Posts Tagged ‘death’

Propaganda Wars.

Written By: - Date published: 11:19 am, August 10th, 2018 - 30 comments

No-one reading this blog would willfully offer support to an ideology that’s killing people, right?

The Humanity.

Written By: - Date published: 5:57 pm, January 25th, 2018 - 8 comments

Thoughtless thugs. Killers.

Tax cuts and 1600 deaths per year

Written By: - Date published: 2:53 pm, May 31st, 2017 - 16 comments

One of the nasty little fishhooks in the budget was the cutting of the home insulation scheme (Warm Up New Zealand). The scheme had a benefit-cost ratio of $6 for every $1 invested. Around 1,600 people die in NZ a year of cold-related factors. Hope the tax cuts are worth it eh?

Written By: - Date published: 5:56 pm, January 12th, 2016 - 15 comments

Te Reo Putake spins the black circle and has a listen to Bowie’s final album, Blackstar.

Another farm death

Written By: - Date published: 10:01 am, August 28th, 2015 - 23 comments

Last night the Nats passed their widely ridiculed health and safety legislation. This morning a Waikato farm worker died in a workplace accident. Sincere condolences to his family and friends.

What does courage look like?

Written By: - Date published: 11:00 am, June 6th, 2015 - 189 comments

I hesitated before writing this. I knew that nothing I could write would do justice to the courage of Ms Seales and her family and supporters. The recent decision of Justice Collins on assisted death makes legal sense to me. I struggled to understand prior to his decision how he could legally support Ms Seales’ […]

Death by damp house

Written By: - Date published: 1:36 pm, June 4th, 2015 - 167 comments

death-damp-house

RIP Malcolm Fraser

Written By: - Date published: 8:32 am, March 21st, 2015 - 8 comments

malcolm-fraser

Terry Pratchett has gone to meet Death

Written By: - Date published: 6:31 am, March 13th, 2015 - 48 comments

“It is said that your life flashes before your eyes just before you die. That is true, it’s called Life.”
― Terry Pratchett, The Last Continent

Govt responsible for 7 NZ deaths

Written By: - Date published: 6:05 pm, November 4th, 2013 - 25 comments

National has agreed to lower the drink drive limit. Over 2 years ago they blocked a Labour amendment to do exactly the same thing. Their dithering has cost 7 New Zealand lives by their own measurements – 7 lives unfulfilled and families faced with unnecessary grief.

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