Like the US, New Zealand recently had an election. Unlike the US, the losing candidates were OK with conceding defeat and moving on with their lives. That aside, we had a couple of referendums on which the public could vote for, alongside our chosen candidates. Firstly, there was the euthanasia referendum; this passed with a […]Read More NZ says NO to legalised cannabis.
I was reading the news this morning when I came across an interesting Instagram post from the New Conservative party. In the (most likely) case you haven’t heard of them, they’re a conservative Christian party down here in New Zealand. They’re everything you would imagine a conservative Christian party to be. Anti-abortion? Check. Anti-euthanasia? Check. […]Read More This gave me a little laugh today.
People around the world are focused on the upcoming US election, and for good reason. But in two weeks’ time we have our own election coming up, and I already know who I’m voting for! This time around, things are a little different though. Alongside the usual party vote options, there are two referendums which […]Read More It’s election time!
Recently I noticed that a few of my Christian friends had put pictures of babies on their Facebook profiles, with the caption ‘Both Lives Matter’. The implication being, of course, that to have an abortion was on par with killing your child. What was the deal with all this? As it turns out, an act […]Read More Your body your choice?
Yesterday I was browsing through my Facebook feed, when a post from a friend of mine caught my eye. They were asking for signatures to a petition, which was titled: ‘Stop transgender teaching in New Zealand‘. Now I don’t know how things work in your country, but the idea of these petitions is to get […]Read More Bigotry is still alive and well.