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Dr Muriel Newman

Labour is the Problem

Labour employs an army of public relations advisors and communications experts. So, it’s really no surprise to find that contrary to Labour’s record of abject failure in virtually every area of governance, a narrative of success and sound economic management is being run.

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Frank Newman

A Budget of low expectations

The one thing I hope for from the annual budget is a government that says it will do less, not more. I’ve been hoping for that from every budget for the last 40 or so years, and each has been a disappointment.

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Bryan Leyland

Wind and Solar Power Need Storage

Given that the CEO of Transpower has warned us of the risk of blackouts this year, when the lakes are full, it seems to be inevitable that if it was a dry year, we would be in serious trouble. Quite obviously, the electricity market is unable to ensure an economic and reliable supply.

Dr Muriel Newman

Long Live the King!

Like shifting sands, New Zealand’s political parties are readying themselves for the most important election of our time. Opposition parties are focussed on removing race-based laws and growing the economy, while the “coalition of chaos” looks likely to double down on He Puapua and tribal rule, while continuing their reckless tax and spend.

Anthony Willy

To be or not to be Republican or Monarchist

Teetering as we are on the brink of tribal Marxism should this government be returned to power I can think of no worse a time in our history to be considering abandoning the Monarch as our head of state. Republicans take heed.  What you are proposing will be a disaster for the survival of our democracy and way of life.

Dr Muriel Newman

Tyranny of the Minority

Turning New Zealand back into a society where are all Kiwis are equal under the law, is the only way to build a strong and united future. Otherwise, we risk descending into the toxic race-based abyss currently being planned by the Maori Party and their allies.

Frank Newman

Chiefs at War

There is also now clearly emerging inter-generational conflict within Māori between more moderate iwi elders intent on working within the system and a younger generation of activists intent on destroying the system. The real question is whether any politicians are brave enough to confront these issues.

Dr Muriel Newman

Hiding in Plain Sight - the Real Agenda

Tuku Morgan and John Tamihere have made it very clear that if the Maori Party is the kingmaker after the election, they will not settle for anything less than full ownership of New Zealand’s freshwater.

Anthony Willy

Naked Greed

It is no wonder that Ngai Tahu are content to let their water grab rest unresolved in the High Court when they have a cast iron legislative right through Three Waters (Affordable Water) waiting in the wings.

Dr Muriel Newman

Labour Delivers Control of Fresh Water to Maori

In reality, Three Waters was always a trojan horse used by Jacinda Ardern to hide the fact that Labour was passing control of water to Maori. Since Chris Hipkins’ Affordable Water Reform does not change that, Maori control of freshwater is set to become a major election issue.