Tag Archives: NZ Politics

Meth houses.. update

I just watched a TV current affairs item, about the recent ‘debacle’, around ‘Meth testing in NZ state houses’. They interviewed some folks who had been evicted, due to the harsh Zero-tolerance attitudes, of the previous (right-wing) Govt. to this … Continue reading

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other opinions

I listened last evening to radio talkback.. the topic was the ’70th anniversary of Alcoholics Anon. in Aotearoa/NZ’. They were calling for people to ring & talk about their experiences. They stated that only about 5% of people who had … Continue reading

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The BIG question is..

I just read a press release from a TV network, in Aotearoa/NZ.. titled: ‘Should New Zealand legalise cannabis ?’ Many of you likely know my answer.. but here are comments from a few others: 1) Curator of the ‘Whakamana Cannabis … Continue reading

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Reeferendum concerns

In light of my last post; opinion of a Doctor on the promised upcoming cannabis referendum, which I say I do agree with.. there are some specific issues, I thought I’d highlight: 1) as per the post.. the ‘reeferendum’ sounds … Continue reading

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stereotypical comment

I have been listening to the parliamentary debate (this evening) Second reading of: Domestic Violence – Victims’ protection bill. The bill is about adding protection to employees, who suffer this kind of violence & potentially could lose their job or … Continue reading

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Extra Rehab facilities

I just watched a TV news item.. in light of the recent announcement, to reduce prison numbers, they are diverting funds, from ‘seized assets’ from Drug raids; motor vehicles etc. (proceeds of crime) to Drug rehab. Normally this money would … Continue reading

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parliament questions.. evictions

I watched parliament Question time today.. there was a question to the new minister about; actions taken over the ‘Meth debacle’ in public housing. The minister responded by saying that the previous Govt. had effectively created a ‘hysteria’ around Meth … Continue reading

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