Karl du Fresne
Tuesday, August 9, 2022
The Uffindell affair and what it tells us about National
I shook my head in disbelief when the National Party announced its candidate in the Tauranga by-election. Sam Uffindell seemed the ultimate ...
Sunday, August 7, 2022
On the joys of long-haul travel
International travel has always been a trade-off. You put up with cramped aircraft seats and long, tedious flights over featureless oceans...
Friday, July 15, 2022
Whoops, not that one
You know you're in America when you google the Dominion Post and it brings up the Dominion Post in Morgantown, West Virginia....
Wednesday, July 13, 2022
Hasta la vista
This blog is going into recess until early August - that is, unless unforeseen events compel an unscheduled rousing from hibernation. In the...
Monday, July 11, 2022
The intriguing circumstances in which Joanna Kidman was appointed to show us the way against hatred and extremism
There’s an intriguing piece in today’s Herald (paywalled) concerning a government about-face over the appointment of University of Otago pr...
Thursday, July 7, 2022
Abortion in New Zealand: the statistics
Contrary to what I wrote in a recent blog post about Roe v Wade , recent statistics about abortions in New Zealand are still available. They...
Wednesday, July 6, 2022
The hypocrisy of would-be censors
Dane Giraud of the Free Speech Union sent the following out to members this morning and I think it deserves to be seen by a wider audience...
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