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Research from Henry, Steve


Steve Henry


Steve Henry is a specialist educator with over 20 years' experience. As a Senior Advisor with The Natural Step, he has been working to embed sustainable practices into businesses and local government over the last 10 years.

Steve's approach focuses on enabling people and organisations to reconcile their true purpose with delivery in a sustainable future, and creating practical pathways ‘from here to there'. Steve has developed a number of practical and applied training approaches for sustainable practice, and over the past 10 years has enjoyed working with hundreds of people in many organisations to deliver and refine the method. Steve is currently the programme director at the Centre for Sustainable Practice and is based in Turangi.

Research Outputs

Conference Contribution - Other

Te Maiharoa, K & Henry, S. (2018) Introduction to Open Space design. Oral presenation at the Exploring Professional Futures, Professional Practice Symposium, Otago Polytechnic.

Henry, S. & Mann, S. (2010) Implementing commercial-scale biofuel in Queenstown. EECA Biofuels & Electric Vehicles Conference, 21 April.

Henry, S. (2008) Taking a whole of institution approach to sustainability at Otago Polytechnic. Australain campuses towards sustainability Conference, Christchurch. 1 - 3 October.

Journal Article

Rickerby, S., Henry, S. & Forbes, A. (2017) Universal Basic Income - Has its time come? Scope Contemporary Research Topics Learning and Teaching, 4, Sustainability, December. www.thescopes.org

Henry, S. and Forbes, A. (2017) The development of the Centre for Sustainable Practice at Otago Polytechnic. Scope contemporary Research Topics, Learning and Teaching., Sustainable Practice, 4. www.thescopes.org

Henry,S and Forbes,A (2017) Creating social infrastructure for Community led Development in the Queenstown Lakes District. Scope Contemporary Research Topics Learning and Teaching, 4, Sustainability, December. www.thescopes.org

Creative Work

Henry, S. (2011) Shaping Our Future in the Queenstown Lakes District. See website www.shapingourfuture.org.nz , established March 2011.

Skinner, H., Newham, C., Henry, S., Faircloth, J., Johnstone, S., Kiuru, S., Parker, G., Johnston, S. (Team Central Otago) (2009) Sustainable House Design, Shac '09 Challenge, Shac '09 Symposium, Otago Polytechnic, Dunedin. 19 - 21 November. Supreme winner (new build) and commended for innovation.

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