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Coalition governments are par for the course in many countries in the world – and they often work fine. Bryan Gould points out on the Guardian’s Comment is Free that they work well even in a country with a Westminster-style democracy: New Zealand. The real significance of non-majority government is the change that it brings […]

Posted 20 Apr 2010 in Blog, Britain, New Zealand, Politics
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Posted 18 May 2009 in Blog, Diversity, Media, New Zealand
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Click here to read the article. Sorry for the poor quality of the scan. In case you’re wondering, I’m the one (very jetlagged) in the photo on the right. Tweet

Posted 16 May 2009 in Blog, Diversity, New Zealand
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I'm in New Zealand for 2 weeks speaking about the economic benefits of diversity at a series of events in Wellington, Auckland and Christchurch. NZ is small country that will always be geographically remote, but it is intimately connected to the rest of the world through its wonderfully diverse people. Their diversity is an often […]

Posted 12 May 2009 in Blog, Diversity, New Zealand