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brief early autumn update

After finishing a rough draft of “one Woman Walking” (the book) back in November, which also coincided with the postponement of the Health Select Committee presentation, I felt a need to take some space from both Hikoi and kaupapa. It … Continue reading

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HIKOI BLOG IN MADINAMERICA BLOGSITE Hi All, I am delighted to report that I was invited to write a blog on Robert Wittaker’s op-ed blog site.http://www.madinamerica.com/ We have decided to serialise the story of the Hikoi. It is a most … Continue reading

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PETITION PRESENTATION

Well, the deed is done!! Six months after setting off from Cape Reinga, I handed over the paper petition with 1053 signatures to Paul Hutchison, who presented it to Parliament today. I will hear back from the Health Select Committee, … Continue reading

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WELLINGTONIANS PLEASE COME FOR HIKOI PICNIC/ PETITION PRESENTATION

LAST CHANCE TO SUPPORT THE HIKOI!! Tomorrow the Hikoi officially ends with the walk to Parliament, gathering at the Rose gardens in the Botanical Gardens at 10.30, walking via Lambton Quay etc with the banner to the Beehive to arrive … Continue reading

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Annie is arriving in Wellington!!

Come and join the celebration for the completion of Annies walk, at the hikoi picnic. Sign the petition, and join her as she presents it to parliament. The more the merrier, lets make our voices heard

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DSM5 new Psychiatric manual causing upsets

Here is a great article from Hearing Voices Network Uks page  I have written it out here . They are asking for comments on their page. There is a lot of heat on the Paychiatric community with the release of the new … Continue reading

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Summary of Trends in Compulsory Interventions in NZ

This information was sent to us and one has to ask- isnt this a breach of human rights? DIRECTOR OF MENTAL HEALTH REPORTS 2005-2010 SUMMARY OF TRENDS IN COMPUSORY INTERVENTIONS Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand December 2011  INTRODUCTION  The … Continue reading

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