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Editor of The Kaka, a newsletter and podcast about Aotearoa's political economy. Co-founded and edited Newsroom Pro and Interest.co.nz. Does speaking engagements too.
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In media with a background in news and digital at Reuters, News Corp, FT, CNN, CPI, Microsoft. I lead the Newsroom Initiative at INMA but this newsletter represents my views. I sometimes write things for North & South and The Spinoff. Talk to me.
Catherine is an award-winning writer, environmental historian and a policy practitioner living on the Kapiti Coast. Author of several books including 'Beyond Manapouri: 50 years of environmental politics in New Zealand' (Canterbury University Press).