Tag Archives: Newshub

Another do as I say, not doer — Kiwiblog

Newshub reports: Green Party co-leader James Shaw is defending against accusations of hypocrisy for travelling to a climate conference in Glasgow after criticising Parliament’s sitting at alert level 4.The Green Party refused to attend Parliament while Wellington was still at alert level 4 on Tuesday last week. Glasgow currently has 1,800 new Covid-19 infections a…

via Another do as I say, not doer — Kiwiblog

Jacinda signed off Mob funding — Kiwiblog

Newshub reports: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has confirmed she signed off on millions of dollars to fund a meth rehab programme run by the Mongrel Mob. Nearly $3 million in funding seized from gangs and criminals by police is being used to fund the Mongrel Mob’s Kahukura drug and trauma rehabilitation scheme, Hawke’s Bay Today newspaper revealed on…

via Jacinda signed off Mob funding — Kiwiblog

Drug and alcohol programmes in prison down 75% — Kiwiblog

Newshub reports: The Government has promised to improve mental health but the number of prisoners attending drug and alcohol programmes has plummeted by 75 percent in five years. …And despite health being one of prison’s biggest issues, the number of prisoners in drug and alcohol programmes is plummeting. Five years ago, about 6300 programmes were…

via Drug and alcohol programmes in prison down 75% — Kiwiblog

Hey Jacinda is this a legitimate ute user? — Kiwiblog

Newshub reports: But Ardern confirmed she’s ruling out exemptions for utes. “We did discuss that because we recognised that there is a lag in the technology right now. But after discussing it, debating it and working it through, it was going to be very difficult to operationalise,” she said. “A large number of those buyers of those…

via Hey Jacinda is this a legitimate ute user? — Kiwiblog

Parker to Mental Health Foundation: You’re Not Telling the Truth — The BFD

Owning their mistakes seems to be one of the most difficult things for this current government, and none more so than in mental health. Newshub reported on the government yet again trying to shift and deflect. A senior Government minister has accused a top mental health advocate of not telling the truth about the state…

via Parker to Mental Health Foundation: You’re Not Telling the Truth — The BFD

Controversy brewing over transgender children’s access to puberty blockers — Family First NZ

NewsHub 28 March 2021Family First Comment: Finally the media actually gives a balanced investigation into this issue….“The Ministry of Health maintains puberty blockers are safe and reversible but its British counterpart the NHS doesn’t. It says little is known about the long-term side effects, the psychological effects or how it affects the development of the teenage…

via Controversy brewing over transgender children’s access to puberty blockers — Family First NZ

National leaking again — Kiwiblog

Newshub reports: Newshub can reveal yet more discord in the National Party, this time over fluoridation – in an extremely rare move, MPs voted down the leadership on a key health policy. The Government has proposed making Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield responsible for fluoride in water to protect Kiwis and their kids’ teeth, rather…

via National leaking again — Kiwiblog

Who’s telling the truth? — Kiwiblog

Newshub reports: The COVID positive KFC worker, known as Case L, has told Newshub she’s upset the Prime Minister told the country she should have been self-isolating, as the official advice she got was that she didn’t need to.She says she and her family have been ridiculed online, and wants an apology.Case L tested positive…

via Who’s telling the truth? — Kiwiblog

Face of the Day — The BFD

Screenshot from Newshub video House Speaker Trevor Mallard has apologised “unreservedly” for falsely accusing a former parliamentary staffer of rape, which led to a $333,000 taxpayer-funded legal settlement. Mallard appeared before the Governance and Administration Select Committee in Wellington on Wednesday where he was grilled by National MPs who have been calling for him to…

via Face of the Day — The BFD

Cannabis referendum: Where support for legalisation was highest — Family First NZ

NewsHub 7 November 2020 Data shows support for legalising cannabis was highest in Wellington, with 72 percent of voters casting their ballots in Wellington Central and 65 percent in Rongotai saying yes. Because voters on both the general and Māori rolls placed their papers in the same box, the Electoral Commission says it’s impossible to…

via Cannabis referendum: Where support for legalisation was highest — Family First NZ

National Party Leader Poll Results: Newshub vs The BFD — The BFD

Newshub First place Judith CollinsSecond place Mark MitchellThird place Paula BennettLast Simon BridgesThe BFD First place Judith CollinsSecond place Simon BridgesThird place Mark MitchellFourth Todd MullerLast Paula Bennett

via National Party Leader Poll Results: Newshub vs The BFD — The BFD

Parents of children with Down syndrome don’t want community targeted in abortion law reform — Family First NZ

