My beliefs and affiliations

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Brian (formerly Brian New Zealand), is a New Zealand Wikinewsie on Wikinews, and discovered Wikinews during the 2005 New Zealand General Election. In January 2006 I became a accredited reporter. And as of February 2006 I was created an Admin, and in 2007 I became a Bureaucrat -- please feel free to leave a message on my talk page if I can assist you in some way!

I was created an arbitrator on January 31, 2007. Please read about the Wikinews Arbitration Committee for more information about the final step in dispute resolution.


Accredited reporter

Reporter: Brian (Brian New Zealamd)
Location: New Zealand
Email: Email via Wikinews |
Tel/Voicemail: not available
Other contact methods: Google Talk: bcandertonATgmailDOTcom

Disclaimer: Accredited Wikinews reporters do not represent the Wikimedia Foundation; they are trusted contributors whom the Wikinews community has certified for the purposes of gathering information related to Wikinews articles.

Wikinews-logo.png You can find me on the Wikinews IRC channel under the name BrianNewZealand.
English language.svg I'm a native speaker of New Zealand English.
Flag of New Zealand.svg This user lives in New Zealand
Flag of the United Tribes of New Zealand.svg Kua taea e tēnei tangata te taumata waiwai mō te reo Māori.


On Wikinews I am a accredited contributor, Adminstrator, Arbitrator, Checkuser, Oversight and Bureaucrat. Please Contact me if you need any of the actions done. I have accounts in many other Wikinews's.


On En, I'm an Admin.


I am a trusted user on Wikimedia Commons


I have an account at Meta I contribute things to the Wikinews pages, OTRS pages and some minor vandalism control.

I am also a member of the Wikimedia OTRS team