Priorities 

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Wellington man Danny Tahau Jobe has started a petition to include the Maori name of New Zealand, Aotearoa, in NZ’s official name. As of this morning, the petition was close to 3250 signatures. ‘ What’s interesting is that the petition is not calling for an immediate name change, rather, it’s calling for a referendum on … Continue reading Priorities 

Where’s the positive media?

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On Saturday, it was announced by Conservation minster Eugenie Sage and Energy minister Megan Woods that they had denied an application to mine on conservation land.  This is a positive for the government, as they are following up on their promises to restrict mining in favor of conservation. Ok. What’s the big deal? Well, I … Continue reading Where’s the positive media?

Guilty unless proven innocent

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Morgan Freeman is the latest Hollywood star to be hit with sexual misconduct claims. Now, the Screen Actors Guild is apparently considering revoking the lifetime achievement award it gave Freeman. Look, that’s not ok. Nothing has been yet proven.  This isn’t the way the justice system works. It is supposed to be innocent unless proven … Continue reading Guilty unless proven innocent

Men can face sexism

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I came across this tweet on twitter the other day: For those who don’t know, wahine means woman in Maori. Imagine if the roles were flipped in this tweet. Imagine the outrage of someone saying that women could not have an intelligent discussion. Imagine the outrage of someone saying that women just had shouty egos. … Continue reading Men can face sexism

Filler

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Breaking News! I have had nothing to blog about for the past couple days. So, naturally, I’m going to bullshit my way past 100 words in this post that will say absolutely nothing. Yes, I’m that desperate for something to blog about. There seriously hasn’t been anything worth blogging about for the past few days. … Continue reading Filler