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Prayer and politics: abandon it at your peril

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February 20, 2018 0

By Ian Wishart Andrew Dickens had a fascinating segment on Church and State on Newstalk ZB today, as various lobbyists push for an end to prayer at parliament and council meetings. The average atheist thinks […]

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Israeli astrophysicist sums up climate change evidence

November 11, 2017 4
Dr. Nir Shaviv’s Scientific Summary for his Cambridge Union debate:  Dr. Shaviv: Let me begin by asking you a question. What is the evidence that people, like the proponents here, use to prove that we humans are [...]
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Royal Society making stuff up on climate, says group

November 4, 2017 0
“There’s not one chance in a million that the future will unfold in the manner predicted by the NZ Royal Society’s report “Human Health Impacts of Climate Change in New Zealand”, said the chairman of [...]
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Labour/Greens locked in 1970s urban planning timewarp

October 27, 2017 6

By Ian Wishart Only hours into their administration, the new Labour coalition government has already incurred the wrath of Aucklanders with its promotion of a ten cent per litre regional fuel tax. It will actually […]

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    New Zealand
    By Ian Wishart The scandal surrounding who leaked information about the overpaid pension of NZ First leader Winston Peters raises some fascinating questions. In recent weeks we’ve seen the Green Party implode and its voters [...]
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    New Zealand
    Several years ago, against the advice of many, restrictions on discussing suicide in the news media were lifted. Change advocates, with the best of intentions, argued that our suicide problem had to be brought into [...]
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    LANDMARK FACEBOOK DEFAMATION CASE HAS ENDED, CLARIFIES LAW ON SOCIAL MEDIA USE A groundbreaking Facebook defamation case that’s changed the law around what you can say online has finally come to an end after a [...]
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    BY IAN WISHART A long running conspiracy theory about the mystery ketch in the Scott Watson murder case has finally been debunked. A group of sailing enthusiasts calling themselves the Maritime Research Group have claimed [...]
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    New Zealand
    In April 2002, Investigate’s HAMISH CARNACHAN interviewed NZ First Leader Winston Peters. As a revised version of the Winston biography launches next week, it is timely to revisit that story: If you were to describe [...]
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    New Zealand
    From Investigate’s Facebook headlines this week: IT’S A MIRACLE! – leading atheist wants Bible In Schools to be expanded, calls religious education “crucial” IT’S UNSPEAKABLE – Katie Hopkins is savage over Grenfell tragedy GREEN TECH [...]
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Feature articles

Labour/Greens locked in 1970s urban planning timewarp

October 27, 2017 6

By Ian Wishart Only hours into their administration, the new Labour coalition government has already incurred the wrath of Aucklanders with its promotion of a ten cent per litre regional fuel tax. It will actually […]

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The transgender debate: do women have rights to privacy?

April 5, 2017 1

The recent controversies over transgender bathrooms in the USA and transgender kiwi weightlifter Laurel Hubbard winning a women’s tournament in Australia after a long career as a biological male weightlifter have highlighted the thorny issues […]