 

NewsHub 9 March 2020Family First Comment: Finally! TV3’s The Project actually has something worth repeating….“In New Zealand, pregnancy scans give a probability of a baby having Down syndrome, but it’s only about 80 percent accurate. Many women whose babies test positive will terminate the pregnancy. In the United Kingdom where a more accurate blood test…

via Parents of children with Down syndrome don’t want community targeted in abortion law reform — Family First NZ

Mixing weed, alcohol and driving: The ‘unanswered question’ in the cannabis referendum — Family First NZ

 

NewsHub 22 February 2020Family First Comment: This is a situation where one plus one actually equals a lot more than two. People don’t realise that the combination of alcohol and cannabis… acts as a multiplier. Combining even a small amount of alcohol with drugs is going to potentially mean that you are really, really impaired and…

via Mixing weed, alcohol and driving: The ‘unanswered question’ in the cannabis referendum — Family First NZ

Figures reveal one in five Kiwis are hazardous drinkers — Family First NZ

 

NewsHub 15 November 2019Family First Comment: “The number of 18- 24-year-olds drinking heavily at least once a week has increased by a third, to more than 21%. Overall, more than 80% of adults drank to excess in the past year – up 2%.”And this is – apparently – a ‘regulated’ market, just like they reckon cannabis…

via Figures reveal one in five Kiwis are hazardous drinkers — Family First NZ

‘I died inside’: Woman holds back tears in abortion law submission — Family First NZ

 

NewsHub 29 October 2019Family First Comment: “My baby did not have the ability to speak for his or her right to keep living. In turn, I lost my voice too… I became very depressed, anxious, timid, traumatised.” A woman held back tears while submitting on proposed abortion law changes, urging MPs to ensure pregnant women have…

via ‘I died inside’: Woman holds back tears in abortion law submission — Family First NZ

Face of the Day — The BFD

 

That’s it, stick a fork in it…it’s done. The New Zealand Defence Force will be updating its grooming and appearance guidelines to reflect a more gender-neutral attitude for the Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN), meaning male personnel can wear makeup and nail polish if they wish to do so. Newshub received information from a Navy…

via Face of the Day — The BFD

Random Impertinent Question & Answer — The BFD

 

Question for our PM: Does she stand by her comment that Lester ran as an independent in the Wellington local body election? Answer: No she does not. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to apologise to Justin Lester for forgetting he ran as a Labour candidate Newshub

via Random Impertinent Question & Answer — The BFD

Parents claim UK schoolgirls skipping school to avoid gender-neutral bathrooms — Family First NZ

 

NewsHub 7 October 2019Family First Comment: The harm of gender ideology in schools…“Other parents’ claim their girls are refusing to urinate all day, have stopped drinking to avoid needing to use the bathrooms, and are staying home from school if they are menstruating.” A UK primary school is under fire after changing its bathrooms to be…

via Parents claim UK schoolgirls skipping school to avoid gender-neutral bathrooms — Family First NZ

New Zealand cannabis hospitalisations more than double in decade – Ministry of Health — Family First NZ

 

NewsHub 14 August 2019 New Zealand’s cannabis-related hospitalisations have more than doubled in the past decade. New statistics, collected by the Ministry of Health, show that in 2008 only 192 people were released from hospital with a primary cannabis diagnosis. However, by 2018, this had increased to 505. Otago University Professor Joseph Boden, who has…

via New Zealand cannabis hospitalisations more than double in decade – Ministry of Health — Family First NZ

Corrections helping Tarrant spread his white supremacist hate — Kiwiblog

Newshub reports: Corrections says a letter sent out of prison by the alleged Christchurch shooter should have been “withheld”.On Tuesday a post appeared on /pol/, a 4chan thread infamous for graphic content and controversial comments, which read: “A couple of months ago I sent a letter to Brenton Tarrant and today I finally got a response.”The user,…

via Corrections helping Tarrant spread his white supremacist hate — Kiwiblog

Bennett goes list only — Kiwiblog

Newshub reports: National MP Paula Bennett says she will not be seeking re-election as MP for Upper Harbour in next year’s election. Bennett has been appointed as National’s campaign chair for the 2020 election and said being the party’s campaign chair will be a “massive commitment” and one that she wants to give “100 percent” of…

via Bennett goes list only — Kiwiblog

Jacinda’s Abortion Bill Promotes Increased Violence on Women and the Unborn — Right to Life New Zealand

 

