Malcolm Macpherson
BSc, PostGradDipSci, PhD (1978) 7/8ths of a Master of Public Policy from VUW

MAYOR 2001 to 2010
Central Otago District
New Zealand

For a cv, or polytechnic-relevant biography
email

What I (used to) do in
South East Asia

James
is a graduate from here
Amy works here
Marisa works here
Susan is GP Principal here



WHAT'S MALCOLM UP TO?
24th August 2015

Chairman
Central Lakes Trust

Academic advisor + facilitator Capable New Zealand

Business Excellence
at Otago Polytechnic
simply marvellous!

President of my hometown museum and art gallery

Just enrolled, Master of Professional Practice programme at Otago Polytechnic (MPP no. 2)


Goodbye Microsoft
After 27 years of servitude to Bill Gates, I'm going 100% Google

Page (frequently) under (re)construction

Baldrigeplus.com Baldrigeplus.info BrilliantNZ.com
Legacy material


Newspaper columns
The Central Otago Mirror
2012 2103
2014

NZ Organisation for Quality columns

Local government
20 years working for Central Otago


More
legacy material



Case studies in organisational excellence

Auckland Hospital Staff Pre-school

Auckland City Council - City Planning Group

Performance excellence and innovation in public sector organisations

Performance
indicators in not for profits and the public sector. Also published (with amendments and much better figures) in Measuring Business Excellence 5,2 2001,pp 13-17
Chopper panel plane

Defending my PhD
In the late 70s I did pioneering environmental geology in Christchurch's Avon-Heathcote Estuary. Later workers with other ideas dismissed/devalued mine. Time to put the record straight. In post-quake Christchurch it matters

> Opening shots

> Thesis abstract

> Summary pages

> Past voices

> Anthropogenic mud

> JM Deely
wrong, wrong, wrong

MUD MUD MUD
Here is a web page dedicated to this topic. Now showing scanned photos of anthropogenic mud from Thesis Fg 62

Here's the Thesis (12.3MB)

Response to urbanization of the Avon-Heathcote Estuary Environmental Geology v3, 23-27, 1979


Okarito Lagoon
My pioneering bathymetry, hydrology and sedimentology of Okarito Lagoon abstract, full paper

JM Macpherson and DW Lewis What are you sampling? Journal of Sedimentary Research, , v. 48, p. 1341-1344
PHOTOS
From my Flickr collection
www.flickr.com
WOODWORKS
I'm a recreational studio furniture maker, once made a living making furniture

Here on Pinterest

PLANES - Shepherd, Chopper, Art Deco!
Handplane interview
boxes and bowls ... and chests
hot in the shop
The 2013 walking pole The 2014 version
Men's Shed to the rescue
RESOURCES
Biz Ex & OD topics
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