14/03/2018

What’s gone wrong in the West?

On one hand, Westies have to be happy with the investment that has gone into New Lynn and Westgate. However, the problem with that investment is […]
21/02/2018

National’s Political Beauty Parade

If you haven’t already heard, the National Party is holding a leadership lottery. Much like the TV programme Married at First Sight, it features five possible […]
07/02/2018

Brash’s mokopuna will be defined by their Maoritanga

I got to thinking about Waitangi Day, biculturalism and our national day when I dropped my youngest son – who is travelling to the UK for […]
31/01/2018

Marae protocol and baby bumps

A couple of matters have caused some furious debate over the past 10 days and they both concern our newly elected Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. The […]
24/01/2018

Loan sharking or legalised theft

I want to address two matters of significance to our community, because whilst they may seem separate, there is a connection. The first are low-life loan […]
10/01/2018

John Tamihere answers the critics and golliwogs

When the Labour-led government passed its Families Package Act on a Saturday afternoon the week before Christmas, it signalled a culture and direction switch for this […]
03/01/2018

Prime Minister Ardern seizes leadership on Poverty

When the Labour-led government passed its Families Package Act on a Saturday afternoon the week before Christmas, it signalled a culture and direction switch for this […]
20/12/2017

Big Win for Kiwis in Australia

I have written previously on values, ethics and direction of this new government and Labour, New Zealand First and the Greens have been hugely aggressive in […]