Dear Newsroom, shut up about Mask mandates

Dear Newsroom, shut up about Mask mandates

#OPINION: Newsroom recently has made articles about making masks mandatory in New Zealand when there’s no community transmission, and we’ve managed to swipe past it many times without it going out of control. You need to shut up about mask mandates because there’s no use of the community wearing a...

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Why did the Government take down Newsroom’s Oranga Tamariki video?

Why did the Government take down Newsroom’s Oranga Tamariki video?

#OPINION: I sometimes wonder how the heck Oranga Tamariki has done so little to help young ones instead of actually helping them. Including their families and foster families. What is going on at Oranga Tamariki? And, why is this the second time they have ordered Newsroom to take down their...

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Red Hats: ‘Make Ardern Go Away’ are being sold on NZ marketplace TradeMe

Red Hats: ‘Make Ardern Go Away’ are being sold on NZ marketplace TradeMe

OPINION: Browsing TradeMe, I stumbled across red hats titled “MAGA: Make Ardern Go Away” (PM Jacinda Ardern of NZ) that are being sold on TradeMe, representing the traditional “MAGA: Make America Great Again” hats promoted by US President Donald Trump, but these are something different. The bright red hats, for...

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NZ Government rejects calls for Welfare payments increase

NZ Government rejects calls for Welfare payments increase

OPINION: The New Zealand government has rejected calls for welfare payments to increase. During the 2020 General Elections in October, the Labour-Green Party government has shown it is more pro-business than pro-people, showing their true colours which allows cooperate elites to have more demands for deeper severity measures against the...

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Porirua needs to focus on healthy eating, than KFC grand opening

Porirua needs to focus on healthy eating, than KFC grand opening

OPINION: Porirua City Council has just yesterday promoted a grand opening for their new KFC store. The opening consisted of an organised powhiri for a KFC store. Seriously, we are not joking. If this was a publicity stunt, we wouldn’t blame them for promoting Porirua in a unique form of...

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New Zealand and US relationship under Joe Biden is destructive

New Zealand and US relationship under Joe Biden is destructive

OPINION: New Zealand’s PM Jacinda Ardern has had ties with Australia and other countries that are part of the US-led Five Eyes intelligence-sharing alliance, and to give congratulations to the elect-president Joe Biden, who is not the president at the time of writing this until 20 Jan 2021 is absurd....

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The education system is a mess, will the Government fix it?

The education system is a mess, will the Government fix it?

OPINION:Across all school levels in the education sector, young children have declined chances to play with new ideas and innovation to drive their future. During the school level progression, there’s less chance for collaboration, working outside or across certain boundaries; taking risks and problem-solving. Schooling and teaching fail to create...

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Bye-bye Eugenie Sage, you will not be missed

Bye-bye Eugenie Sage, you will not be missed

OPINION: Eugenie Sage MP has lost her seat as the Minister of Conservation meaning she’s out of that Parliament role. A long note was posted to her Facebook page explaining how proud she was to be a Green MP in a political party that achieved a first in New Zealand...

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Likely chance Greens will not make up 75% under Labour Cooperation Agreement

Likely chance Greens will not make up 75% under Labour Cooperation Agreement

OPINION: There’s a likely discreet chance that the Greens will not make up 75 per cent under the newly announced Cooperation Agreement by the Labour-led government and here is why. 150 Green Party members have been in a zoom call since 4 pm today, and the party needs at least...

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Why you need to have a say about Kāpiti’s Beach Bylaw

Why you need to have a say about Kāpiti’s Beach Bylaw

So, why do you need to have a say about Kāpiti’s Beach Bylaw? OPINION: If the bylaw isn’t proposed with ideas from the community, you might as well say goodbye to it. The bylaw requires that it gets proposed every decade (10 years) in order for it to stay, otherwise,...

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