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Covid-19 and the creeping state

Did the New Zealand government act illegally on lockdown laws?

16 May 2020

9:00 AM

16 May 2020

9:00 AM

Undoubtedly we now have a tightly-knit oligarchy running New Zealand, dominated by Labour Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, attracting no more than a third of the votes in the last election. Described as short on real world experiences, Ardern is the darling of our overwhelmingly left-wing commentariat, even more so now the media are largely in the government’s pocket, an allegiance encouraged by a recent $50 million bailout to strikingly biased newspapers, television and radio.

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