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Nancy Gilbert talks to #WahineToa Nicol ‘Kelly’ Takurua of Ngāti Porou descent, champion social worker in rural Southland.

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Nancy Gilbert recently met up with #WahineToa Brittany Teei. Brittany is a former professional tennis player, social entrepreneur, founder of Kidscoin tech-company, and she’s only 27 years young. Blessed with a prodigious mind and heart, this tenacious Ngāi Tahu woman recently shared her incredible story at the Remuera Tennis Club in Auckland, where she once reigned as club champion for the...
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"Listening to Mark Gilbert's reflections on his time as Barack Obama's man in Wellington for the past two years sounds more like an extreme-sports challenge than a posting which oversaw the most profound bilateral relationship-repair in 30 years."

Ambassador Mark Gilbert and Nancy Gilbert spoke to the New Zealand Herald about their highlights from a very busy two years.

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01/18/2017 at 22:58. Facebook
The next Wahine Toa feature by Nancy Gilbert is Deidre Otene of Te Rarawa and Ngāpuhi. Over the last decade she has been at the forefront supporting Māori youth and women in grassroots communities. At the heart of her work is her own community in the Far North, where she currently serves as General Manager of civic society organization, The Moko Foundation, founded by Dr. Lance O’Sullivan.

Wahine Toa: Deidre Otene

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01/18/2017 at 05:11. Facebook
The five national parks of Utah aren't to be missed, but if you're looking for solitude, take the road less traveled to explore the state’s other public lands that feature mesas, mountains, canyons and arches. Just a short drive from Moab up the Colorado River Canyon is the Mary Jane Canyon between the Fisher and Adobe Mesas set against the backdrop of Mt. Waas. The sunset is something...
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01/17/2017 at 19:46. Facebook
Nancy Gilbert: Libby Hakaraia is a trailblazing journalist, author and filmmaker, broadcasting New Zealand’s culture and cinematic stories to the world. A masterful auteur, Libby pioneered New Zealand’s first international indigenous film festival – Māoriland Film Festival. I visited this gifted storyteller in her charming home town of Ōtaki, for the next installment of the #WahineToa series.

Wahine Toa: Libby Hakaraia | U.S. Embassy & Consulate in New Zealand

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01/17/2017 at 02:55. Facebook
Today alongside Kapiti US Marines Trust we honour the memory of Navy Signalman & friend of NZ, Frank Zalot Jr. Thank you for your service.

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01/16/2017 at 22:09. Facebook
Wellington put on a beautiful day for Baseball New Zealand #baseball clinics with New York Yankees' Didi Gregorius! We are proud to support #sportsdiplomacy and foster U.S.-New Zealand cooperation on the sports field.

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01/15/2017 at 19:42. Facebook
Dramatic light makes for this amazing pic of Yosemite National Park in California. For Niaz Uddin, Yosemite has always fascinated him. “When I got my driver license for the first time, I just rented a car and drove to Yosemite from Los Angeles. Now having the opportunities to travel and capture this beauty means everything to me.” Photo courtesy of Niaz Uddin.
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01/13/2017 at 02:48. Facebook
Great to support the visit of New York Yankees player Didi Gregorius as he works with Baseball New Zealand to conduct clinics and promote #baseball in NZ. #SportsDiplomacy #Yankees
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01/13/2017 at 02:11. Facebook
U.S. Ambassador Mark Gilbert drops epic selfie video to say goodbye to New Zealand - via Stuff.co.nz

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US ambassador drops epic selfie video to say goodbye to New Zealand

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LIVE: President Obama's farewell address from Chicago on now.
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Calling Secondary Teachers: Apply for a fully funded 2017 exchange program in the United States.

Apply by Friday January 20, 2017 at 5pm.

What is the program about?

The Study of the U.S. Institute for Secondary Educators (Teachers) is an intensive post-graduate level academic program with integrated study tours whose purpose is to provide foreign secondary educators the opportunity to...
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Calling Secondary Teachers: Apply for a fully funded 2017 exchange program in the United States (SUSI 2017)

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President Obama will give his farewell address in Chicago. Tune in here to watch today at 3pm New Zealand time (9 pm. ET).

President Obama's Farewell Address

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It's not long until U.S. Ambassador Mark Gilbert and Nancy Gilbert depart Post. Here is a video that covers only a fraction of their time in New Zealand and Samoa...

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Happy New Zealand trails - Selfies across New Zealand and Samoa

U.S. Ambassador Mark Gilbert - "It has been an honor to serve as the US Ambassador to New Zealand & Samoa. Please keep in touch by following me @ambmarkgilbe...

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