New Zealand’s parliament has taken the extraordinary decision to remove a portrait of Sir Winston Churchill from its public gallery. As a result, he will now be hidden away from the public like some shameful reminder of the past. Not glorious, as he once was, but an embarrassment who is …Read More »
Activists want ‘white saviour’ film about Ardern’s response to Christchurch shooting axed – but doesn’t she deserve recognition?
If a crazed gunman slaughters a group of innocent people, should a leader take action or do nothing? It seems some in New Zealand wished it had been the latter, or at the very least don’t think that action deserves recognition. Everyone remembers the horrific Christchurch attack in 2019, when …Read More »
‘Nothing to suggest’ this is a domestic terrorism event, says PM Ardern, after four stabbed in Dunedin supermarket, New Zealand
Speaking on Monday, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said the attack at a supermarket earlier that day did not appear to be motivated by “domestic” terrorism. “There is nothing to suggest, from the police’s perspective, that this is what they would define as a domestic terror event,” Ardern told reporters. Police …Read More »
New Zealand PM Ardern plunges Auckland into 2nd LOCKDOWN in a month after new Covid-19 case detected
A seven-day lockdown will begin in Auckland from 6am local time on Sunday, while the rest of New Zealand will be placed into Level-2 restrictions, which limit public gatherings, Ardern said on Saturday, following a community transmission of SARS-CoV-2 resulting in a Covid-19 case of unknown origin. The new Covid …Read More »