After years of to-ing and fro-ing between Hamilton and Auckland he knows the two cities and their tales well. So which one is the winner for ANDREW JOHNSTONE?
GARY STEEL had the misfortune to grow up in Hamilton during the ’60s and ’70s. Both brutal and boring, the city left a lingering scar on his emotional psyche.
Octogenarian philosopher Raymond Bradley not only insists that the idea of God must die for humans to start to create a better world, but claims to be able to prove that the deity does not exist. By GARY STEEL
It’s time for the anti-helmet brigade to get off their bikes, stop making ‘bizarre’ statements, and face reality, says PAT PILCHER.
There’s more to be concerned about in the Facebook/Cambridge Analytica debacle than Facebook’s lax attitude to data harvesting. PAT PILCHER backgrounds the issue – and what we should really be concerned about.
The gig economy has been hailed as the future of work. But there is a darker side to this form of engagement, as VICTORIA MACLENNAN discovers.
With superstar atheist Richard Dawkins and pal Lawrence Krauss bringing their Science In The Soul tour to New Zealand this May, ANDREW JOHNSTONE thought it time to take a hard look at their documentary film, The Unbelievers.
PAT PILCHER sets his sights on American media for not doing its job and getting stuck into the real issues around gun control.
The FBI warns against buying Chinese-made Huawei phones due to supposed security threats. PAT PILCHER suspects something more sinister at work, and it’s not coming from Asia.
It’s neither immigration nor immigrant-bashing that New Zealand needs more of, argues PAT PILCHER. Instead, it’s all about education.
ANDREW JOHNSTONE reports from the coalface of plastic waste. It’s not a pretty sight/site.
ANDREW JOHNSTONE charts the haphazard rise and inevitable fall of National Party leader Bill English, the ultimate empty political vessel.