The Voices of Women

Join us on International Women's Day for a panel event exploring how we can improve diversity and participation in local government. Please head to the Facebook event for updates and Register via Eventfinda.


What will it take for us to panic? Call to action

<Published first in the Hamilton News 8 February 2019> If we smell smoke, we have a quick look around the house and if nothing is out of order, go back to what we were doing.  There’s no perceived need to panic.  If the smoke alarm goes off and we see smoke or flames, we evacuate... Continue Reading →

That’s a wrap for 2018

The end of a year is a great time for reflection. I've had over 70 guests on Kelli from the Tron in 2018 ranging from politicians, environmental and social advocates / activists, event organisers and bands. For the last two weeks of the year, I'll recap some of the bigger stories and themes covered in... Continue Reading →

Keep our daughters safe

First published in Hamilton News 14 December 2018 She should have been safe, but she wasn't.  That's the message our Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern relayed to Grace Millane's family on Monday as her suspected murderer faced court.  The outpouring of sorrow, grief and guilt from Kiwis led to two candlelight vigils being held in Hamilton... Continue Reading →

Episode #109 – Hamilton Fringe Festival

Free FM Podcast Podcast 9:50m NEW music "Death you brought to me" Loudhailer 13m Hamilton Fringe Festival NZ committee members Macaila and Chris join me to talk about the festival opening. We then heard from Ben whose exhibition 'Coloured Sound' runs alongside Chris' 'Sensory explorations into Quantum Imaginary Spacetime' at the Beggs Wiseman building. <Warning, big words> 25:31m "Don't blink" Cartoon Villain 27:50m... Continue Reading →

Situation vacant: Female city councillor

Published first in Hamilton News 30 November 2018 Situation Vacant: Hamilton City Councillor.  Fixed term role starts October 2019.  Remuneration starts at $71,638.  Job description:  To represent and lead the community, set policies, make regulatory decisions and review council performance.  Preference: Female. Women hold a mere 25% of the seats in our current city council. ... Continue Reading →

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