Tag Archives: Stuff NZ

An electoral consequence is not a threat — Kiwiblog

The Stuff headline: A Dunedin City councillor received a threatening email from a community board member before the council voted to include Māori representation on two key committees. A threatening e-mail? Did she go to the Police? Was it violence that was threatened? Arson? Theft? Cr Carmen Houlihan said she received a ‘’threatening’’ email from…

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Napier living in fear — Kiwiblog

Stuff reports: Gang activity in Napier has led to locals being far more fearful about their safety than they used to be.A survey of 597 local people, undertaken in February, has revealed that 44 per cent of locals felt the city was not a safe place to live. That compares to just 17 per cent…

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Athletes’ biological advantages cannot be countered by testosterone restrictions — Family First NZ

Stuff co.nz 12 June 2021 – Steve Stannard Family First Comment: Here’s a simple biology lesson about why sports should remain girls-only and boys-only (as per birth)…. The upshot of this is that a grown man has a skeleton, that when accompanied by muscle, moves in a slightly different way than a grown woman, providing…

via Athletes’ biological advantages cannot be countered by testosterone restrictions — Family First NZ

Sam Bailey Critiques NZ Media Coverage — The BFD

Covid Plan B Dr Sam takes her gloves off in this video! Watch her rebuttal against a stuff.co.nz character assassination attempt on Dr Simon Thornley. To watch the full video click here. Note also: Stuff promotes Covid shots: Stuff Wins Funding to Counter COVID-19 Vaccine Misinformation https://web.archive.org/web/20210317173856/https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/health/coronavirus/124508789/stuff-wins-funding-to-counter-covid19-vaccine-misinformation NZ Government puts $50 million into the media: …

via Sam Bailey Critiques NZ Media Coverage — The BFD

Green Party’s motion to declare Palestine a state fails in Parliament | Stuff — NZ Friends of Israel Association Inc

Green Party MP Golriz Ghahraman The Green Party motion asking MPs to recognise Palestine as a state has failed in the House, with National and ACT MPs objecting to the effort. Green Party MP Golriz Ghahraman​ on Wednesday afternoon sought leave of the House to debate a motion asking MPs to recognise “the state of…

via Green Party’s motion to declare Palestine a state fails in Parliament | Stuff — NZ Friends of Israel Association Inc

Meth convictions hit a record high but police suggest numbers could be higher — Family First NZ

Stuff co.nz 24 March 2021Family First Comment: Remember – people like Helen Clark and other drug advocates want to remove criminal sanctions for use of these awful drugs. Criminal charges for methamphetamine have hit record numbers but police say the figures could be higher still as they are using discretion to keep people out of courts.…

via Meth convictions hit a record high but police suggest numbers could be higher — Family First NZ

Even Police staff feel unsafe in Wellington — Kiwiblog

Stuff reports: Police staff were allowed to take over public car parks outside their national headquarters in Wellington after claiming their essential staff felt too unsafe to walk to their cars at night. If only there were some sort of government agency whose job it was to keep the street safe so law abiding citizens…

via Even Police staff feel unsafe in Wellington — Kiwiblog

Ardern not revealing cannabis stance may have been ‘decisive factor’ in referendum result — Family First NZ

Stuff co.nz 8 March 2021 Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s decision not to reveal her position on the cannabis debate during election campaigning could have been a “decisive factor” in last year’s referendum, academics believe. Ardern and her Labour Party did not take a public stance on the legalisation of cannabis during 2020’s election campaign, despite…

via Ardern not revealing cannabis stance may have been ‘decisive factor’ in referendum result — Family First NZ

Where are the articles on men’s health? — Kiwiblog

The Stuff headline: Gender bias in medicine still putting women’s health at risk And the intro: Mentally, physically and biologically, men and women are simply not built the same way. It sounds obvious, but we have only really begun to understand why.These differences have not been reflected accurately in the field of medicine. Women’s health…

via Where are the articles on men’s health? — Kiwiblog

Green MP has no problems being called a Marxist — Kiwiblog

Stuff reports: Menéndez March worked as an anti-poverty activist with Auckland Action Against Poverty prior to coming to Parliament.“If people want to call me a Marxist because I raise the issue that a few people own a lot of homes at the expense of our homeless community and employers don’t pay fair wages – so…

via Green MP has no problems being called a Marxist — Kiwiblog

National Party MP Alfred Ngaro says number of abortions in New Zealand is a ‘tragedy’ — Family First NZ

