• 29 November 2023

    By Dr Muriel Newman We are witnessing a remarkable turnaround in New Zealand politics. The Coalition agreement entered into by National, ACT and New Zealand First reflects the first three-party coalition deal in our country’s history. Democracy can be [...]

  • 27 November 2023

    Like 52.8 percent of those who voted, my ticks went to change the government. The process to get the special votes counted and a governing Coalition agreed to was more than a bit cumbersome but now that all the [...]

  • 23 November 2023

    Enemy At The Gates: McDonalds Marches To Wanaka.It’s the end of civilization as we know it. McDonald’s is coming to Wanaka – providing the development friendly local council gives them consent. What’s more, it will be the first building many [...]

  • 21 November 2023

    If we needed any more confirmation that way too many people in this country have lost their sense of humour and are constantly looking for a reason to be offended, look no further than the fiasco surrounding the new [...]

  • 20 November 2023

    The numerically bulging but educationally failing Ministry of Education doubles down. If the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade is making moves to reduce or eliminate te reo in correspondence because the MFAT bosses believe the new government will [...]

  • 19 November 2023

    Does being an MP in your twenties signify great things ahead? The much underestimated Ronald Reagan was, befitting his career as a broadcaster and actor, a master of the put-down line. During a debate against Democratic opponent Walter Mondale [...]

  • 16 November 2023

    Perigo's Perspective: The Ministry Of Truth Has Struck Again The Ministry of Truth has struck again! Jacinda Jackboot's "single source of truth" goes on telling lies without her. The Ministry of Truth in George Orwell's 1984 [...]

  • 9 November 2023

    One Person, One Vote: Democracy's heartbeat under threat Downunder To slightly amend Schwarzenegger’s Terminator: “I’m back.” To be honest, this series of modest little essays and opinion pieces has been in abeyance for far longer than anticipated. There have [...]

  • 9 November 2023

    Perigo's Perspective: From The River To The Sea? The pro-Hamas marches over the weekend were sickening. Somehow hundreds of thousands of Hamas brownshirts all over the Western world came out of nowhere to scream their support [...]

  • 3 November 2023

    By Ananish Chaudhuri With power about to change hands, I see more and more commentary about how this election was somehow unfair. There was Rob Campbell, Chancellor of AUT pontificating in the Herald that this election was “bought”. Then [...]

  • 2 November 2023

    Perigo's Perspective: On The Visit Of Lord Sumption Quoting Wikipedia: Jonathan Philip Chadwick Sumption, Lord Sumption, OBE, PC, FSA, FRHistS (born 9 December 1948), is a British author, medieval historian and former senior judge who [...]

  • 31 October 2023

    The answer is all to do with the pandemic treaty and climate lockdowns. By Kit Knightly The global elite plan to introduce a near-permanent “global state of emergency” by re-branding climate change as a “public health crisis” that is [...]

  • 26 October 2023

    Perigo's Perspective: Would You Go To Jail For Your Convictions? "Hoping for the library, obviously, but I think I would do OK in the kitchen. Laundry might be a problem. I have a tendency to [...]

  • 21 October 2023

    By Kit Knightly A few days ago we published an article discussing how the Great Reset agenda is still moving forward behind the scenes, while the headlines are full of Israel-Palestine. But it’s also true that, in its thirteen [...]

  • 19 October 2023

    Perigo's Perspective: Lindsay Is Feeling Upbeat — Sort Of Ding, dong, the despots are gone! The wicked wicked despots are gone! The Globalist Gestapo, the apartheid accolytes, the Pfizer fascists, the Davos diabolists, the shills [...]

  • 18 October 2023

    Prime Minister or Chief Restructuring Officer — only time will tell. By Thomas Cranmer, a.k.a. Philip Crump On Saturday New Zealand elected its 42nd Prime Minister, or did it?  Only time will tell, but quite possibly the country has, [...]

  • 17 October 2023

    By Cam Slater In New Zealand politics, some alliances may seem unlikely at first glance. A case in point is the dilemma National faces right now. There has been plenty of animus between National and Winston Peters, with 30 [...]

