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Gordon Campbell on allegations of left wing media bias

Column – Gordon Campbell

The left wing bias accusation dates back at least to the mid 1990s, when complaints of left wing bias were commonly being levelled at RNZs Morning Report programme, largely by National MPs discomfited by being interviewed by Kim Hill. The charge … Read more »

NZDF leaders to be grilled over Afghanistan civilian deaths

Article – RNZ

Present and past top brass within the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) will be grilled at an inquiry into a raid in Afghanistan nearly a decade ago. Read more »

CEAC support James Renwick

Press Release – Citizens Environmental Advocacy Centre

James Renwick claim that NZ is failing on climate change is valid, and since James has been receiving widespread media coverage that we outline most of it again here now as we gear up for the Global climate change conference beginning next week. … Read more »

Dancing in the street, on the beach, in refugee camps

Press Release – University of Auckland

A feature-length documentary film produced by Associate Professor Nicholas Rowe of the Dance Studies programme, Dancing7Cities, reclaims our right to dance, wherever we want. Read more »

NZDF Military Hierarchy Urged to Tell the Truth

Press Release – Hit and Run Inquiry Campaign

Protestors will be outside the venue of the fourth hearing for Operation Burnham Inquiry on Monday morning from 8.30am to give a message to former and current military officers as they arrive to speak about the ongoing coverup of the 2010 attack on … Read more »

Hydrogen policy paper appears to be means to an end

Article – NZ Energy and Environment Business Week

The Governments discussion paper on hydrogen outlines a possible future with it playing a major role in the energy sector, but the underlying presumption is this will need a large overbuild of renewable generation to make it economic. Read more »

Police hit the street with new mobile police base

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police are hitting the streets with a new mobile police base launched yesterday at the Hawkes Bay Home Show. Read more »

The Nation: Simon Shepherd Interviews Paula Bennett

Press Release – The Nation

National’s Deputy Leader Paula Bennett spent the week claiming a serious cover-up in the Prime Minister’s office. She used parliamentary privilege to name three of the Prime Minister’s closest advisors who, she says, knew about the sexual assault … Read more »

Firearms legislation must be fair to hunters

Press Release – Game Animal Council

The Game Animal Council is concerned that the Governments second tranche of firearms legislation released today may contain unreasonable provisions that will unfairly impact hunters, says Game Animal Council Chair Don Hammond. Read more »

Measured and reasonable approach to gun register

Press Release – Police Association

The Police Association welcomes the latest steps being taken by the Government to tighten gun laws in New Zealand and set up a gun register. Read more »

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