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Dr Muriel Newman

The War on Woke

Labour is the champion of woke. Under the watch of our new Prime Minister, New Zealand has been transformed into ‘woke’ society where anyone questioning any aspect of the Government’s social justice agenda is treated as an enemy and cancelled.

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Dr Greg Clydesdale

Stopping the Woke Wave

A number of writers have noted that the woke ideology is now so entrenched in our institutions that it presents a genuine threat to Western culture.  The term 'woke' is now associated with intolerance and over-righteous zealots who believe they are morally superior.

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Dr Muriel Newman

False Narratives

To achieve equality and democracy, all references to the Treaty will need to be taken out of legislation, along with all references to race. Doing so reflects two important facts: the Treaty has expired and is no longer relevant, and, as far as ‘race’ is concerned, there is only one race, the human race!

Dr John Robinson

Our choice for the future: Equality or tribal rule

Never forget that this is our country, our future to decide. Politicians, and the political system do not serve us well. It will take a considerable effort to turn back from racism as the normal and accepted state of affairs. Getting rid of co-governance would be a good first step, but only a first step on the long road back to equality.

Dr Muriel Newman

Questioning Climate Change

Labour has pushed the country too far down the climate mitigation rabbit hole, and that what the cyclone and the floods have shown us only too clearly, is that as a nation, our focus instead should be on adaptation, so we can build greater resilience to the natural disasters that will undoubtedly confront us in the future.

Anthony Willy

The Inquisition 2023 National Party Style

It is unimaginably stupid for National to find itself in this position over such a fundamental matter as freedom of thought. The election is theirs to lose, very few voters want a return of the tribal Marxists but neither do they want such a heavy-handed medieval response to freedom of speech in such a contestable matter.

Dr Muriel Newman

Lessons From a Cyclone

Cyclone Gabrielle was a tragedy that exposed life-threatening frailties and failures within our infrastructure network. Once the immediate problems have been addressed, a comprehensive review will be required to mitigate the effects of potentially damaging natural events in the future.

Barry Brill

UNFCCC: Mission Accomplished!

Net Zero is a dead man walking. Professor Roger Pielke’s Iron Law of Climate Policy - when policies focused on economic growth confront policies focused on emissions reductions, it is economic growth that will win out every time - will inevitably prevail in democracies.

Dr Muriel Newman

Governing for All

It is unsurprising that the public objects to enforced racial categorisation. And that’s the bottom line - Kiwis want to be treated as equals, united as one people under one flag. New Zealand is one nation - a country of equal citizens, not a collection of competing tribes.

Sir Apirana Ngata

Treaty of Waitangi

Sir Apirana Ngata wrote his explanation of the Maori version of the Treaty of Waitangi in 1922, when he was an MP. That was in the days before activists started re-inventing the Treaty. The booklet was published and distributed to all Maori families. You can read it here.