Author Archives: Paul Tudor MW

Why some in one of our prestige rural industries think a water royalty is a good idea

Disclosure of interest: Paul Tudor MW is a member of Fish & Game and Forest & Bird, formerly member bodies of the Land & Water Forum and recently joined the Labour Party, however these views are his own   Jacinda … Continue reading

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Dear Mr English, Now would be a good time to come clean on our waterways

My name is Paul Tudor, and I shout at my television set. Honestly, I thought I had it licked. I really did. It has been a difficult journey, but things were on the up and I thought blood pressure levels … Continue reading

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Day 2, PA, gateway to the North

There is snow on the Olympic Ranges, they are not high, but it is starting to get nippy. Leaving Forks the road becomes a 60 mph zone once more and I motor on, trying to get to Swains General Store … Continue reading

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Day 2 continued – “Underneath the bridge”

Clearing Olympia (you can see the Capitol dome from the freeway) it starts raining again. Everyone seems to drive over the limit in Washington, I try not to hold too many people up. I see a couple of logging trucks, … Continue reading

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Day 2, Voodoo Child (Slight Return)

After a great night sleep in the Roosevelt I wake around 6.15 am and it is already light out. Around 7.00 I get up and go for a walk up to Capitol Hill, which is a sort of bohemian neighbourhood … Continue reading

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Day 1 continued, The Bluest Skies You’ve Ever Seen

Boarding the United flight to Seattle, I get deja vue. There are a bunch of people near the back of the plane standing up and a technician trying to fix their seats. I am in the very last row, so … Continue reading

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Day 1, Bruichladdich again

My journey to Washington, Oregon and beyond begins at Mangere International Airport (or as I more familiarly know it as Auckland International Carpark and Airport.) I check in and put my Dragons shirt on – unfortunately the best day for … Continue reading

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