Category Archives: Current Events

The Silly Ridge Collapse Continues

The Auckland socialite who seems to think she is a celebrity, still, simply for marrying two famous NZ sportsmen, and then divorcing them, is again in court, this time over bankruptcy. Her ‘defence’ is that her latest ex-husband, an ex … Continue reading

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Little Labour Leader (the Art of Coming Thru the Middle)

Andrew Little has just scraped back into parliament on Specials and now wants to be leader of Labour. “Andrew Little is talking up his connections outside the Labour caucus, amid signals he may stand for the Labour leadership.” “The former Labour … Continue reading

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4 Blood Red Moons & The End of the World

Tonight is a rare “red moon” or “blood moon.” It looks like this (left) from New Zealand (ie our moon has a man’s face – the “man in the moon”) and appears ‘red.’  It looks differently in the northern hemisphere (below) … Continue reading

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Amazing New Evidence of Jesus: Is It Fake? Old Books (Part 2)

There has been a truly AMAZING discovery in the archives of the Vatican (not so much an archaeological discovery as a re-find).  Archivist Ignazio Perrucci says he has discovered an old papyrus manuscript; a first-century eye witness account by a pagan Latin Roman historian of a miracle … Continue reading

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4th Term for Nats? NZF & Conservatives.

DPF at Kiwiblog speculated yesterday on whether National can get an historic 4th term to match the Holyoake era (1960, 63, 66, 69) something Helen Clark tried desperately to do. “I had even mentally drafted a blog post intended for the … Continue reading

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American Woman Beheaded in US by Islamist

I said in a Guest Post on Kiwiblog a few weeks ago (reprised below) regarding cowardly Islamic beheadings, “What happens when this is done to a Western woman?  Or a celebrity?  The fuse of an international powder keg is burning.” … Continue reading

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Explosive Dotcom, Cunliffe & the Bismarck

In his NZ Herald column on September 17, John Armstrong wrote, “So robust was Dotcom’s evidence of prime ministerial untruths supposed to be that it would sink John Key faster than the Bismarck.” The military simile is perhaps correct, in that … Continue reading

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#4 Reflections on the NZ General Election (2014)

Numbers muncher DPF at Kiwiblog posted some interesting election stats. Labour won the party vote in only five general electorates, down from 14 last time. Labour came third in the party vote in four seats – Bay of Plenty, Helensville, Tauranga and … Continue reading

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Will the Labour factions Unite or Untie?

It is more likely they will untie (see below).  However, more moderate forces, such as David Shearer, will attempt to drive a “process;” but the ideological disparatity within this party, and the fanatical passion its activists and adherents hold to as … Continue reading

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#3 Reflections on the NZ General Election (2014) Cosgrove.

It is clear from almost universal sources, including many within the Labour Party, that Labour has become woeful and disconnected from the public by extreme social advocacy, sexuality politics, factionalism and liberal lunacy.  “Abandoned by the tradies” puts it well. … Continue reading

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