 

Stuff co.nz 21 May 2019Family First Comment: Asking the questions which need to be asked“Ngaro said the Government was pushing for abortions to be made legal at 40 weeks – full term. “People are starting to say: Is this Government taking away the core values that this country was founded on? Do you accept that we…

via National Party MP Alfred Ngaro says number of abortions in New Zealand is a ‘tragedy’ — Family First NZ

Commentary that ”Palestinians innocent, Israelis evil” is morally bankrupt – Stuff — NZ Friends of Israel Association Inc

OPINION: Donna Miles-Mojab wrote that the language used about Palestinians is putting their lives at risk. I agree that the language used by most mainstream media to report and analyse the events in Gaza is shameful and it does risk Palestinian lives. However, we disagree about why. AP Relatives of Islamic Jihad militant Hussein al-Amour mourn…

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Israel helped Australia stop a terrorist attack on a plane leaving Sydney | Stuff — NZ Friends of Israel Association Inc

Peter Dutton Four men were arrested in late July over the conspiracy, which the Australian Federal Police allege involved smuggling a bomb hidden inside a meat grinder onto an Etihad flight from Sydney to Abu Dhabi. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu confirmed overnight reports that the country’s Unit 8200, attached to the Israeli Intelligence Corps,…

via Israel helped Australia stop a terrorist attack on a plane leaving Sydney | Stuff — NZ Friends of Israel Association Inc

Professor of physiology says transgender athletes have advantage in speed, power — Family First NZ

Stuff co.nz 3 December 2017Family First Comment: Actually, we didn’t need a physiology professor to tell us what is clearly obvious to all!#BiologyMatters A New Zealand physiology professor says transgender athletes have advantages over their female competitors and more research needs to be done by sporting regulators before they should compete against each other. Otago University…

via Professor of physiology says transgender athletes have advantage in speed, power — Family First NZ

Pokies ‘taking food out of the mouths of children’, says GP Lance O’Sullivan — Family First NZ

Stuff co.nz 26 November 2017Family First Comment: Well said, Dr Lance O’Sullivan Children are being left to wait outside Kaitaia pubs while their parents are inside gambling – parents who could ill-afford to lose $100, says former New Zealander of the year, and Kaitaia GP, Lance O’Sullivan. Yet it was a problem that was “so simple to…

via Pokies ‘taking food out of the mouths of children’, says GP Lance O’Sullivan — Family First NZ

Shifra Horn: Palestinians spurning offers of peace | Stuff.co.nz

“Fifty years ago this week, Israelis were euphoric. Our young army had just won the Six Day War and our newly created country in our historic homeland had been spared what we thought was our inevitable death and destruction. That euphoria was shattered six years later when Israel was attacked by Egypt and Syria on…

via Shifra Horn: Palestinians spurning offers of peace | Stuff.co.nz — NZ Friends of Israel Association Inc

Family First vow to instruct lawyers to ‘vigorously fight’ any deregistration attempt

Stuff co.nz 16 May 2017 Conservative Christian lobby group Family First is expected to lose its charitable status, according to NZME. The group was told by the Charities Registration Board in 2013 that its status was questionable. Family First, in a statement, said the organisation was told by media that the board still wanted to…

via Family First vow to instruct lawyers to ‘vigorously fight’ any deregistration attempt — Family First NZ

Damien Grant: Hysteria over Israel a stain on our nation | Stuff.co.nz

I’ve liked Gerry Brownlee ever since he flouted airport security. It’s inherently obvious that an overweight middle-aged Caucasian cabinet minister isn’t going to hijack a plane. He may have shellacked Christchurch but views differ on that.Still, I like him even more now he’s let slip his view on New Zealand’s shameful support of a UN…

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