  • 14 October 2023

    Winston Peters speaks with Cameron Slater on Election Night 2023 Cam's Take on Election (As appears on the BFD website 16 October 2023) The three parties campaigning to change the Government, National, Act and [...]

  • 13 October 2023

    In the lead-up to the 2023 General Election, RCR has conducted over 200 political interviews. RCR has conducted over 200 interviews relating to local, national and international politics, including over 150 concerning our 2023 general election. In keeping with [...]

  • 12 October 2023

    Perigo's Perspective: How Do We Take Our Country Back? Ayn Rand said, “When you have civilized men fighting savages, you support the civilized men, no matter who they are." That's as much as need be [...]

  • 11 October 2023

    By Ananish Chaudhuri In a recent article in the New Zealand Medical Journal, Michael  Baker and his co-authors claim that New Zealand saved at least 20,000 lives from Covid death. This article has received a fair amount of media [...]

  • 10 October 2023

    By Chris Trotter GUYON ESPINER AND ANDREA VANCE kept casting glances towards Ruth Richardson, much as they would towards a batty old aunt. Indisputably, there was something deeply eccentric about Richardson’s performance on Saturday’s Newshub Nation. But, there was [...]

  • 9 October 2023

    Alex Holland 27 Sept 2023 In 2017 when Labour came to power, crown spending was $76 billion per year. Now in 2023 it is $139 billion per year, which equates to a $63 billion annual increase (over $1 billion [...]

  • 5 October 2023

    Perigo's Perspective: A Whole Lotta Emblazonin' Goin' On Stefan Molyneux has a video on YouTube titled Why Free Speech Is All that Matters.  In it, he argues that all the great moral advances of civilisation, such [...]

  • 3 October 2023

    Voting Green would be a disaster for them and the country By Peter Williams This post comes from the other side of the world, the country which — as a hotel receptionist reminded us a couple of days ago [...]

  • 28 September 2023

    Perigo’s Perspective: The Young Voters’ Debate And The Second USA Republican Presidential Candidate Debate Paul and Lindsay discuss the Young Voters' debate: https://twitter.com/EerjkMcRaeOF/status/1706417458272424334?s=20 Followed by Perigo’s Perspective: I have referred in the past to Beijing Biden [...]

  • 28 September 2023

    Random thoughts after a week away By Peter Williams London in the autumn is decidedly pleasant. Despite almost annual trips to the British capital from the late nineties till the onset of Covid, I don’t think I’ve been here [...]

  • 27 September 2023

    Alex Holland 15 Sept 2023 Race based special treatment rather than treatment based on need (for any ethnicity) is becoming a real issue. Two out of every three voters believe NZ has become more divided. Here are some of [...]

  • 25 September 2023

    This article is posted in memory of Chloe Wright who worked tirelessly to help new mothers and their babies have a better start in this big old world.  Sadly, Chloe died over this past weekend and will be considerably [...]

  • 21 September 2023

    Perigo’s Perspective: On The So-Called ’Leaders Debate’ Paul and Lindsay on the Leaders' Debate, followed by Perigo's Perspective: I was deeply edified and gratified  - that's for you again Henry - to receive, among many edifying [...]

  • 14 September 2023

    Perigo’s Perspective: A Boisterous Debate Amongst Party Candidates And A No-Show Biden I tuned into a boisterous debate among party candidates for Northland the other night, part of a series organised by the Taxpayers Union and [...]

  • 11 September 2023

    If he says he's not indigenous how can we disagree with him? By Peter Williams Winston Peters just won himself at least a couple more percentage points in the election race after his speech in Nelson yesterday. The ultimate [...]

  • 10 September 2023

    Alex Holland 5 Sept, 2023 Labour is attacking the person rather than playing the ball, maybe to distract from their achievements over the past 6 years: Multiple recessions under Labour in this term of government (2020 & 2023) and [...]

  • 7 September 2023

    Perigo’s Perspective: On The Two Meanings Of Tenor "Tenor" has two meanings. One is, the character or usual pattern of something: Google gives as an example, "Suddenly the tenor of the meeting changed, and people started [...]

  • 6 September 2023

    You could at least say sorry By Peter Williams The Prime Minister has a cheek doesn’t he. He said on Monday that there was no compulsory Covid-19 vaccination. People, he said, made their own choices. Yesterday he doubled [...]

