Your Opinion Matters

THE PLATFORM LIVE:

Download the app now from your app store.

Get more
opinions

Sign up for our newsletter to stay up to date.

nz politics

Why the woke Left is so rattled by Camp Freedom

Karl du Fresne: They have won the big ideological wars and are on the same side as all institutions of power & influence: the government, bureaucracy, media, academia, arts & even the business sector.

February 28th, 2022
opinion

Does The West have the stomach to stop Putin?

Ani O'Brien: The West has self-sabotaged. It has over-indulged & become fat and complacent. It has forgotten the lessons learnt by generations before & systematically poisoned itself with self-hatred.

February 25th, 2022
opinion

Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Death of a Dream

Dr Melissa Derby considers how we have never been further from a world where we “live together as brothers” and rather are about to “perish together as fools”, as King astutely predicted.

February 25th, 2022
nz politics

Middle Class Marxists Militants

Martyn Bradbury examines the woke champagne socialist class and considers what would happen if they had even more power to nark on dissenters.

February 25th, 2022
opinion

The Human Rights Commission have decided to actually do their job

Dane Giraud applauds the Human Rights Commission for doing their job and questions why engaging with challenging people is taboo when it can be the best way to resolve tension.

February 25th, 2022
opinion

Super Rugby splutters into action but stars are missing

Martin Devlin is underwhelmed by the first week of Super Rugby and questions why so many of the stars aren't doing their job - playing rugby.

February 23rd, 2022
nz politics

Would the man in charge please stand up… and leave

The Free Speech Union calls on Parliament to remove Trevor Mallard as Speaker

February 23rd, 2022
announcement

An update from The Platform: Cheers to our Central Otago studio!

We're building a second studio in Central Otago.

February 22nd, 2022
nz politics

Our Dark Shadow: Analysing The Platform’s Profile of the Protesters

Chris Trotter analyses The Platform's survey of the protestors at Parliament and reflects on why "these people" are protesting.

February 22nd, 2022
nz politics

The protest of a generation

Samuel Hill argues this is now the most high-profile protest in a generation & a direct challenge to not only Ardern but to the political establishment.

February 22nd, 2022