The New Zealand and Australian governments both placed bans on foreign travellers and started to move towards containment of the Chinese virus. Indoor and outdoor gatherings were greatly restricted in both nations.
In 1346, the Mongolian army brought the Black Death to Europe. Laying siege to the Crimean port of Caffa, Jani Beg the leader of the Golden Horde decided to catapult the infected corpses of his comrades over the city walls.
Through millennia of pestilence, war, persecution, and the worst possible disasters and suffering imaginable, the church militant stood like a rock in the social landscape: essential and open, conducting the weekly public worship of God.
Andrew Little described them as "sick" and "extreme", Jacinda said it was not a legitimate way to express your views, and David Seymour described it as "odious". What is it that shocked these politicians into issuing condemnation?
One of my friends and moderator on Right Minds, Matthew McCluskey, received a visit from the friendly local neighbourhood cops on Saturday night at 9pm. He was cleaning his Smith & Wesson M&P22 when the doorbell rang.
It’s been a year since an act of a madman shocked the country. Fifty-one souls lost to a psychopath on an autumn afternoon in Christchurch. Our worst act of peacetime violence shouldn’t be an easy thing to forget.
On this ominous Friday 13th episode, the shadow of the coronavirus taints the rest of the week's news. Toilet paper factories have been working longer hours. Governments are talking about economic stimulus and quarantines.
During question time in parliament yesterday, David Seymour opened up with an intriguing question to Stuart Nash, the Minister of Police. This led to an exchange that revealed something rather baffling.
This episode of TTT covered the bizarre and funny story of Fireman Paul who became famous for his criticism of ScoMo, the investigations of the NZ SFO into two political parties, and the departure of Holden from the Tasman.
Bushfires have turned to torrential rain and floods, and the political climate continues on both sides of the Tasman. The election year mudslinging continues in New Zealand politics and Australia implements race-based rights or return.
SB's recent article on The BFD, Our Country is New Zealand NOT Aotearoa , included a tweet that stated that "if you are speaking English then speak English." That statement brought an old article to my mind.
It's been a busy week on both sides of the Tasman, with political infighting, corruption, gangs, crime, and a spreading Coronavirus. Tim Wilms and Dieuwe de Boer discuss the issues and more on their regular weekly show.
When I first saw the New Conservative launch in 2018, I panned the idea. The "new conservatives are just as boring as the old" was my response. I didn't expect to hear from them again, but then something unexpected happened.