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Nothing Xenophobic Or Racist About The Chinese Travel Ban

AT FIRST, I couldn’t believe my ears. Morning Report co-host, Suzie Fergusson, was interviewing Isabella Lenihan-Ikin, President of the New Zealand Union of Students Associations (NZUSA).

MEDIAWATCH: How much does the National Party want to suppress the...

National are frightened that same day enrolment would attract a large percentage of disengaged voters that don't vote for them and building some moral argument of personal responsibility to defend that is atrocious. 

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Little’s Hate Speech Laws Will Destroy This Government.

ANDREW LITTLE has confirmed that the Coalition Government will announce changes to New Zealand’s free speech laws before the election. Clearly, Jacinda Ardern has not been able to persuade her Justice Minister that introducing “hate speech” laws is a sure-fire election loser. Or, perhaps the Prime Minister also believes that attacking freedom of speech is an election-winning strategy.

How on earth will National attempt to negatively spin Jacinda appearing on the cover...

The Venn diagram of those who hate Jacinda because she popular over seas with those who hate her baby and those who hate women is a perfect circle. 

MUST READ: Wake Up Call

Behind Peters’ masterfully patriotic sales-pitch, it would seem that there has always existed a hidden but unbreakable connection to a very different New Zealand.

Soooooo, isn’t it about time we found out who is funding Family First? Don’t...

Family First are the far right Christian pressure group who are currently running campaigns against the Cannabis referendum. Previously they were all about the legal right to beat the fear of God into children, now they are the moral custodians trying to kill off the cannabis debate.

Whoa – National might just have won the election

Bridges may have just found the policy that everyone will get around, handing it back to the bloody Aussies. 

Burning Down The House: Will The Greens Be The Death Of The Left?

CAN THE GREENS get themselves back on track?

Consider the distance National are pretending exists between them and Jami-Lee Ross

This whole sordid clusterfuck of ego, abuse of power, depression, anger and political toxicity is a Shakespearean Greek fucking Tragedy but everyone is MacBeth with an achilles heal.

Noooooooooooooo! Labour buy Freedom of Speech fight for election & ACT will be 4%

Nothing is going to make swinging voters recoil in horror quite like thinking the pious micro-aggression policing woke activists they see in their social media feed could be judge, jury and executioner of feee speech.

Who is going to take responsibility for the Greens plummeting to 5%?

The Greens have now dropped down to 5% - seeing as they over poll there is a very real chance they could slide under the threshold - who is going to accept responsibility in the leadership for this?

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5 years and finally justice: NZ Police formally apologise & settle for breaching my civil rights

After 5 years, the NZ Police have apologised and settled my complaint against their breach of my privacy and civil rights during their deeply flawed case against Nicky Hager. The formal apology is as follows.

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