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.
A friend of mine made a complaint to the BSA about Newshub’s first ever “Because It Matters” show about the dangerous “far-right”, because Patrick Gower's conclusions were not backed up with any evidence.
Next to my bed lies a stack of books, the one on top right now is "The Meaning of Conservatism" by the late Sir Roger Scruton. For Sir Scruton, conservatism was not merely about politics, but rather about love and beauty.
On Thursday evening, I was just finishing up dinner with my two oldest kids. My wife was feeling unwell and feeding our four-week old baby in bed. I had just gotten the icecream out for the kids when the doorbell rang.