These Boots Are Made for Walking … On

Dame Judith Mayhew will not seek re-election to her position as head of the City of London Corporation, claiming she is “doing too much.” She’s not joking either – see above for BBC profile. Described as “one of Britain’s most powerful women,” Dunedin-born Mayhew has been a formidable force on the financial and political scene for some time now. Observer: “She may have relinquished the top job at the corporation but her mover-and-shaker role seems unlikely to diminish. Expect to see her name at the top of many more ‘power’ league tables.”


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Recognising the Whanganui River’s Legal Voice

Recognising the Whanganui River’s Legal Voice

In 2017, New Zealand granted legal personhood to the Whanganui River. Since then, other nations have followed suit in an effort to protect the environment. The BBC’s Luana Harumi reports, with…