihood

Assessing Change

Were they the good old days? I’ve been asked to write something about how the organisation I have served in has changed since 1990.  After 32 years I have now retired, leaving the tasks of ministry and leadership to “the… Read More »Assessing Change

Memory and Place

For my nephew who can be wise without using many words.   “Too much time on your hands – you need to make more jam”. Well the apricot season is over and we’re now in a world where there is much… Read More »Memory and Place