The price of preparedness

Spreydon-Cashmere community board? = Spreydon-Cashmere presbyterian fraud. A breakthrough in learning for Christchurch, Aotearoa New Zealand, at its south: The reason there is so little community disaster preparedness (as evidenced east of the city, before and since destructive 2010-2011 Canterbury earthquake sequence) is the same reason communities cannot build disaster preparedness for themselves – corrupted…

More NZ democracy needed

“The quality of mercy is not strained”, though the quality of New Zealand democracy is. (William Shakespeare) Uproar has beset Australian democracy this year, over questions of nationhood. Who is it that decides for the nation? Australia is unequivocal – only Australians can. New Zealand descendants are among the nationals recently evicted from Australia’s parliament….

General elections 2017

Nominations are open, for candidates to stand in the 2017 general elections, via our Contact page. See our Candidates and Policy pages.

Local elections 2016

This was the Candidates page content, from Aug-Oct 2016 (Archive). Ōtautahi Christchurch – Silenced communities of Christchurch gain candidates to contest representative seats: Spreydon ward Community Board A mother, trained in law and an experienced civil servant, I live in Addington. A volunteer with Catholic Worker, I stand for social justice. Homelessness and poverty concern me. Street…