Gates of hell when it comes to food security

The UK government's responses to Covid-19 have caused a six-fold increase in famine-like conditions as global supply chains collapse,…

Wheels already coming off Ardern’s covid passport plan

Hospitality NZ is worried it will break the law in imposing the so-called covid passport on…

Ivermectin can reduce covid-19 fatalities concludes new research

Evidence in a new scientific research paper finds that large reductions in covid-19 deaths are possible…

New hope in hunt for missing MH370 airliner

The possibility of a new search for MH370 has been dramatically enhanced by the latest results…

Could covid vaccines be obsolete by November?

From the European Union comes news of a range of medications hospitals across Europe will soon…

Old phone technology making a comeback?

By Charles Coles: Tired of forever being drawn to his state-of-the-art smartphone every time it beeped…

Think the covid vax will restore normality? Marburg maybe on the horizon

From Healthline: As the world focuses on battling Covid-19, another dangerous virus was detected in Africa…

Aussie police access Covid QR track and trace data for criminal investigations

By Graham Greenleaf: The Australian Information Commissioner this week called for a ban on police accessing…

Despite deportation and detention attempts, could more have been done to prevent terror attack?

New Zealand is fast-tracking changes to counter-terrorism laws in response to Friday’s terror attack, but several…

Get $50,000 if you’re injured or die because of a covid jab

In Australia insurance firms Zurich Life and OnePath Life will pay their customers more if they…

Lone voice challenging gov’t narrative taken off air – PR expert heads news at MediaWorks

Report and opinion: In a sea of mainstream media harmony supporting all the Labour government and…

People who’ve had covid-19 do not need a vaccine says university

By Kate Dunlop at Conservative Woman: Todd Zywicki, an American law professor contested the order of his…

Man free to go on stabbing spree while a lockdown protestor is under 24 hour curfew

Report and commentary: A man thought to be so dangerous he was placed under constant police…

Radio NZ wants to distance itself from being a public broadcaster

By Tom Frewen: Radio New Zealand wants just two changes to its Charter — insertion of…

Antibody response of Pfizer and Moderna compared

Press release: New research from the University of Virginia School of Medicine quantifies the antibody response…

Caregiver raids disabled client’s bank account

A recent case, investigated by dispute resolution service, Financial Services Complaints Limited (FSCL) has highlighted the…

You naughty person – going out and about

Commentary: It seems police in New Zealand are mind-readers, able to tell at a glance if…

Independent Judiciary Crucial For New Zealand

“The Judicial Conduct Commissioner needs to become involved in a case where the Acting Head of…

Deforestation leads to lower insect numbers in New Zealand

A University of Otago study has revealed new evidence of rapid evolution in New Zealand’s native…

Pak’n’Save customers arrested for not wearing a face mask

Police responded to an incident at Pak’n’Save Kaitaia about 12.30pm on Thursday 19 August and arrested…

Free speech switched off in New Zealand

Removing a billboard poster because of who paid for it, rather than what it says, is…

Charges laid against Ports of Auckland over worker’s death

The Council of Trade Unions is welcoming Maritime New Zealand laying charges in the Auckland District…

British Medial Journal – Time to assume health research is fraudulent until proven otherwise

By Richard Smith, former editor BMJ. [excerpt] We have long known that peer review [of medical…

Twitter hooks up with news agencies to ‘elevate credible information’

Twitter has partnered with Associated Press (AP) and Reuters to ‘help’ Twitter users access what it…

Rocket Lab military satellite launch prompts Kiwi petition for peace in space

In March 2021 New Zealand-based Rocket Lab launched a US military Space Missile Defense Command payload…

French economist says citizens should be given 120,000 euros on their 25th birthday – and here’s why

To reduce this inequality, the French star economist Thomas Piketty is making an unusual proposal: everyone…

A letter from France: covid pass, strikes, revolts, and a crumbling country

Received by The Buzz from a member of the French Resistance… Here in France it has…

Legal advice for those facing workplace compulsory vaccination

In the UK, care workers have sought legal advice on the British government’s decision to compel…

UK official Secrets Act: home secretary’s reforms will make journalists criminals

By Karin Wahl-Jorgensen, Cardiff University The UK government has proposed new legislation to counter state threats,…