Author — Michael Mabbet

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April 26, 2004

You might very well think that no one cares about knighthoods anymore. Not so: I, for one, care very deeply about them. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

April 5, 2004

With prominent issues like student loans, allowances, and rising fees, most university students give little thought to the deteriorating state of New Zealand’s secondary schools. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

March 22, 2004

One thing that has always puzzled me is why New Zealanders associate the policy of drug liberalisation with the political left wing. The ideas of personal freedom and individual responsibility would, at first glance, sit more comfortably on the right, yet our political spectrum is more complex than that. There are conservative left-wing parties (e.g. [...]

March 15, 2004

By this time, every remotely well-informed New Zealander will be familiar with National’s race relations policy. The policy has caused a remarkable surge in popularity both for National and Don Brash himself. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this