New Zealand

Blackview BV9500 review: a seriously tough phone

Blackview BV9500: 4GB/64GB Helio P23, 2.5GHz, Android 8.1, IP69K rugged phone Nutshell review: Three weeks after purchase, I’m impressed with this phone. The Blackview BV9500 is pitched at tradies, construction workers and farmers. It offers […]

New Zealand

Amy Brooke: the future’s on hold

By Amy Brooke Operationally inadequate? AIR New Zealand,  Southern Cross, Vodafone, the major banks, power and communication companies? Contrary to the mantra that competition is always good, the now constant practice of cutting corners in […]

New Zealand

Destroying Winston Peters: who benefits?

By Ian Wishart The scandal surrounding who leaked information about the overpaid pension of NZ First leader Winston Peters raises some fascinating questions. In recent weeks we’ve seen the Green Party implode and its voters […]

New Zealand

In Brief: Friday 16 June 2017

From Investigate’s Facebook headlines this week: IT’S A MIRACLE! – leading atheist wants Bible In Schools to be expanded, calls religious education “crucial” IT’S UNSPEAKABLE – Katie Hopkins is savage over Grenfell tragedy GREEN TECH […]

New Zealand

NZ’s dirtiest political secret: the bloodless coup of 1986

FOR QUEEN OR COUNTRY?                          INVESTIGATE: APRIL 00 June 2017: Seventeen  years ago a little-known conference of constitutional experts revealed New Zealand’s dirtiest political secret: that in 1986 the NZ Parliament seized control of the country […]

Islamofascism

Flashback: Islamists infiltrate NZ, Nov 2003

THE ROCKING OF THE DOME                       INVESTIGATE: Nov 03 IAN WISHART reports on the infiltration of New Zealand’s Muslim community by Islamic fundamentalists An Islamic “charity” involved in fundraising for Al Qa’ida and the South East […]

New Zealand

Who let the dogs out? The dangerous breed debate

FLASHBACK: April 2003 By Hamish Carnachan “It’s a dogs life,” some people reckon, yet I can’t help but notice the irony as I observe Animal Control Services field officer Barbara Slade approach this wretched mongrel. […]