Tag Archives: NZ Politics

Parliamentary Questions

Today was the second day of NZ Parliament in 2019. It was the first day for ‘Question-time’: Q3 from the Opposition Dep. Leader/Drug policy spokesperson, that was asking about the upcoming ‘Reeferendum’.. BUT again she called it ‘LEGALISING MARIJUANA’ (slang … Continue reading

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making political noise

I watched some of the recommencement of NZ Parliament for 2019. The Prime Minister made a speech, about the direction her Govt. intend to move, this year; Politically. There was much bluff & bluster, from all parties in response. But … Continue reading

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Green Fairy discharged

I see on today’s TV news, that kiwi ‘Green Fairy’ (Rose) was discharged without conviction. She was previously discharged on 3 other charges last November. Today her other main charge, of ‘cultivation of cannabis’ for Medicinal purposes was also discharged … Continue reading

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Smoking ban 2025

The previous Right-wing Govt. of Aotearoa/NZ, put in place ‘Smoke-free 2025‘… calling for all smoking to be effectively banned, for health reasons. The main target is supposedly ‘legal’ Tobacco, which is directly attributed to about 5,000 deaths annually in Aotearoa/NZ. … Continue reading

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in good faith

I heard on the recent news that the arrest rate for ‘cannabis possession’ (personal use) is down by about two-thirds, ki Aotearoa/nz.. now that NZ Police are ‘using discretion’; but to be clear, they are still arresting every 3-4 out … Continue reading

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Reeferendum debate.. bring it on

I watched a ‘TV debate’ between the newly announced: ‘Opposition’ National party Drug spokesperson & the Green party spokesperson (Govt. support party). This is about the announced ‘Reeferendum 2020’ in Aotearoa/NZ There were a few issues that stand out, to … Continue reading

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Reshuffle on the right

I just saw a brief news item.. the NZ National Party (Right-wing opposition) are about to undertake a ‘Reshuffle’ of their MPs. One thing they did announce; the Deputy Leader, is to take on ‘Drug Law Reform’, in the run … Continue reading

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