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Let’s help Tonga

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Date published: 8:32 am, January 19th, 2022 - 12 comments
Categories: Deep stuff, disaster, Environment, International, Pacific
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In 2010 the poor but proud Island Nation raised $705,000 to donate to the Christchurch Earthquake Appeal Fund.  If New Zealanders were to reciprocate their generosity we would donate over $30 million.  It is time for us to return the favour.

He’s not the messiah …

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Date published: 8:22 am, January 18th, 2022 - 97 comments
Categories: covid-19, human rights, law, law and "order", religion, uncategorized
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… he is allegedly a very naughty boy.

Open mike 20/01/2022

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Date published: 6:00 am, January 20th, 2022 - 14 comments

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Daily review 19/01/2022

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Date published: 5:30 pm, January 19th, 2022 - 11 comments

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Open mike 19/01/2022

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Date published: 6:00 am, January 19th, 2022 - 128 comments

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Daily review 18/01/2022

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Date published: 5:30 pm, January 18th, 2022 - 16 comments

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Open mike 18/01/2022

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Date published: 6:00 am, January 18th, 2022 - 236 comments

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Daily review 17/01/2022

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Date published: 5:30 pm, January 17th, 2022 - 44 comments

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New Zealand’s Omicron options

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Date published: 2:31 pm, January 17th, 2022 - 90 comments

It will be a few days before we know if the omicron variant of Covid-19 is starting to spread in New Zealand. There are things we can be doing that will determine how that goes.

Open mike 17/01/2022

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Date published: 6:00 am, January 17th, 2022 - 111 comments

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Blinken and Blind-Sided?

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Date published: 2:54 pm, January 16th, 2022 - 17 comments

Russian peacekeepers are already leaving Kazakhstan having nipped the ‘colour revolution’ in the bud. Blinken clearly didn’t have a clue when he said Russians never leave the house. Russian intelligence was superb. Now we wait for Russia’s response to US likely refusal to pull back from its borders. One thing I’d bet on – no invasion of Ukraine.

The Department of Earthly Gifts

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Date published: 1:11 pm, January 16th, 2022 - 151 comments

Where western minds are busy arguing if indigenous knowledge is science, botanist and first nations woman Robin Wall Kimmerer exemplifies how to do both at the same time.

Open mike 16/01/2022

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Date published: 6:00 am, January 16th, 2022 - 251 comments

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Open mike 15/01/2022

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Date published: 6:00 am, January 15th, 2022 - 150 comments

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Daily review 14/01/2022

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Date published: 5:30 pm, January 14th, 2022 - 39 comments

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What about those neat capital gains on housing, eh?

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Date published: 12:48 pm, January 14th, 2022 - 184 comments

Labour are doing the things about the housing crisis they said they would. It’s not working.

More Anarchy in the UK

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Date published: 8:19 am, January 14th, 2022 - 20 comments

Boris Johnson’s reign as UK Prime Minister may be terminal after news of a Downing Street party held during lockdown was leaked to the press.

Open mike 14/01/2022

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Date published: 6:00 am, January 14th, 2022 - 227 comments

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Daily review 13/01/2022

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Date published: 5:30 pm, January 13th, 2022 - 49 comments

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Open mike 13/01/2022

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Date published: 6:00 am, January 13th, 2022 - 397 comments

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Daily review 12/01/2022

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Date published: 5:30 pm, January 12th, 2022 - 9 comments

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Open mike 12/01/2022

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Date published: 6:00 am, January 12th, 2022 - 159 comments

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Daily review 11/01/2022

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Date published: 5:30 pm, January 11th, 2022 - 26 comments

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Is it time for the Greens to go their own way?

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Date published: 1:18 pm, January 11th, 2022 - 122 comments

Climate, ecology, welfare, housing – we are now at the point for the Greens to go ‘fuck it, time to go back to our radical roots’.

 

What does Luxon do about Hipango?

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Date published: 9:31 am, January 11th, 2022 - 49 comments

Harete Hipango is in the news again, this time for posing with a group of anti vaxxers and posting a photo and making some pretty way out there comments on social media.

Open mike 11/01/2022

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Date published: 6:00 am, January 11th, 2022 - 86 comments

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Daily review 10/01/2022

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It’s Time.

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Date published: 2:46 pm, January 10th, 2022 - 323 comments

In seven or eight days from now, the dutiful lackeys of the NZ government and the public health dept they direct, are set to come after every child in NZ between the ages of 5 and 12 with injections of m-RNA to hand.

Human rights and MIQ

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Date published: 8:42 am, January 10th, 2022 - 155 comments

Well known socialite, fashion blogger and apparent Constitutional expert Jamie Ridge thinks that the country’s MIQ arrangements are completely unconstitutional.

Open mike 10/01/2022

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Open mike 09/01/2022

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Date published: 6:00 am, January 9th, 2022 - 120 comments

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