This tech millionaire went from covid trial funder to misinformation superspreader
After boosting unproven covid drugs and campaigning against vaccines, Steve Kirsch was abandoned by his team of scientific advisers—and left out of a job.
What to expect from Volodymyr Zelensky’s address to the New Zealand Parliament
The underlying message is always simple: thank you for all the help you have given Ukraine so far – but please do more.
Why no royal commission on the Whakaari disaster?
What distinguishes Whakaari from the other disasters mentioned above is the potential harm to the image of the New Zealand tourist industry.
Ardern’s disregard for democracy on full display
The entrenchment debacle has seriously damaged the PM’s credibility.
Jacinda’s Manic Ministry
But just as Labour’s big promises were on the point of being revealed as hollow, effectively scuppering the Government’s chances of re-election, big events intervened to restore its fortunes
Labour needs Mahutu to go, but she’s too powerful
The pressure on Jacinda Ardern to sack Local Government Minister Nanaia Mahuta is building. But Mahuta is too powerful within the Labour Party to get rid of easily.
Why social cohesion should be the key issue in 2023
A Matter Of Trust
It is difficult to conceive of a more gentle or thoughtful way of demonstrating the value of co-governance as a method for devising policies and making laws which both Māori and Non-Māori can accept without reservation and/or resentment.
Inflation: Are We Out Of The Woods Yet?
We’re clearly not yet in a situation where the Reserve Bank can afford to ease up on the steady increase in interest rates which the Bank has projected.
New Zealand’s social cohesion is being torn apart
The Government’s continued assertion of “He waka eke noa” (We are all in this together) started to wear very thin in 2021 with the arrival of the Delta and then Omicron variants of Covid.