New Zealand

A visionary dream

I had a dream. It is November 2021, and I have just tuned in to the Prime Minister’s daily press conference. But something in her speech sounded both different and familiar. [...]

What future, New Zealand?

For Covid’s sake, how much freedom will New Zealanders sacrifice? The answer to that question will determine the future of our country. [...]

Government by numbers

Referenda are a much more transparent way of government by numbers than the poll-driven roll-out and roll-back of initiatives we have become used to. [...]

Apologise, then make it right

The government is effectively forcing skilled migrants to leave the country, while trying to find space in MIQ for other foreign workers to replace them. It is madness in a time of skill shortages and MIQ shortages. [...]