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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.
Lynn Grieveson
Photographer, sub-editor, writer, digital designer and e-commerce business owner from New Zealand