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Southern Man: David Versus Goliath

Posted by Iain on Sept. 13, 2019, 11:36 a.m. in Work Visa

I’d be lying if I said this job doesn’t sometimes feel like I am living a modern version of the biblical David and Goliath story. Every day, my team and I take on the might of the state. We deal with an Immigration Department culture that is often disinterested, dismissive, inexperienced, largely leaderless (they call it empowerment, probably) and a bunch of bureaucrats that display a level of arrogance that is at times shocking.

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Southern Man: Who is going to look after me?

Posted by Iain on Sept. 6, 2019, 5:29 p.m. in New Zealand

A few years ago I was asked what I believed was the biggest future challenge facing New Zealand by a young man in Durban. Having told him I thought that was the most interesting and thoughtful question I'd ever been asked, I thought about it for a while. What do you think my answer was?

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Southern Man: Spring Has Sprung

Posted by Iain on Aug. 30, 2019, 6:02 p.m. in New Zealand

I am finally home after another five weeks on the road. It is funny the things I notice when I've spent the past 14 days in high-rise hotel rooms with the constant hum of air conditioning and where the elevation separates me from terra firma below. The shoebox in the sky, the meeting room with clients, so many stories in the air, the only view a field of concrete and glass buildings stretching to the horizon and foraging for food in malls - all possible without ever actually stepping outside and feeling the sun on my face.

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Southern Man: In the Mouth of the Dragon - Chinese Article

Posted by Iain on Aug. 28, 2019, 10:51 p.m. in Hong Kong

In the Mouth of the Dragon - Chinese Article

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Southern Man: In the Mouth of the Dragon

Posted by Iain on Aug. 23, 2019, 3:46 p.m. in Politics

Naturally, many people here are extremely afraid of what the future holds for them. They should be. The reality of what awaits in terms of personal freedom has perhaps finally dawned on the people of Hong Kong and that is the reason that hundred of thousands are now out on the streets protesting every weekend, for the most part peacefully, demanding a different future to that written by the political elite of Hong Kong.

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