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CountryNew Zealand
Current locationWellington, New Zealand
Time zoneNZST
Account statistics
First edit30 July 2004
Edit count1494
About Me
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15YThis Wikipedian joined Wikipedia on July 30, 2004 (15 years, 9 months, 3 weeks and 5 days ago).
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WikiProject New Zealand.
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Interested in classical music, trombones, wine, cuisine, memetics, philosophy, combating various forms of codswallop (in particular, spurious health claims on food and supplement articles), cosmology and its problems, detractors and alternatives, geochemistry, botany, conifers, the quarterstaff, complexity, nonlinear systems, international relations, Open Source, and pretty much everything else too.

Current projects and preoccupations[edit]

  • Wine articles, particularly New Zealand wine and rare or unusual (often Italian) grape varieties, for example Sagrantino or Corvinone
  • Articles about New Zealand, helping out on WP:NZ, and participating in Wikipedia:Meetups/Wellington
  • New Zealand conductors, composers and orchestras
  • Hooking things up in Wikidata
  • Contributing photos to Commons
  • Buffing references and citations in general wherever necessary
  • Reviewing article ratings, using the ORES predicted ArticleQuality score as a rough guideline (up to class B at least)