Date Archives July 2018

Alcohol reforms to be tightened under new bill

A new bill proposing tighter alcohol reforms is said to be in the process of being drafted with the intention of submitting it to the house sometime in the coming months. A parliamentary insider, who cannot be named for fear of reprisals, has drawn attention to this new bill which is said to be influenced strongly by the views of Sir Geoffrey Palmer and supported by noted politicians such as Judith Collins and Michael Woodhouse. Sir Geoffrey’s condemnation of MPs regarding alcohol reform issues was widely publicised in 2012, when… Read More

“Can’t get rid of me that easily!” Gareth Morgan’s new hard-hitting political party

Gareth Morgan may be set to rise like a phoenix from the ashes after setting TOP on fire in a shock move on Monday. Since he announced the fledgling investment is to be deregistered, the internet has been abuzz with debate about why Gareth really did it and whether anyone actually gives a toss. “Get stuffed, everyone.” Gareth has submitted a passionate letter to the EC regarding his party, which has since been leaked online. In some what might call a foolhardy show of bravery, Newshub reached out to Gareth… Read More

“Far-right” supporters deemed dangerous and violent; ideology to be outlawed

It has been an interesting week for supporters of free speech, and in particular people who identify with or support “far-right” ideologies. First, divisive pair Lauren Southern and Stefan Molyneux had their booking at a Council-owned venue, where they had planned to speak, cancelled. Auckland May Phil Goff received widespread criticism for his unrepentant condemnation of the pair’s opinions and emphasised that they would not be given a platform in any Council-owned or managed venues. On the back of this rejection, Southern was denied an automatic entry visa to New Zealand… Read More

Central North Island Councils to ban homeless from sleeping

Following a shock decision by Rotorua Lakes Council, banning homeless people from sleeping in a night shelter designed to give them refuge from the cold winter temperatures, Central North Island Councils are reputedly planning a new joint policy which would ban homeless persons from “overnight sleeping” anywhere at any time. An anonymous source who is collaborating closely on the project between several Councils, including Rotorua, Tauranga, Hamilton and Taupo, says that following the decision by the Lakes Council the wider fallout of rough sleeping has been more critically assessed and… Read More