  • 3 September 2023

    By Dr Muriel Newman “There is this huge fraction of the population that has been brainwashed into thinking climate change is an existential threat to the planet… They are being deceived.”  – Princeton University Emeritus Professor of Physics William [...]

  • 2 September 2023

    By Chris Trotter What are we to make of Chris Hipkins speech “Working With Others”? Ostensibly about unity, the Prime Minister’s address homes in on the two issues which, for the last three years, have divided New Zealanders the [...]

  • 31 August 2023

    COME IN CRANMER Blogger's identity revealed By Peter Williams Thomas Cranmer’s real identity has been blown. The lawyer and blogger and tweeter who has exposed many a scandal in the last year or so had one of his [...]

  • 31 August 2023

    Perigo’s Perspective: Pravda: Bribed, Biased And Beehived "Reporting to you, not the Beehive." "No politician can have The Post in their pocket. But you can." That was one of the Labour-Green government's propaganda outlets, [...]

  • 24 August 2023

    By Marty Gibson As New Zealand inches uninspiringly nearer to the October 14th general election, many of us are still reeling from the collapse of medical and political ethics that politicians and mainstream media refuse to discuss. I have [...]

  • 22 August 2023

    By Olivia Pierson From the time that Donald J. Trump announced his serious intention to run for president in 2015 the world watched America's legacy media slide into the most vehemently mocking hate campaign toward one man that I've ever [...]

  • 17 August 2023

    Perigo’s Perspective: Rigged Justice - 17 Aug 2023 A new poll shows that a majority of Iowa Republicans, given the persecution of Donald Trump, most recently in Georgia, believe Biden is turning America into a version of Nazi [...]

  • 13 August 2023

    Labour wants to take away its greatest strength. By Peter Williams If you want to know how stupid the Labour Party policy of removing  GST from fresh and frozen fruit vegetables is, and how complicated it will be to [...]

  • 10 August 2023

    Perigo’s Perspective: The New Conservative Policies Get Scrutinised - 10 Aug 2023 Another advance over Woke-Fascism on Saturday afternoon. All Blacks vs Wallabies.  I don't mean the result, thrilling and all as that was; I mean the anti-Woke [...]

  • 4 August 2023

    NEW IPCC CHAIRMAN A REALIST The world won't end, he says. By Peter Williams Here’s a piece of news that has been given scant coverage in the mainstream New Zealand media. The IPCC, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, [...]

  • 3 August 2023

    Perigo’s Perspective: The Orwellianly Misnamed Human Rights Act - 3 Aug 2023 I made my submission last week on the abomination proposed by the Department of Internal Affairs to establish a Regulator to censor online speech.  The Department [...]

  • 1 August 2023

    By Olivia Pierson As women all over the Western world take hits from trans-activists to their natural biological status as women, two controversial, yet formidable battle-axes, Camille Paglia and Ayn Rand, serve to remind us how valuable sensible female [...]

  • 27 July 2023

    Perigo’s Perspective: NZ First’s Policy Under The Spotlight - 27 Jul 2023 We must be especially vigilant as our election approaches as to evil politicians and bureaucrats who equate the hurt feelings of snowflakes with "harm" and use this [...]

  • 25 July 2023

    As NZ’s Internal Affairs Department takes steps to regulate content of our online media and social platforms it is worth remembering how important freedom of expression is to human existence. It acts as a natural check and balance over [...]

  • 21 July 2023

    By Chris Trotter SWEET MODERATION The problem facing every leftist on 14 October is whether any vote they cast will bring anything resembling progressive change. Gaming it out, the radical voter always loses. There is no combination, short of [...]

  • 20 July 2023

    Perigo’s Perspective: Men’s Rugby As A Non-Woke Metaphor - 20 Jul 2023 What a piece of worke is a man! how Noble in Reason? how infinite in faculty? in forme and mouing how expresse and admirable? in Action, how [...]

  • 14 July 2023

    By Chris Trotter AN EXTRAORDINARY PROMISE The Green Party Manifesto, released on Sunday (9/7/23) contains an extraordinary promise. If it finds itself in a position to do so, the Green Party will “explore” the return of land “wrongfully alienated [...]

