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TEDxAuckland 2013, it was emotional
Posted on Monday, August 5, 2013
Words: Jamie Joseph The legend musician that is Richard Nunns said in his TED talk on Saturday, “I can spend three hours talking on a marae, and I’m meant to come here and say something meaningful in 18 minutes.” After his talk @MichaelHales on Twitter posted “Learned more about NZ from Richard Nunns than 4 ...
Robyn Paterson: Zimbabwe is not black and white
Posted on Saturday, August 31, 2013
Words: Jamie Joseph It all came to a dramatic halt about ten minutes into Robyn Paterson’s talk at TEDxAuckland on Saturday 3 August. I was backstage sitting next to one of our crew that was managing the cameras and screens when it happened. She turned her back to the audience and whispered, “I’m sorry” as ...
Mandela Day: Helen Clark reflections
Posted on Thursday, July 18, 2013
Words: Jamie Joseph Helen Clark became the Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme in April 2009, and is the first woman to lead the organization. Prior to this she served three consecutive terms as Prime Minister of New Zealand from 1999 to 2008, the first elected woman in New Zealand history. As a UN ...