Not wanting to be too depressing, but natural disasters can affect anyone, anywhere. It is a positive outcome of the earthquakes in Christchurch to see a practical guide being written that suggests how institutions can prepare for such disasters...before they happen.
The earthquake of 22 February 2011 required Christchurch…Continue
Added by Hazel Owen on February 24, 2018 at 14:00 — No Comments
Questions are part of our everyday lives, and it’s a challenge to communicate without them. If you have ever played those games where you have to communicate without any questions you know what a fundamental role they play. There are many types of questions, each of which has a different purpose, including (but not limited to) probing,…Continue
Added by Hazel Owen on February 22, 2018 at 14:30 — No Comments
Melanie Riwai-Couch works tirelessly with iwi especially around iwi and whānau 'voice'.
Melanie is from a bicultural marriage at a time when it was unusual, and when her parents split, her father brought her up. Growing up with strong Māori roots gave her an interesting perspective on life. She lives and works in Ngāi Tahu, but does not claim Ngāa Tahu in her…Continue
Added by Hazel Owen on February 18, 2018 at 12:00 — No Comments