Who's Who at Astrology House

Owen Redwood Avis has over 50 years of experience in astrology. He is well-travelled having spent his youth as a merchant seaman. In the 1950s he spent two years in Germany where he met Reinhold Ebertin and learned Cosmobiology from him. For several years Owen maintained a private interest in astrology while working professionally as a systems analyst. In 1979 he co-founded Astrology House and began working full-time as an astrologer from 1980. He is past founding president of the Astrology Foundation Incorporated (AFI) and past head tutor of the New Zealand College of Astrology (NZCA). His non-astrological interests include steam trains and the television soap 'Coronation St'.

Hamish Saunders began his studies in astrology at the age of 16. A keen student of Cosmobiology since 1978, he has been a full-time professional astrologer since 1980 after co-founding Astrology House. He is head tutor of the NZCA and current president of the AFI. He is a graduate of Robert Zoller's course in Medieval Astrology and is an honorary member of the Regulus Ebertin Study Group in Australia. He lectures on astrology internationally and within New Zealand, has appeared on radio and television many times and is currently involved in the production of the JANUS software program. His interests include street photography, siamese cats and keeping reasonably fit with yoga.

Mark Griffin has had a life-long interest in electronics and computers. He worked for an electronics company for many years as a programmer until changing career and assuming an administration position and head of computer programming at Astrology House in 1993. Mark is a tutor with the NZCA. His interests include computers, computers and some gardening.

Angela Thomas has been an astrologer for 11 years and has worked at Astrology House full time since 1994. She received her training in astrology from Owen and Hamish from the age of 19 while studying European languages at Auckland University. As well as doing client work, Angela teaches and lectures in astrology. She is involved in the development of JANUS and her interests include Tai Chi, travel and art films.

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