Smokers Party

I don’t know what it is like in other parts of the world but in New Zealand smokers are getting shafted by constant price rises that are supposed to stop people smoking. For instance the Ministry of Health says “About 600,000 adults (15.7%) were current smokers, down from 20.1% in 2006/07.” which pretty much means […]

$20 Billion investment in the New Zealand Defence Force

In July of 2016 the Minister of Defence Gerry Brownlee released a defence white paper outlining future spending. Part of this spending was a $20 Billion investment over 10 years in the New Zealand Defence Force. How bizarre. We live in a country where the chances of being attacked are negligible. To quote the same white […]

New Zealand ranked 34th out of 41 developed countries for child well being!

This is disgusting. Why the government hasn’t resigned or been thrown out on mass over this is beyond me. New Zealand is 34th out of 41 developed countries for child well being! Does the exclamation mark and bold accurately portray my anger? Because I am defiantly f&*^%d off and you should be too. And what will […]