The coming New Zealand property crisis

Opinion What's happening in New Zealand and other countries at the moment reminds me of the 70` s and 80`s. We have rising inflation and  an over stimulated economy, frantic government spending a shortage of labour and goods . The usual medicine to fix inflation is to keep raising interest rates which is happing right … Continue reading The coming New Zealand property crisis

The Rhythm of Life (poem)

Photo:SW The Rhythm of Life  The spawn of winter Colours of fawn Fading days of summer forlorn Lingering rays over misty dale Smile of a stranger supermarket bent The smell of Bar b`s onion and sauce Raising money what ever the cause Hard working mothers and dad to boot Rugby raises for distant route The … Continue reading The Rhythm of Life (poem)

This is the problem with Māori co-governance

Heather du Plessis-Allan: This is the problem with Māori co-governance I was slightly surprised to read an article in the Herald today in which Maori Development Minister Willie Jackson says Kiwis have “nothing to be scared of” when it comes to Māori co-governance of our assets.  But if you’ve been following the story of Te Urewera National … Continue reading This is the problem with Māori co-governance

Three Waters – the battleground

Three Waters - The battleground Opinion: Carrying on from my last post about dignity, we come to the Three Waters battleground. We have put up what we have already posted about this issue. The proposal by National is a very simple answer to this problem, Christopher Luxon`s answer is about fixing the problems with water, … Continue reading Three Waters – the battleground

Jacinda Ardern declared war on New Zealand

The PM and her government at war with the people of New Zealand! Opinion (Unedited) Police Raid Freedom Village, Wellington, NZ Wednesday. March 2, 2022 It`s so sad to watch as the police attack the protesters in Wellington. Whether you agree with them or not, there in a way representing all of us in  … Continue reading Jacinda Ardern declared war on New Zealand