Media Release Sunday 4th August Right to Life has learned through Newshub tonight that Jacinda’s Abortion Bill will be publicly released tomorrow. In a ‘news’ article which may as well be a promotional piece for those promoting abortion law reform Newshub’s Tova O’Brien gives us her personal pro-abortion views on the matter. In spite of…

via Jacinda’s Abortion Bill Promotes Increased Violence on Women and the Unborn — Right to Life New Zealand

Study claims legalising cannabis doesn’t make teens want to smoke it (Altho that’s not what the study says!) — Family First NZ

 

Legalising cannabis doesn’t make teens want to smoke it – studyNewsHub 9 July 2019Family First Comment: “It simply confirms that New Zealand would do well to wait and watch. At the end of the day, it’s a society-wide policy that will affect all age groups.” New research finding legalising cannabis doesn’t result in more teens taking…

via Study claims legalising cannabis doesn’t make teens want to smoke it (Altho that’s not what the study says!) — Family First NZ

Revealed: Thousands of under-14s prescribed antidepressants in 2018 — Family First NZ

 

NewsHub 20 May 2019Family First Comment: As the family unit weakens, and marriage rates decrease, we will continue to see these adverse stats rise, sadly. Newshub can reveal 3353 children aged under 14 were prescribed antidepressants through community-based providers (pharmacies) in 2018. 1573 were female. 1780 were male. Out of the 20 district health boards (DHBs)…

via Revealed: Thousands of under-14s prescribed antidepressants in 2018 — Family First NZ

Shaw says no reduction in emissions for at least six years — Kiwiblog

Newshub reports: Shaw, co-leader of the Greens, recently said emissions are not likely to start falling significantly until the mid-2020s. It has left Professor Robert McLaughlin of Massey University and New Zealand Centre for Planetary Ecology feeling disappointed. The Greens and Labour claim climate change is the most important issue of all time, and that emissions…

via Shaw says no reduction in emissions for at least six years — Kiwiblog

“Never felt more at home than she had in the last 10 days”. — Your NZ

Jacinda Ardern has continued to engage with and reassure Muslims around New Zealand. Yesterday she visited the Dunedin mosque that was considered as a target by the Christchurch terrorist, and also a Muslim child care centre. Newshub: Dunedin Muslim’s ‘astounding message’ to Jacinda Ardern about New Zealand after Christchurch attack A Muslim woman in Dunedin […]

via “Never felt more at home than she had in the last 10 days”. — Your NZ

Peters asleep at the wheel? — Kiwiblog

Lloyd Burr at Newshub writes: New Zealand had a seat at the top table in a huge room of leaders, officials, and diplomats from 57 Muslim-majority nations. It was an emergency conference of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation to discuss the Christchurch terror attack, and Winston Peters had been invited to represent New Zealand. And he…

via Peters asleep at the wheel? — Kiwiblog

Newshub’s Jessie Mulligan “Surely not all those who (oppose oppose abortion decriminalisation) are “hard core religious types and weirdos” — Right to Life New Zealand

 

Jessie Mulligan The Manager Media Works, Dear Sir Formal complaint. I wish to lodge a formal complaint on behalf of Right to Life against an item on the decriminalisation of abortion that featured on the Project at 7 PM on 13 March, 2019. Note: Facebook link My complaint is that the item breached the Broadcasting…

via Newshub’s Jessie Mulligan “Surely not all those who (oppose oppose abortion decriminalisation) are “hard core religious types and weirdos” — Right to Life New Zealand

‘It’s changed my home’ – US anti-cannabis lobbyist’s warning to NZ — Family First NZ

 

NewsHub 11 March 2019Family First Comment: Ben Cort – “People don’t understand that we’re not talking about a joint. People are smoking vapourisers that come in the form of functional pens that you can write and then hit… it’s not weed, it’s a concentrate. An 80 percent THC concentrate.”www.SayNopeToDope.org.nz A US anti-cannabis campaigner has warned New Zealand…

via ‘It’s changed my home’ – US anti-cannabis lobbyist’s warning to NZ — Family First NZ

Whose cracks are more problematic – Simon Bridges’ or Tova O’Brien’s? — Your NZ

Newshub journalist Tova O’Brien has written some scathing reports and opinions about Simon Bridges and his leadership. They have just exchanged jabs on Newshub Nation. Bridges: “And I know that will disappoint your commentators today such as David Slack and Tova O’Brien, but I’m here to stay.” O’Brien responded “I think it’s problematic that Simon […]

via Whose cracks are more problematic – Simon Bridges’ or Tova O’Brien’s? — Your NZ