  • 13 July 2023

    By Marty Gibson A quiet and hopefully peaceful counter-revolution is brewing in New Zealand against the efforts of politicians, academics, bureaucrats and corporate media. It seems that hundreds of thousands -- perhaps millions -- of Kiwis aren’t keen on [...]

  • 13 July 2023

    Perigo’s Perspective: Cocaine in the White House! – 13 Jul 2023 There's been quite a brouhaha going on about some cocaine found in the White House.  Speculation that it was Hooch Hunter's has been reinforced by the fact that [...]

  • 6 July 2023

    Perigo’s Perspective: Independence Day - 6 Jul 2023 So America made it to another birthday this week. 247 years since the Declaration resounded around the globe. "When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one [...]

  • 5 July 2023

    By Marty Gibson For many of us, hearing that one of the few remaining Labour ministers with some promise behaved like a bully is not a shock -- the real shock is the pearl-clutching shock of the media, public [...]

  • 1 July 2023

    By Marty Gibson Did you celebrate the Winter solstice last month? Celebration of these milestones in the natural world has been a human tradition for tens of thousands of years, but now most people are oblivious even to the [...]

  • 29 June 2023

    Perigo’s Perspective On Totalitarian Weasels - 29 Jun 2023 Among the most gratifying of comments that came in after last week's Perspective was this one: "What I respect most about you is that you don't pull any punches. [...]

  • 28 June 2023

    By Marty Gibson When people tell me about how incompetent New Zealand’s politicians and public servants are and what a terrible job they’re doing I tend to respectfully disagree. “Maybe they’re doing a great job but you don’t know [...]

  • 22 June 2023

    Perigo’s Perspective On The Democracy NZ Ruckus - 22 Jun 2023 To paraphrase Oscar Wilde, to lose one candidate may be regarded as a misfortune; to lose five seems like carelessness. The fledgling Democracy NZ party seemed to [...]

  • 16 June 2023

    By Chris Trotter ORTHODOXY AND DISSIDENCE AT RADIO NEW ZEALAND Radio New Zealand has appointed a panel of media experts to diagnose the severity of its present crisis. Willy Akel, Linda Clark and Alan Sunderland have been asked to [...]

  • 15 June 2023

    Perigo’s Perspective On Media Hyenas Losing Their Heads Over Trump... Again! - 15 Jun 2023

  • 8 June 2023

    Perigo's Perspective - 8 Jun 2023

  • 1 June 2023

    Perigo's Perspective: On Flirting with Catholicism, the Witches of Woke and More! - 1 Jun 2023 I hear Rodney Hide is flirting with Catholicism. I understand. Catholicism has the best music, the best drag and the best cathedrals, with [...]

  • 25 May 2023

    Perigo's Perspective: On Keeping One's Head and Reclaiming One's Humanity - 25 May 2023 In his masterly poem, If, Rudyard Kipling stipulates a number of prerequisites for achieving the status of manhood: If you can keep your head [...]

  • 24 May 2023

    By Thomas Cranmer THE STATE OF STUFF: MEDIA OWNERSHIP AND TRANSPARENCY UNDER SCRUTINY Today marks the third anniversary of Sinead Boucher's acquisition of Stuff but questions still remain unanswered about the media group's governance structure and the identity of [...]

  • 22 May 2023

    The Parliament Protests and the Posie Parker Rally have exposed the extent to which the Police frontline is under-resourced and under-funded. NEW ZEALAND'S THIN BLUE LINE By Thomas Cranmer Soaring levels of crime, high-profile protests at Parliament and the [...]

  • 21 May 2023

    Lindsay Perigo returns for another episode of Perigo's Perspective. This one a bit different from his usual musings, a chat with Paul Brennan reminiscing over New Zealand radio legend Murray "Muzza" Inglis who died this week after a battle [...]

  • 11 May 2023

    CHAOTIC DESTINATIONS By Chris Trotter “The coalition of chaos”: that’s how Matthew Hooton and the right-wing commentariat are describing the putative Labour-Green-Te Pāti Māori parliamentary alliance. Which is a contradiction, of sorts, since the notion of New Zealanders voting [...]

