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Diary of an ‘Expert’ (She/Her) + boosters 100 per cent masked

28 August 2023 5:30 am

Dear Diary, Well, it’s happened. Deep down I knew it might, but I still can’t believe it. Today, Chris Hipkins…

The lost generation: a global assault on children and young people

24 February 2023 4:00 am

Last week, Australia’s children’s commissioner, Anne Hollonds, spoke passionately about the myriad impacts children and young people had endured due…

Ardern escapes election judgment

7 February 2023 6:00 am

On the morning of August 26, 2021, my wife and I arrived at Christchurch Airport, New Zealand, for our flight…

New Zealand’s Covid inquiry: reckoning or rubber-stamp?

7 December 2022 4:00 am

New Zealand’s Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, this week announced a Royal Commission of Inquiry into New Zealand’s Covid response. ‘A…

Jacinda's alternate climate reality

31 May 2022 1:00 pm

I sometimes wonder if I live in an alternate reality. A parallel universe, if you will. This is a universe…

A Covid retrospective

30 April 2022 9:00 am

We contrarians warned of the harm lockdowns would do - and have done