The New Zealand Initiative

Here’s the response from the delightful Oliver Hartwich, Executive Director. The range of research they engage in is extraordinary (love to know their financial backing). I’d encourage any of you to produce an article or a paper on a topic close to your...

Chairman of national health board adopts secrecy

from Radio NZ on MSN The new national health organisation is being accused of secrecy and spin – and keeping too much behind closed doors. Before Te Whatu Ora was created in July, the 20 district health boards it replaced held monthly meetings, with open...

We’re better than you think

Think New Zealand’s pretty great? Of course you do—but it might be better than you think (NZ is third from the left, above). You may have heard recently (because our democracy is under attack) that we’re one of the world’s oldest continuous...

He Puapua clarified

The authors summarised the report’s proposals as a scenario, dubbed “Vision 2040”, consisting of 22 bullet points under five sub-headings. Vision 2040 is set out below, with Te Reo terms translated into English. Vision 2040 Sovereignty Māori will be exercising...

Fight now or later, but fight you will

Transcript of a speech by Senator Malcolm Roberts to the Australian Senate on 1 December regarding the Trusted Digital Identity Bill 2021 As a servant to the people of Queensland and Australia, tonight I draw attention to a new government bill, the Trusted Digital...