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James Nokise

Comedian / Writer, Freelance in Wellington

A Concise History of Race Relations in New Zealand ... Abridged

PRESENTED ON FEB 17, 2013
IN WELLINGTON @ VOL 18

James Nokise gives us a comedic rundown on the history of New Zealand, its diversity, and its rugby team. He talks about New Zealand's original inhabitants, its immigrants, and encourages racial understanding and acceptance across the board. 

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Cocos Islands - New Zealand

BY YVONNE UNDERHILL-SEM
@ VOL 17 ON FEB 20, 2010

Dr. Yvonne Underhill-Sem about her different projects and their issues in the Pacific.

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World Famous in New Zealand

BY CORALIE SWANEY
@ VOL 2 ON APR 13, 2012

Time to pack you bags and accompany Coralie has she takes you on a tour of New Zealand, the Tauiwi (non-Maori) way. (in English)

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We Will Work With You

BY CHRIS LIPSCOMBE
@ VOL 18 ON FEB 17, 2013

Chris Lipscombe, tells us the story of the Wellington Media Collective, originally in  1978 - 1998.  A founding collective member and connector, Lipscombe expounds on the history of the organization and its involvement with the community and government of New Zealand.

 

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New Zealand

BY JENNIE SMITH
@ VOL 14 ON JUN 13, 2013

Jennie Smith tells you why you should go to New Zealand right now.

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The Hidden Wonders of New Zealand

BY NEVILLE PEAT
@ VOL 20 ON NOV 14, 2013

Neville Peat shares interesting facts about the history, flora, and fauna of New Zealand as he talks about his experiences and insights during his recent visit to the island country. 

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World Rugby U20 Trophy…Zimbabwe on the World Stage

BY STANLEY MUSHONGA-MHIZA
@ VOL 1 ON MAY 19, 2016

Stanley Mushonga-Mhiza shares his experience with the World Rugby U20 event held in Zimbabwe 

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A Centenarian Remembers

BY GRAHAM BATHGATE
@ VOL 30 ON OCT 15, 2016

Graham Bathgate lyrically describes his conversations and discoveries with centenarian Thelma McLean as part of a book he presented Thelma for her 105th birthday: about poetry she learned at school and loved, and could still recite; images of when she was growing up; and a life of reflections.  Thelma has passed on.  This delightful warm presentation enshrines her life and memories.  E nga mate, haere, haere, haere atu ra! 

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The Art of the Race: An Artist’s Journey and the Race to Mackinac

BY KRISTIN HOSBEIN
@ VOL 11 ON DEC 07, 2017

Kristin Hosbein is an award-winning painter with a studio at the Box Factory for the Arts in St. Joseph, MI. This presentation is a behind the scenes look at the Race to Mackinac and how an artist's participation on the team of the Chicago Yacht Club Race Committee has influenced Kristin’s art. The race is 333 miles long from Chicago IL to Mackinac Island, MI and with over 300 yachts that participate each year it is one of the largest and longest freshwater yacht races in the world.

Kristin enjoys being on the water and painting plein air. She has traveled extensively, is an avid photographer, and a US Coast Guard artist. She has worked supporting the Chicago Yacht Club Race Committee for the Race to Mackinac for the past 11 years on the radio announcing the start of the race to the fleet in Chicago and acknowledging the bridge and the finish up on the island.

 

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Aversion to Experience: (Un)making Sense of Race and Racism

BY BRYAN MCCANN
@ VOL 8 ON APR 06, 2018

"I am a white author, educator, and activist who has spent the majority of my adult life trying to make sense of race and racism in the United States. But what does it mean to ‘make sense’ of something that is fundamentally attached to people’s lived experiences, and has very real life and death consequences? Drawing on my current research regarding 20th century debates about anti-racist protest fiction, I’ll spend my time with the PechaKucha Baton Rouge audience reflecting o...n the ways our attempts to ‘make sense’ of difference can lead us down harmful paths and prevent us from recognizing and valuing the complexities that surround us.”