  • 11 May 2023

    Perigo’s Perspective: The Disinformation Project and the Destruction of Free Speech - 11 May 2023 It used to be the case that adulterers could be stoned ... and not in any nice sense of the term. Now it [...]

  • 4 May 2023

    Perigo's Perspective on the Refreshing Bravery of Tucker Carlson - 4 May 2023 Last week I said I'd have more to say this week about the abrupt firing of Tucker Carlson from Fox News. I thought we'd know [...]

  • 27 April 2023

    Perigo's Perspective: Bewitched, Bothered & Bewildered - 27 Apr 2023 Bewitched, bothered and bewildered have I been this past week. Not to mention befuddled because it seemed as if we were having two Easter weeks in a row [...]

  • 20 April 2023

    Perigo's Perspective: Captain Cook, Politics & the 'Colonial Party' - 20 Apr 2023

  • 13 April 2023

    Perigo's Perspective: The Ex-PM's New Job

  • 11 April 2023

    The research group had a controversial role in the Covid-19 pandemic and has now entered the transgender debate by making a series of outlandish claims. FROM ACADEMIC RESEARCH TO NEWS HEADLINES: THE DISINFORMATION PROJECT'S INFLUENCE ON NEW ZEALAND MEDIA [...]

  • 6 April 2023

    Perigo's Perspective: Lindsay Perigo Returns

  • 29 March 2023

    Dr Muriel Newman 28 March, 2023 Probably the most important court case of recent times was held in Wellington last month, yet it attracted no mention in the media. It was a Court of Appeal hearing seeking to overturn [...]

  • 29 March 2023

    Frank Newman 25 March, 2023 This morning's press is again full of crime stories, two screaming out with messages of what's so wrong with our justice system and our government's pathetically soft approach to crime that borders on condoning [...]

  • 29 March 2023

    Karl du Fresne 26 March, 2023 Protesters marching against the Springbok rugby tour in 1981 used to chant, “The whole world’s watching”. I doubt that the world was watching what happened in Auckland this morning (it probably wasn’t watching [...]

  • 28 March 2023

    Karl du Fresne 27 March, 2023 So. We now know the person who tipped a litre of tomato juice over Posie Parker is a refugee from Colombia. Let me see if I’ve got this straight. Eliana Rubashkyn, who describes [...]

  • 28 March 2023

    Kellie-Jay Keen's Assault by Transgender Activists in New Zealand Sparks Global Outrage Cranmer 27 March, 2023 An unruly mob in Albert Park has catapulted New Zealand into the global headlines with ugly images that may become iconic in the [...]

  • 28 March 2023

    Katrina Biggs 25 March, 2023 Let Women Speak rally in New Zealand Today in Auckland, New Zealand, we experienced mob violence that was New York level. I never thought I’d see that here in New Zealand, but today I [...]

  • 26 March 2023

    Alia Bland - VFF 26 March, 2023 Yesterday I attended the Let Women Speak event. A day and a half later, I am still reeling from the actions of a small but incessantly celebrated section of society and their so-called 'allies'. [...]

  • 20 March 2023

    A Retrospective Analysis Cranmer 18 March, 2023 The government's enthusiastic promotion of the Pfizer vaccine approval in New Zealand overstated the strength of the clinical assessment despite significant gaps in the data.The Pfizer vaccine was approved for use by New [...]

  • 18 March 2023

    Dr. Muriel Newman 18 March, 2023 New Zealand is now well and truly in the grip of ‘woke’ madness. And it’s destroying the unity of our nation. What is “woke”? With origins in cultural Marxism, the general view is [...]

  • 17 March 2023

    Photo by Nathan Dumlao on Unsplash Thomas Cranmer March 17, 2023 Like it or not, the culture wars have entered New Zealand politics and look set to broaden and intensify. The culture wars are often viewed as an exclusively [...]

  • 28 February 2023

    Dr. Muriel Newman 28 February 2023 On June 22, 1633, at a time when heretics were being burnt at the stake, Galileo, the Astronomer, Physicist, and Professor of Mathematics at the University of Pisa, was charged by the Inquisition [...]