New Zealand government races towards a constitutional crisis – Bill of Rights needs to be upheld

All constitutional arrangements have both written and unwritten provisions that underpin their operation. These reflect the…

NZ government mandates boosters by stealth – how to avoid them

During the pandemic a network of legislation, regulations, and financial support has evolved to encourage vaccination.…

Future of high country farming to change

The Labour Government has concluded its campaign to end generations of thoughtful stewardship of the South…

Ardern government spent $230,000 to snoop on your social media posts

“The Government spent almost a quarter of a million dollars of taxpayers money monitoring your social…

Jab-induced myopericarditis rates continue – still the government pushes the vax

Eighteen months ago we all crossed a line into our biotechnology future. Many people were forced…

Global economy continues to impact NZ as interest rates rise and supply chains falter

Rising commodity prices and supply disruptions have driven global inflation above central banks’ target ranges, prompting…

Our constitution is being changed before our eyes

Many people think New Zealand doesn’t have a constitution. And certainly we are one of a…

Mixed messaging over Three Waters plan

Government announcements about its Three Waters programme were meant to assuage public concerns about the reforms.…

More face mask mind games from minister Hipkins

The Government is clearly concerned more Kiwis are waking up to the propaganda that is mask…

Will Ardern sign away our freedom to the WHO?

New Zealand, fellow UN members, and the US are signatories to the World Health Organisation's International…

NZ signs up to global ‘Future of the Internet’ agreement

New Zealand and 60 partner countries have signed a sweeping “Declaration for the Future of the…

Modelling studies can plumb the depths of deception

At this point in the pandemic, it has become clear that boosted individuals are becoming more…

Government acts to outlaw natural remedies – for the third time

Our health and food security is inextricably tied up with that of the plant kingdom. They…

Battle to save Marsden Point refinery continues

Campaigners battling to stop the oil refinery at Marsden Point from being shut down hope to…

Labour’s new kind of democracy

The Maori Affairs Select Committee is hearing evidence on why my vote in this year’s local…

Jacinda Ardern forgets her own plans – video

Chantelle Baker reveals that prime minister Jacinda Ardern knows more than she’s admitting to when it…

Freedom fighter Richard Gannaway-Wong talks with Liz Gunn

Filmmaker and musician Richard Gannaway-Wong speaks about his time spent at Freedom Village at Parliament in…

Ardern faces global pressure over move to let resident be extradited to China

New Zealand is under international pressure to stop the extradition of a resident to China, after…

Why Ardern’s income insurance plan should be scrapped

In the face of record unemployment, an economic depression like nothing the world had ever seen,…

Inflation hits 7% – Grant Robertson puts on rose-tinted glasses

The Consumer Price Index released by Stats NZ today shows a 1.8 percent increase in prices…

Jacinda Ardern’s trip to Japan and Singapore about more than just trade

By Geoffrey Miller Prime minister Jacinda Ardern’s tour of Japan and Singapore this week is the…

Inflation at a 30-year high – and it’s all Putin’s fault says government

An elaborate but ultimately irrelevant game of pass the parcel is being played out about who…

Mad mask mandates continue for retail

Retail NZ says that the new rules around mask wearing make no sense. “While it is…

New Zealand goes orange

New Zealand has moved from red to orange under the government’s covid alert framework. It means…

Supermarkets screwing consumers left, right and centre

Latest annual food price figures released today confirm the need to rein in the super profits…

Did Louisa Wall get a fair deal from Labour and Jacinda Ardern?

Scores are being settled at the moment, with Labour MP Louisa Wall going out in a…

Prime Minister Ardern to lead trade mission to Singapore and Japan

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern will lead a trade mission to Singapore and Japan to support New…

More emergency oil stock released by government

New Zealand will voluntarily release more of its emergency oil stocks as part of additional action…

Workplace vaccine ‘guidance’ updated by government

New guidance to support businesses and organisations through the upcoming changes to vaccination requirements has been…