Too many unreliable outbursts

The Editor,  The Dom Post,  Wellington


The only thing we can rely upon is the advice (sometimes differing) of the health experts. Read the rest of this entry »

Humility needed, not uniforms

The Editor, The Weekender,  Wellington


About the virus we can only rely upon the advice (sometimes differing) of the health experts. Read the rest of this entry »

Land Transport Strategy (GPS) submission

Ministry of Transport
Government Policy Statement (GPS)
Land Transport Strategic Priorities (2020) – draft

The urgency and necessary direction of transport planning is not well served by including Environment (‘Environmental sustainability’ and ‘Climate Change’ as simply a ‘key outcome’. Read the rest of this entry »

They are Elected Desperadoes

The Editor,  The Listener,  Auckland
25 September, 2019

Hello The Listener,

We have worldwide School Strike for Climate events and at the same time the advent of worldwide Elected Desperadoes distinguished as climate change deniers.   Although their climate politics clashes, they together illustrate the intensity of this global moment in human history. Read the rest of this entry »

Will small dairy concession lead to more support for the so-called “war on terror”?

The Editor,  The Sunday Star Times,  Auckland

01 October, 2015

Dear Editor:

Now that there seems to be a small concession for NZ dairy exports into North America in the agreement from the TPPA talks, the dangers to our democracy through investor state dispute tribunals and several other threats are coming closer.   Ironically, as a twisted sort of ‘thank you’, there is also the possibility that our current government will look to make concessions to the USA in support of its global interests elsewhere, such as the so-called ‘war on terrorism’, or trying to put pressure on China. Read the rest of this entry »