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About Arthur the AmeriNZ

My name is Arthur Schenck, and I’m a gay American now living in New Zealand. I moved here in 1995 to be with my partner, Nigel, who is a New Zealander. I was born and raised in Illinois and lived in Chicago before moving to New Zealand. In 2009, Nigel and I were joined in Civil Union under New Zealand law. In 2013, we were married. I have a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.

The name "AmeriNZ" is a shortening of the phrase, "American in New Zealand", and was originally my Internet nickname until I started using it more as a sort of personal brand. In 2013, I wrote a blog post about the origins of the name:

Contacting me

All my sites have comments sections. Feel free to leave a comment on any of the sites. All my sites (including this one) have email addresses you'll find on those sites. You can send an email to me by clicking here. The Address for this site is: arthur{at) 

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