Tag Archives: Ewen McQueen

Euthanasia rejected – 10 to 1

The euthanasia lobby trumpeted the huge number of submissions to Health Select Committee on their petition seeking to legalise “assisted dying” in New Zealand. They said this showed we needed change. However at the Committee hearing this afternoon some of … Continue reading

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Land Wars Day – what should we hold on to?

I spoke with the Maori Affairs Select Committee recently about the proposed Land Wars Day. Some of those thoughts were published in Stuff today. Will commemorating the New Zealand Land wars build national unity? Ewen McQueen September 2016

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Easter trading – a question of ultimate meaning

Easter is a marker pointing to ultimate meaning in a cultural and spiritual landscape increasingly devoid of any signposts to hope. Last week our MPs made that marker even harder to see. They voted to open the way for unfettered … Continue reading

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Economics and ethics – the China question

Some thoughts on the risk of a “trade war” with China at my blog RenewNZ Continue reading

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NZ doing the right thing in Iraq

Doing the right thing in Iraq – my latest blog at RenewNZ Continue reading

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A hero worthy of wider recognition

The New Zealand media hardly noticed it. But last week a true hero was recognised by the Prince of Wales at Buckingham Palace. The New Zealand Gallantry Star was awarded to Major Geoffrey Faraday of the Royal New Zealand Army … Continue reading

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Housing crisis – turn off the migration tap

If the bath is overflowing the first thing you do is turn off the tap. You don’t waste time trying to make the bath bigger. Yet when it comes to housing, our government has spent all its efforts trying to … Continue reading

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