5 questions with: Jason Myers

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Jason Myers is chief executive of the New Zealand Aids Foundation. Saturday was World AIDS Day. 

What is your least favourite thing about humanity?

That the powerful few seem intent on creating and maintaining systems that perpetuate inequities for the many.

What is one strong childhood memory?

The excitement of running along the beach to meet my granddad who would be returning from fishing off the rocks.

What is your message?

Let go of who you think you are supposed to be and embrace who you are - we only get one chance.

If you were going to an island and could take only three things, what would they be and why?

My partner, sunblock and fresh water. Everything I would need to survive.

What's something only your family knows about you?

That my favourite childhood soft toy was a dog with big orange floppy ears and denim overalls.

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