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June 5, 2018

While I have gained a bit of a reputation for being opinionated, I do have an attention span best suited to 280 characters. Bearing in mind that I have never once in my life been wrong, these are the hills that I am willing to die on: Sweet things should not be served with dinner. […]

June 5, 2018

I vividly remember the first time I was really conscious of my body. I was Year Seven so what, 11 years old or thereabouts? I went to an Independent School for Girls. We did everything in pairs at this school. Very Madeline, in our elastic ties and gym frocks, walking two-by-two down Regent Street in […]

June 5, 2018

In your opinion, what is one strength and one weakness of the 2018 Budget? VicNats Budget 2018 proved that the Ardern-Peters Government is all talk and no action. The Labour party had racked up an endless list of promises throughout the election and this Budget showed New Zealanders that the money to fund them simply isn’t […]

May 28, 2018

Who’s going to win Dancing with the Stars? Why? VicNats  The Young Nats have no opinion on who should win. We’re too busy holding the Ardern-Peters Government to account. – Grahame Woods. VicLabour David. Because he finally knows what hard work is. ACT on Campus    David is doing fantastic and is improving week on […]

May 21, 2018

We’re picking at low-hanging fruit today. Let’s talk about sucking dick. (Dad, let me say it one more time: this is not the column for you.) Sucking dick is great, and boy howdy do I take pride in my work. Hell, I have wet dreams about giving head. As someone pointed out the other day, […]

May 21, 2018

Should New Zealand abolish prisons? VicNats Once the Ardern-Peters government has legislated away crime, alongside poverty and the housing crisis, we look forward to enthusiastically supporting the abolition of prisons too. Such will be a further step towards the socialist paradise we all deserve, and can obviously so easily achieve. – Grahame Woods VicLabour Prisons […]

May 14, 2018

Is the Government’s policy to accept 1500 refugees per year enough or too little? Does your party believe New Zealand has the resources to accept more? Greens at Vic  More people are displaced around the world right now than at any time since World War II. 65.6 million people are displaced from their homes; 22.5 […]

May 7, 2018

Should the Government intervene to halt the closure of specialist libraries at Auckland University? VicNats No. Universities operate as independent crown entities and are free to make their own choices about how they best use their assets. The Young Nats believe that if the Government intervened at the  University of Auckland, it would be a […]

May 7, 2018

Once upon a time I trained in ballet and jazz, I watch too much RuPaul’s Drag Race, and I tend to have a robust opinion on everything. It makes sense then, that I am an intolerable person with which to watch Dancing with the Stars. Who on God’s green earth are 70% of these  kiwi […]