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Bernard Hickey 

Editor of The Kaka, a newsletter about Aotearoa's political economy. Founded and edited Newsroom Pro and Interest.co.nz. Does speaking engagements too.

Cathrine Dyer 

I write and podcast for the Kākā on climate change, poverty and political economy issues.