‘Unacceptably high rates’ of rheumatic fever

Most New Zealanders who suffered a repeated bout of rheumatic fever between 2010-14 were young adults,…

More needs to be done to respond to the social impacts of Covid-19

The Salvation Army Social Policy and Parliamentary Unit (SPPU) is warning that more will need to…

Government’s double standard over public health

The decision made on 14 August 2020 by NZ’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to keep the…

‘Fake’ news, wrong experts, confusing comparisons

A lot of what people see or read online is true, but sometimes it is deliberately…

Head lice treatment could beat Covid-19 says professor

Sky News host Alan Jones says when it comes to Australia’s COVID-19 response, governments across all…

Top retailers ‘exploiting workers’

Major retail and industry brands including Fletcher, Countdown, Lion and Bunnings are jeopardizing the national pandemic…

Landlord fined for letting rotten home

Christchurch landlord Krishna Rani Saha has been ordered to pay a total of $8,515.84 by the…

‘Covid’ deaths overstated by MSM

It's commonly held in New Zealand that since Covid-19 arrived on our shores 22 people have…

Members of secret 5G interagency committee members named

The names of those who sat on a government committee deciding on the safety of 5G…

Cash is King? Well…perhaps not

With some retailers refusing to accept cash from its loyal customers – fearing it may carry…

Anti-lockdown protests Auckland

Hundreds of Aucklanders took part in a day of protest in the city's CBD - demonstrating…

Charges laid against Silver Fern Farms

Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Ruanui is welcoming the decision of the Taranaki Regional Council (TRC) which…

Wrong masks mean frontline health workers at risk

Frontline health workers in New Zealand are not being provided with face masks that protect them…

‘Fraudulent’ consultation on aerial 1080 poisonings

The Department of Conservation (DoC) spends millions of taxpayers’ money annually, trying to convince the New…

Time to reboot the (financial) system

When you first hear that banks create money by typing numbers into a computer you can’t…

Facebook sued for censoring truthful posts

Children’s Health Defense (CHD) filed a lawsuit on Monday in San Francisco Federal Court charging Facebook,…

Pandemic reveals food’s murky supply chains

Six months ago, you may not have thought much about where your groceries were produced. But…

The downsides of dating apps, and how to overcome them

Increasingly, people are turning to dating sites and apps to find love. And while the pool…

Debt bomb for your children

Labour Finance Minister Grant Robertson says that over the coming decades billions of dollars of tax…

Not just ‘anti-vaxxers’ worried about Covid-19 vaccine

A recent New Zealand Herald article, “Covid 19 coronavirus: Should a vaccine be compulsory—and what would…

Mortgage deferral scheme, wage subsidy extended

Workers whose jobs may be affected by the re-emergence of Covid-19 in Auckland will be supported…

Swedes and Swiss got it right on beating Covid-19

Sky News host Rowan Dean says the effectiveness of the Covid-19 herd immunity strategy implemented in…

Unhealthy homes election issue

Half of New Zealanders are more likely to vote for a political party in this year’s…

Authoritarianism in Auckland

For months we’ve heard the cry: oh how wonderfully New Zealand dealt with the Coronavirus! They…

‘Maybe the Swedes did get it right’ over Covid-19

"The evidence is clear. Lockdowns are not a panacea," say two Auckland economic and health professionals.

Crackdown on protestors and journalists

A United Nations official Wednesday (12 August 2020) joined world leaders in condemning the Belarusian government's…

Ruby Princess inquiry blames NSW officials

The inquiry commissioned by the Berejiklian government into the Ruby Princess Covid-19 disaster has laid blame…

Sharks thrive around Kermadec Islands amid global decline

A recent global assessment of shark populations at 371 coral reefs in 58 countries found no…

Crush the cluster – not commerce

The New Zealand government should focus on crushing the cluster, not businesses who are being denied…