Thursday, July 21, 2011

Scorched earth policy...

The ashes around the old man Tane Mahuta getting more e-play. So old (at 2,500 years) he now has the scattering of people's ashes, let alone the gentle rotting bodies of his close whanaunga.

LandCare, fronting the science, as I said below, et cetera et cetera.

Collaboration with Maori should be easier, given the current (party) political climate. But this is trumped by old skool political-economic numbers: yunno its tough when PAKEHA are broke!

Meanwhile the big block @ Te Whare Wananga o Aorangi - Forbes - is wrapped in white plastic. I'm on the third floor, or as we like to say, the pancake palace (the lower floors always squish, right?).



Like some Swiss-French art installation, or an island wrapped in cloth.



On the subject of trees, a beautiful portfolio by Cedric Pollet.



Positive I-ration.

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