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Climate Complexities and Bridging the Knowledge Gap

"Human behaviour flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge." Plato We think it is fair to say that the 'Climate Debate' is no longer that...a debate. We have seen an obvious shift from "Is it real?" to "Oh yes, but not in our lifetime." Not huge progress, but some. What now exists is evidence of not just knowledge gaps, but knowledge chasms. With the social and mainstream media outlets dominating and leading the majority of the mainstream climate change discussion both in New...

June 5, 2019

Achieving Sustainability through the use of CIA's

We have just come across an article our Director James Whetū published online last year through the New Zealand Institute of Impacts Assessment about the use of Cultural Impact Assessments as a tool for achieving sustainability. Have a read and let us know your thoughts... https://www.nzaia.org.nz/james-whetu.html ...

April 2, 2019

Liam Robinson - Inspiring Whetū Consultancy Group

Naau te rourou, naaku te rourou, ka ora ai te iwi - With your food basket, and my food basket, the people will be well Here at Whetū Consultancy Group, life cannot always be about our achievements, our search for success, nor about leaving a legacy for our family and future generations. Life has to also be about the now, how we interact with each other and others, and also how we look after our well-being. That search for physical well-being started for James in 2017, when he walked i...

December 23, 2018

E Tipu E Rea - Introducing Kiri Crossland

There was a conversation in our office recently about the passage of time and how it seems to move so much faster as we age, and how our experience of the world around us changes from season to season.   At Whetū Consultancy Group we love the insight and perspective that each person brings with them as they travel through these seasons of life.  We also have an intentional focus on keeping our team diverse to add a richness to how we work.  E Tipu E Rea - Grow and...

December 2, 2018

An exciting new role in the community

Putting yourself out there isn’t easy. Whether it's in business, our relationships, schooling, or sports/competitive environments, we have to give it a go. In October,  James was very excited to be appointed as one of five Māngai Māori representatives on Hamilton City Council committees.  James is on the Regulatory and Hearings Committee and hopes to add insight that will deepen understanding of Māori values and perspectives in the statutory context or regulatory measures underta...

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