Virus ignorance has led to a major shakeup in NZ politics

The Editor,  The Sunday Star Times,  Auckland



There was a similarity between the demise of the Nats’ Hamish Walker and that of Labour’s David Clark.  In both cases, they have been downed by a serious flaw in the approach to the virus by their respective party leaderships. Read the rest of this entry »

Greens new co-leader less scary?

The Editor, The Wellingtonian,

15 June, 2015

Dear Editor;

The problem with Gordon Campbell’s observation (Wellingtonian, 4 June) that some pundits say voters might be less reluctant to vote Green with James Shaw as co-leader is that it rests on the notion that the electorate looks on the Greens as a bit flaky or worse.   Read the rest of this entry »