Tag Archives: NZ Politics

Parliament Speech

Today I watched the opening of the 52nd Parliament of Aotearoa/NZ. It started with all the ‘pomp & ceremony’ but concluded with the ‘Speech from the Throne’ delivered by the Governor-General (Queen’s (Head of State) Rep in NZ). She outlined … Continue reading

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Classic misinformation

As a follow-up to my post about ‘meet the pubic day’.. I thought I’d highlight a few examples of ‘classic misinformation‘ from my conversations with the public : 1) an elderly gent (60+ ?) told me he was ‘totally against … Continue reading

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Medicinal supplier busted

I read in a press release that all the talk by NZ Police of not targeting Medicinal cannabis users is total misinformation/B-S, thanks to the NZPO. Extracts from a recent press release, shows the opposite: ‘Hundreds of patients are searching … Continue reading

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muddying the waters again

I saw a brief interview with the new, incoming; Minister of health (NZ Labour party-led Govt.). He was asked whether the Green party would be leading the potential changes to Medicinal cannabis laws. (their parliamentary bill, due for 1st reading) … Continue reading

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Referendum.. concerns

I was reading a press release from a TV journo. titled; 10 Things the Govt. needs to consider (regarding the announced referendum): 1. What’s the point? 2. What does legalising cannabis mean? 3. Do we want a market like alcohol … Continue reading

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Letter to Editor

I just wrote a letter to editor; local newspaper. I will see if they publish it.. The Editor submitted for consideration, letters to editor section; I am writing on the recent announcements, about possible cannabis law reforms. Firstly, it is … Continue reading

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I see a light

A few commentators have said, if change on drug law comes to Aotearoa/nz, it may come quickly; this last few days has ‘shone a light’ in the darkness of the Drug WAR in this whenua (land).. I hope it gets … Continue reading

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