Dr Paul Blaschke

Paul is an active member and past Board Chair of Temple Sinai Progressive Jewish congregation in Wellington. Paul has been an environmental consultant, researcher and teacher.

He is active in Jewish and Interfaith environmental advocacy and action and is currently convenor of the Aotearoa NZ Religious Diversity Centre’s Climate Action Group.

Rev. Philomeno Kinera

The (minister) of Aldersgate since February 2019. Her mission and vision is to provide a safe, inclusive place for all who want to express their faith and worship God.

Wherever they come from, wherever they are at, whatever they do or do not believe in, they all are welcome.

Professor Michael F. Reid

Professor Reid is a professor of Physics at the University of Canterbury. Though his work is in science, he has a deep interest in arts and culture.

Mike has been a Buddhist for almost 20 years. He has practiced with the Thai and Sri Lankan communities, in addition to local secular groups. He also has a connection with the Chinese Buddhist community.