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Review: Uther Dean Reads 300 Haiku

Uther Dean Reads 300 Haiku is indeed that. 300 haiku in a row. But what the title doesn’t tell you is the wandering narrative Uther tells through the 300 haiku. “These haiku were written by...

Fringe show reviews: Glittery Clittery, Dry & Damaged and Missing Lids

Today’s guest reviews of three fringe shows come courtesy of Tony Barnes. Thanks Tony! The Fringe Wives Club – Glittery Clittery A year ago, while touring several of her shows at the 2018 NZ...

Review: System

A sparse set – two walls, some tape on the floor – ┬áis given character by lighting (Natasha James) and projection effects (Jason Wright). Flickerings along the edges of furniture, spinning...

Introducing...

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Peter DT

Peter Dengate Thrush is a trial lawyer, specializing in Internet, intellectual property and technology cases. He is a registered patent attorney, and has practiced at the independent bar as a barrister sole since 1995. He has appeared in many reported NZ cases, and in most of the New Zealand Courts, including before the Privy Council.  He practiced for 15 years, 10 as a partner, at Baldwin Son and Carey, where he was Head of the Wellington Patent Department and founder of the litigation practice.  He is currently a director of Brainfuel Limited ( see http://www.brainfuel.co.nz). BrainFuel provides online education courses to NZQA standards.  He is actively involved in international policy development and governance of the Internet, and is a past Chair of InternetNZ, past Chair of the Asia Pacific Top Level Domain Association,  ( see http://www.aptld.org ) and current Chairman of the board of The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers Inc. ( see http://www.icann.org) . He is Chairman of the Liz Dengate Thrush Foundation, which hosts the NZ Internet Internet Industry Awards ( see: http://internetindustryawards.co.nz/ ) He is a regular media commentator on Internet issues.  He is Vice Chairman of the Electricity Rulings Panel, a quasi-judicial body set up under the Electricity Regulations to determine disputes in the electricity industry, and a member of the Copyright Tribunal. That body currently determines cases involving licensing schemes, but is expected to assume responsibility for allegations of copyright infringement on the Internet involving peer-to-peer file sharing.


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