John Miller, a podiatrist in Tauranga, has raised the spectre of young people with malformed feet – due to running barefoot. Surely this is a blatant promotional effort on his behalf. Kiwi kids have always run and played barefoot. Is there any data to suggest that we have worse feet than our counterparts in areas […]
Interesting how Millie Elder, convicted of drug offences, gets a sentence of 12 months supervision and Stuff places the story in the Entertainment section.
For two weeks in a row the Sunday program has played only one local item out of the three they usually put to air. That equates to about 12 minutes of a commercial hour on TV. I’ve been incensed about this for some time, given that Sunday received the lions share of funding from NZ […]
News late last week that the government is intending to change the motorcycle laws was welcomed by me, and probably many others. The news reported by the NZ Herald here suggests that learner and restricted motorcycle licence holders would only be able to ride motorcycles which did not exceed a power-to-weight ratio of 150 kilowatts […]
I got such a hard time for my John Key comments by Johnny-Johnny at www.umami.co.nz that I promised him I’d try and find a more balanced argument to ‘reflect’ the other side. John kindly pointed out to me an NZ Herald article where Helen Clark appeared to be confused about whether mortgage rates were going […]
John Key is not going to be able to use the “New Zealanders flee to Australia in record numbers” line for much longer as a criticism of the New Zealand economy, and by inference using it to attack Labour. The economic outlook for the Aussies is as bad there as it is here. According to […]