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Labour/Greens locked in 1970s urban planning timewarp

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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

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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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Destroying Winston Peters: who benefits?

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August 29, 2017 0
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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Culture of glamorizing death behind suicide rise?

August 29, 2017 1
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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Winston Peters on the Treaty of Waitangi: 2002

June 16, 2017 0

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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    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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    From Mark Steyn’s column this week: Mayor Khan is a slippery customer, and he used a slippery phrase in reassuring the public after Saturday’s carnage: London, he declared, was “one of the safest global cities [...]
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    United Kingdom
    By Ian Wishart British Prime Minister Theresa May is licking her wounds today, but it won’t be enough to save her. May squandered a plus-20 opinion poll lead eight weeks ago to wake up this [...]
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    THE ROCKING OF THE DOME                       INVESTIGATE: Nov 03 IAN WISHART reports on the infiltration of New Zealand’s Muslim community by Islamic fundamentalists An Islamic “charity” involved in fundraising for Al Qa’ida and the South East [...]
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    New Zealand
    FLASHBACK: April 2003 By Hamish Carnachan “It’s a dogs life,” some people reckon, yet I can’t help but notice the irony as I observe Animal Control Services field officer Barbara Slade approach this wretched mongrel. [...]
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    New Zealand’s governing National Party is unchanged with 43% support in May virtually level with the opposition Labour/Greens on 42.5% (unchanged) before this week’s New Zealand Budget delivered a second straight annual surplus. The tight [...]
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DCF 1.0
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 […]