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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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Take 5: Kids’ science quotes

October 15, 2017 0
Kids’ Science Quotes   The beguiling ideas about science quoted here were gleaned from essays, exams, and classroom discussions. Most were from 5th and 6th graders. They illustrate Mark Twain’s contention that the ‘most interesting [...]
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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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    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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    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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    The towering inferno in London’s Grenfell Tower was predicted by a local residents’ lobby group last year, when it warned Grenfell was a tragedy waiting to happen. Grenfell residents said in a November blog post [...]
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    The range of useful tech products emerging from NZ’s free trade deal with China continues to grow in leaps and bounds, with the latest being a very useful tool for professionals, tradies or anyone who’s [...]
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    FOR QUEEN OR COUNTRY?                          INVESTIGATE: APRIL 00 June 2017: Seventeen  years ago a little-known conference of constitutional experts revealed New Zealand’s dirtiest political secret: that in 1986 the NZ Parliament seized control of the country [...]
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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 […]