• How To Destroy The National Party

    Insight
    Dieuwe de Boer

    I listened to Liam Hehir's podcast with Thomas Coughlan from the NZH and there were some very key things talked about that confirm I am on the right track.

  • Impressions from Christian Summit 2023

    Opinion
    Dieuwe de Boer

    The summit organised by Peter Mortlock was on the North Shore at 7pm on a Tuesday evening, so I arrived late. It was very well attended, perhaps 700 people and we needed to park on the road.

  • Losing Control Of The Narrative

    Insight
    Dieuwe de Boer

    There are a few topics this week that I considered weighing in on: bi-lingual road signs, drug prescriptions, and accusations of homophobia. There is a common thread that runs through these stories.

  • The Antidote To Clown Car Politics

    Opinion
    Dieuwe de Boer

    A little bit of a bizarre situation has formed in the wake of New Zealand's COVID lockdowns and forced vaccination policies. The opposition to these things was chaotic and disorganised.

  • Media Council Has Its Cake And Eats It Too

    Insight
    Dieuwe de Boer

    The Media Council is somewhat of a strange beast. Sometimes it delivers good and interesting verdicts on issues of media balance, but most of the time it seems to share the heavy left-wing bias of the organisations it represents.

  • How To Remove Android Wireless Emergency Alerts

    Opinion
    Dieuwe de Boer

    Not all technological advancements are good. The ability for the government to harass you via the device you carry in your pocket is one of those extremely negative developments.

  • Report From The Courtroom: De Boer v NZ Police

    Opinion
    Dieuwe de Boer

    It has been well over 3 years since Police raided my family home at dinner time on the hunt for illegal firearms.

  • The Post-Dominion Post

    Insight
    Dieuwe de Boer

    I confess that I don't really know anything about the "Dominion Post" other than occasional references to it in media. On 14th April the owner and CEO of Stuff proudly announced that the word "dominion" was going to disappear from the newspaper's name.

  • You Can't Pause The Revolution

    Insight
    Dieuwe de Boer

    A week is a long time in politics. I started off a Saturday morning in late March escorting Helen Houghton from New Conservative to speak at Kelly-Jay Keen's "Let Women Speak" event in Albert Park.

  • AI: A Great Equaliser For Political Dissidents?

    Insight
    Dieuwe de Boer

    There has been some debate on the right as to the meaning and purpose of Artificial Intelligence (AI).

  • Pounamu, Mining and the Bill of Rights

    Opinion
    Alister Hood

    The media is reporting again on the Labour government's inability to implement a mining ban promised in 2017.  The ban would infringe on the property rights of Ngāi Tahu, which was awarded ownership of all pounamu (greenstone) in its 1997 Treaty settlem

  • Rethinking & Reforming Conservative Politics

    Insight
    Dieuwe de Boer

    Ever since I accepted the invitation to join New Conservative, I've been thinking.

  • The Myth Of A Value-Neutral Society

    Insight
    Dieuwe de Boer

    New Zealand experienced two very important events this week that are more closely related than you might think. First, the chairman of the social housing ministry was sacked for making political statements in public.

  • Tusiata Avia's Poem As Hate Speech (From A Non-Left Wing Perspective)

    Opinion
    Gabriel Garcia

    The "poem" in question has been praised by some critics as a work of empowerment that challenges New Zealand's colonial past.

  • National's FamilyBoost Is Anti-Family Policy

    Opinion
    Alister Hood

    Why do we accept that it is best to separate children from their parents as early and for as long as possible?

  • NZ's Place In The Third World War

    Insight
    Dieuwe de Boer

    New Zealand often plays an insignificant part in greater geopolitical schemes. But we've been part of the current world order since before the outbreak of the Great War.

  • Floods Don't Have To Be The New Normal

    Insight
    Dieuwe de Boer

    While I've enjoyed many summer birthday celebrations, I was born in the winter. The cold and wet weather of this year's birthday felt like something of a flashback to 28 years ago.

  • How To Answer Gender Questions On Census 2023

    Opinion
    Dieuwe de Boer

    If you've had a look at the new census forms being sent out, you will have noticed there's a new question: "what is your gender" which is followed immediately by "what was your sex at birth?" This is deliberately dishonest on their part.

  • White Supremacy In New Zealand?

    Insight
    Dieuwe de Boer

    When I saw Paul Hunt's comments on white supremacy being woven into the fabric of New Zealand, I thought about putting some brief comments on my Telegram or my Twitter and carrying on.

  • The Wrath of the Old Gods

    Opinion
    Dieuwe de Boer

    As Cyclone Gabrielle bore down on our coasts, the MetService warned about what the storm god Tawhirimatea "has in store for us over the next few days" and that the sea god Tangaroa told them that the ocean would be unpredictable.