Monthly Archives : February 2014

Treaty settlements: what next?

In 2008 the incoming National Government proposed a deadline for completion of all historical Treaty of Waitangi claims of 2014.  This was later unofficially extended to 2017 ( and while most major claims have now been settled there are a number of potentially tricky settlements to negotiate including Nga Puhi’s

Rental housing: An option for housing the poor

This article is part of series of blogs related to housing in development countries. It elaborates on one of the five models for successful delivery of housing that were presented in the previous blog “5 institutional models for successful housing in Asia”. In most places, homeownership has come to be seen
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The five levels of leadership

Last week I spent a day with some very good entrepreneurial  friends on a mini retreat, a great time of coming together to share our business journey but also to learn to become better business owners and business leaders. We have been working through Jim Collins ‘Good to Great’ and ‘Great
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