Rights to land matters, especially for Māori

Rights to land matters, especially for Māori

The rights to land for many communities across the world, especially for New Zealand’s Māori, have fought for landlessness for decades as the Government buys it out. Today is this year’s commemoration Day of the Landless. It aims to defend against ancestral lands. Recognition for land rights and ownership, including...

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Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern ‘still laughing’ after meeting distinctive Woman on flight

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern ‘still laughing’ after meeting distinctive Woman on flight

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern experienced an unexpected surprise while on an Air New Zealand flight on Monday. Ardern met a woman sitting in front of her, who turned around discreetly smiling behind a rather distinctive face covering. It featured the Prime Ministers face all over the face covering, and the...

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Kris Faafoi looking at ‘alternative’ media to fund

Kris Faafoi looking at ‘alternative’ media to fund

A Government funding of $55 million is up for grabs. Broadcasting and Media Minister Kris Faafoi is looking at the alternatives to mainstream, typically those who spend their time investigating under public interest journalism. The new media fund, announced on February 12, will be administered by NZ On Air which...

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‘disgusting’ Vista 48 Hours Film Competition shows video full of Conspiracy Theories

‘disgusting’ Vista 48 Hours Film Competition shows video full of Conspiracy Theories

The Vista Foundation 48 Hours Film Competition’s disgusting move premiered a video on March 25 called ‘Elon Gates’, which spits a whole load of Conspiracy Theories. The video was made private as of recent, however. The video was submitted by Conspiracy Theorist Vinny Eastwood and his team Infectious Films, aiming...

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Fact Check: MP Ginny Anderson on the Airport Flyer

Fact Check: MP Ginny Anderson on the Airport Flyer

Today in Parliament, the House had a special form of debate where members discussed local issues. Labour MP Greg O’Connor said in his speech about the Te Ara Tapua and mentioned that this would make a legal connection of the 16km of his electorate, Ohariu; for the Coastline to be...

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Japanese Coast Guard claims North Korea launched ballistic missile

Japanese Coast Guard claims North Korea launched ballistic missile

The Japanese Coast Guard has made a statement that North Korea could have fired a ballistic missile. The missile was fired on Thursday according to the Coast Guard. It will be the first ballistic firing from the dictatorship-run country within the past year. A tweet published from the official Prime...

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Climate Change Minister urged to make Health Appointment

Climate Change Minister urged to make Health Appointment

The Climate Change Minister James Shaw has been urged to make and appoint a public health expert to the Climate Change Commission. It would ensure health is improved as well as reduce greenhouse gas emissions. “Reducing our greenhouse gas emissions could be one of the most important public health interventions...

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National: Labour votes against School Sex Offenders notification

National: Labour votes against School Sex Offenders notification

MP for Waimakariri, Matt Doocey, says Labour has voted against the law to notify schools of sex offenders. Labour has failed to ease the minds of parents across the country as it voted down a law change that would have required the Department of Corrections to notify schools of sex...

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Media staff employed by Government should receive COVID-19 Vaccine

Media staff employed by Government should receive COVID-19 Vaccine

Staff employed by the Government who work for the media should receive the COVID-19 Vaccination to ensure they add another layer of protection while doing their job. Media are an active group of individuals who also work on the frontline, just like border workers. Those who receive Government funding should...

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CEO Sam Hudson ‘not exactly happy’ with Government Social Media Channels

CEO Sam Hudson ‘not exactly happy’ with Government Social Media Channels

thisquality CEO Sam Hudson has expressed his concern for Government Social Media channels saying they need to be fair with Journalistic behaviours but he does respect rules, and follows them. “I think the problem we all face is that there needs to be full-on transparency when it comes to Government...

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