Letters: Reminiscent of Nazi tactics - New
Letters: Reminiscent of Nazi tacticsNew Zealand HeraldOur National government appears determined to override individual health freedoms and local autonomy, even when faced with determined opposition armed with scientific information, local support and the letter of the law. Recently GM-Free Northland ...
Posted on 5 April 2017 | 7:21 pm
High-profile Kiwis: Free speech under threat
Otago Daily TimesHigh-profile Kiwis: Free speech under threat in NZ universities ...New Zealand HeraldAn Auckland university professor has written an open letter rejecting the forceful silencing of dissenting or unpopular views on university campuses.Prominent Kiwis pen open letter saying free speech is under threat in NZ universitiesStuff.co.nzProminent Kiwis back free speech in universitiesTVNZPaul Moon: Freedom of speech in New Zealand's universities under attackWaikato TimesNewstalk ZBall 10 news articles »
Posted on 4 April 2017 | 1:12 pm
Barry Soper: Peters little more than an
Barry Soper: Peters little more than an irritant for PM contendersNew Zealand HeraldAt the moment Winston Peters is little more than an irritant, writes Barry Soper. Photo / Dean Purcell. Politics is all about timing. In six month's time, chances are a bark from Winston Peters will have both contenders for the Prime Minister's job ...and more »
Posted on 4 April 2017 | 11:55 am
Editorial: Is free speech really threatened?
Stuff.co.nzEditorial: Is free speech really threatened?Stuff.co.nzNames such as Sir Bob Jones, Don Brash, Brian Edwards, Sir Geoffrey Palmer and Gordon McLauchlan leap out. It is a commendable cause. Who could ever argue against the broad idea of free speech? It is the cornerstone of a liberal democracy. But when ...
Posted on 4 April 2017 | 10:02 am
Win a copy of 'A Constitution for Aotearoa
Scoop.co.nzWin a copy of 'A Constitution for Aotearoa New Zealand' BookScoop.co.nzWe have one copy of A Constitution for Aotearoa New Zealand , by former prime minister Sir Geoffrey Palmer and constitutional lawyer Dr Andrew Butler. The book has been signed by Sir Geoffrey and generously donated to Scoop in support of this campaign.and more »
Posted on 3 April 2017 | 10:16 pm
Sir Geoffrey Palmer: Powerful statement
Surrounded by mountains of thick green bush and magnificent seascapes Hiroshima today does not look like a place visited by a nuclear disaster. It is a modern, attractive city of more than 1.2 million people. During an official visit to Japan in 1987 ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 8:56 am
Butterflies & The Royal actress Wendy
"Ben and the boys send their love," she said. "And I've left them a casserole in the oven." That was a reference to her screen husband, played by Geoffrey Palmer, and her sons, one of whom, Nicholas Lyndhurst, went on to find further fame as Rodney in Only ...
Posted on 19 August 2015 | 4:55 pm
Unlocking Maori identity: keeping New
Geoffrey Palmer, then justice minister in a Labour government, welcomed many of the report’s suggestions but remained “totally opposed to the setting up of a separate legal system for Māori”, saying, “equality under the law is the greatest ...
Posted on 17 August 2015 | 12:26 pm
Controversial Developer Geoffrey Palmer Is
Controversial developer Geoffrey Palmer is back with a new development that is even bigger than any of his previous ones. Geoffrey Palmer couldn't be deterred by the massive blaze that took out part of his Da Vinci project in December, and now he's ...
Posted on 10 June 2015 | 8:50 am
Geoffrey Palmer seen as both downtown L.A.
Before rows of trendy restaurants and luxury residential towers became common in downtown Los Angeles, developer Geoffrey H. Palmer had a vision for some of the city center's more neglected corners. Over the last 15 years, he built a series of fortress ...
Posted on 9 December 2014 | 4:00 pm