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New Zealand

Reaching out

July 28, 2014 iwishart 0

Reaching Out By Chloe Milne I write this from John F Kennedy International airport hours before I board a flight that will start me on a European trip, taking me to seven different countries before […]

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New Zealand

Holiday Homes – the tip of the iceberg

January 28, 2014 iwishart 0

By Michael Baines Like all issues, the debate over creating some controls on the commercial operation ofbaches by local authorities is the tip of the iceberg. It is a case of seeing the symptom as […]

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Opinion

Tough Questions

December 14, 2013 iwishart 0

TOUGH QUESTIONS: May 05, AU Edition IAN WISHART Debating the Resurrection – is it important? So that was Easter. You know, the time of year when we all jump in cars for a long weekend […]

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Opinion

Tough Questions – Dec 05

December 14, 2013 iwishart 0

TOUGH QUESTIONS: Nov 05, AU Edition IAN WISHART We’re all fundamentalists now They’re just another raving bunch of fundamentalists! Now there’s a phrase you’ll hear on talk radio if you listen hard enough. Fundamentalist. The […]

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New Zealand

Christian culture under attack in UK

March 20, 2012 iwishart 0

OPINION Barbarians well inside the gates now By Hal G.P. Colebatch In 313 the Edict of Milan granted general freedom of religion and made Christianity tolerated throughout the Roman Empire. Christianity henceforth grained ground over […]

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New Zealand

Britain witnessing total collapse of the family

March 17, 2012 iwishart 0

BARBARIANS AT THE GATES Britain’s war on families and its results Investigate Feb 2009 When commentators question the wisdom of liberal social attitudes, many in the media call them ‘dinosaurs’, and ‘trapped in the past’. […]

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Climate Change

Heartland critic: Pot calls kettle black?

February 21, 2012 iwishart 2

OPINION BY IAN WISHART American computer scientist and business consultant John Mashey has been making hay from documents suggesting conservative think tank Heartland has funded climate skeptics. The irony is that the firm Mashey and […]

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New Zealand

Why the Court got it right on Crafar deal

February 15, 2012 iwishart 0

OPINION BY IAN WISHART The High Court ruling on overseas investment promises to be a precedent setter, and not before time. For years, observers of New Zealand’s foreign investment policy have nursed an increasingly nagging […]

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New Zealand

Turkey votes for early Christmas

November 10, 2011 iwishart 0

New Zealand Post has caused a stir this week amongst its business customers with a letter advising it will no longer be accepting cheques in the mail as payment for its accounts. With email already […]

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New Zealand

Opinion: The Myth of The Free Market

October 5, 2011 iwishart 3

EYES RIGHT, INVESTIGATE HIS BY RICHARD PROSSER Another year has passed, as they do, faster and faster it seems, the older I get. Another year older and deeper in debt, the song says; not so […]

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Health

Opinion: The Problem Of Pissed Parents

October 4, 2011 iwishart 0

You know you’re soaking in it… BY CHLOE MILNE, INVESTIGATE HERS MAGAZINE University students get blamed for a lot of things… Like burning couches, causing riots, stealing road signs, wasting police and medical resources and […]

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Opinion

Opinion: The Frightful Rule of the Elites

October 3, 2011 iwishart 0

The Frightful Rule of the Elites BY BILL MUEHLENBERG Many leftist academics have long ago abandoned the notion that ordinary citizens are fit for governing. They in fact believe they are unfit, and only “experts” […]

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Entertainment

OPINION: A politically-correct Narnia?

September 29, 2011 iwishart 0

A politically correct Narnia By Hal G. P. Colebatch Political correctness has now raised its head is what one would have thought a stronghold of traditional Christianity – the work of C. S. Lewis. To […]

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Opinion

OPINION: Chaos Theory in Education

September 29, 2011 iwishart 1

Chaos theory rules Education In physics, things left to their own devices eventually atrophy. ‘Ever-decreasing circles’ is another analogy. Without constant energy, input and correction, systems lose balance and accuracy. It’s a lesson apparently lost […]

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Opinion

Foreshore law questioned in new book

September 29, 2011 iwishart 0

THE GATHERING STORM THE CASE AGAINST THE FORESHORE LAW CHANGE The Foreshore and Seabed legislation comes to a head in February but the Government is taking a pasting from both sides in the debate. One […]

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Opinion

Tiger Hunted

December 2, 2009 iwishart 0

Tiger Woods’ silence makes real story all the more intriguing By Rick Morrissey, Chicago Tribune A story involving a fire hydrant and a tree normally is the province of Dog World magazine. But when the […]

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Investigate back issues

LINE ONE: Mar 05

March 10, 2008 iwishart 0

CHRIS CARTER A state-sponsored frontal lobotomy How do you finally discover that you have crossed the threshold as it were and become, irrevocably, a grizzly old bastard? Could some of the signs, for instance, be […]

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Double Speak

DOUBLE SPEAK: Mar 05

March 10, 2008 iwishart 0

IAN WISHART Killing us softly with their song Cellphones kill 17 in road crashes”, screamed the newspaper headline, or something like it. I almost choked on the latte (come on, I live in Auckland). Seventeen […]

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Australian edition

THE WATCHER: Dec 05, AU Edition

March 10, 2008 iwishart 0

ALAN RM JONES The year of the monkey… It was an annus horribilis for an increasingly isolated and beleaguered Republican president under attack from a scathing media and irresolute Democrats in Congress. Each day’s news […]