New Zealand Minister for Women, Louise Upston at the launch of NZ Women of Influence, 2015.

I’m Honored to be a Finalist in the NZ Women of Influence for 2015

The finalists were announced last week, and I am honored to be one of the individuals recognised in the New Zealand Women of Influence 2015.

“This programme recognises and celebrates women from all walks of life …
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NZ Global Women Derive Inspiration in Silicon Valley

Getting Inspiration in Silicon Valley with a NZ Global Women group

Recently, when I was back in San Francisco, I had the pleasure of hosting a group of global NZ women. Among them was my friend Mai Chen. She used the occasion to report back on the Silicon Valley experience. Here …
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Speaking Out for University Stewardship in the Manawatu Standard

Recently, I was interviewed by the Manawatu Standard News about a cause very close to my heart: Local Universities and their much-needed help when it comes to the state of their funding. Being on the board of my alma mater, …
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My favourite niece

My Favourite Aunt

The following essay that she wrote is not why Amelia Jenkinson is my favourite niece. Amelia is smart and gorgeous and fun and I’m lucky to be her aunt. But her piece did touch me nevertheless. Thank you darling Amelia!

“IF …
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My name is Bracken!

Guess what! My name is Bracken and I am a border terrier, the noblest of all breeds. I am 19 weeks old and I arrived in my new home when I was 12. Or 3 if you want to count by …
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With Michael Moore, New Zealand Ambassador to the United States

The Historic Visit by New Zealand Prime Minister John Key Started in Our Penthouse

We were delighted to host Prime Minister John Key and Ambassador Mike Moore along with the Bay Area New Zealand KEA network at our penthouse offices on Maiden Lane in the newly designed Pinnacle Club.  Some 150 people were in …
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Son Tris, angler extraordinaire

The Fish Whisperer

My son Tris has embraced the Moult-Jenkinson outdoor traditions with a vengeance.  At the tender age of 9, he already embodies the family hunting and fishing mastery. He is an accomplished fisherman, and has caught more fish than many a …
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Sailing in Auckland Harbor with fellow members of the New Zealand Trade and Enterprise Beachheads programme

Kiwi Sailors are the Best in the World

The last half dozen America’s Cup races are proof that whether they sail for country or for the highest bidder, Kiwi sailors are the best in the world.  I’ve been fortunate to have attended 6 America’s Cup races – 1 …
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Welcome Rodeo Fans: Welcome to the "Wildest, Richest Rodeo in the West!"

You Don’t have to be a Cowboy to Love the Rodeo

Growing up in New Zealand, I competed in barrel races.  Barrel racing is a rodeo event in which a horse and rider attempt to complete a clover-leaf pattern around preset barrels in the fastest time. Both boys and girls compete …
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