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by Dieuwe de Boer · 06/06/2018 9pm
Mr. Brexit is coming to New Zealand! On September 4th, Aucklanders will have the opportunity to see Nigel Farage live at an event organised by GME Events at Sky City.
Coroner (Access to body if the deceased) amended
by Items on the Balustrade · 10/04/2018 11pm
The orgy of virtue signalling which heralded the passing of the Criminal Records (Expunging of Convictions for Historical Homosexual Offenses) Bill last week continued Tuesday night during the debate of the Coroners (Access to Body of Dead Person) Amended Bill. MPs clamoured to demonstrate their understanding of and sensitivity towards the cultural needs of ...
NZ Parliament Chamber
by Items on the Balustrade · 27/03/2018 9pm
Maybe Thirty odd hardy souls (including officials and spectators) sat through the third reading of the Taxation (Annual Rates for 2017–18, Employment and Investment Income, and Remedial Matters) Bill on Tuesday night. Not a title designed to either draw a crowd or inspire the loftiest rhetoric, but that’s probably how it’s intended. Certainly Dr Duncan Webb ...
Pepe the Frog
by Tim Levchenko-Scott · 15/07/2017 2pm
I’m not sure if Kirsty Johnston’s article about the ‘Alt Right’ in New Zealand was more disingenuous or just hopelessly out of touch. Either way, she completely missed the mark as far as demonstrating understanding of the growing discontent in New Zealand and around the world with the political, media and academic establishment. Ms Johnston spent several ...
by Hayden Macpherson · 29/06/2017 3pm
Freedom of speech is widely regarded as one of the cardinal features of a liberal democracy, and one of the most precious components of the ancient English traditions of liberty, that we here in New Zealand have inherited. Indeed, it is a matter of pride for most Kiwis that New Zealand consistently ranks among the freest nations in the world, and that our ...
Greek Hoplites
by Hayden Macpherson · 12/04/2017 1pm
I recently read this interesting article over on Social Matter. While well-written and thought-provoking, I do have some misgivings about the author's conclusions.
Who will be Trump or Farage or LePen for New Zealand ?
by Tim Levchenko-Scott · 27/02/2017 8am
Without doubt there has been a major shift in the political climate around the world in the past couple of years. Brexit and the election of Trump are the two clearest signals that more and more ordinary people are waking up to the creeping evil of globalism and all its’ manifestations. The omnipresent internet and easy access to alternative philosophies ...