Recently a coroner’s report fingered excessive consumption of Coca Cola in the death of an Invercargill woman. She apparently drank 10 litres per day – the coroner estimated that this was 2 times the recommended maximum daily amount of caffeine, and more than 11 times the recommended maximum sugar intake. Of course the lobby groups […]
Here is an interview on Media watch discussing the Cat’s to Go campaign, The Wellington Phoenix and my interaction with the press.
First let me say I do not hate cats, how people every reached that conclusion is only for them to know. What I do not like however is the evidenced damage cats are doing to our native fauna. To Bob Kerridge and his fellow travellers I fully appreciate and respect your love for the domestic […]
The consideration given by the Reserve Bank to controlling the bias in its policies that favour housing over all other lending types is most welcome (See NZ Herald article here). It is 20 years late but until they deal to this, New Zealand’s economic growth will suffer, capital will be misallocated and incomes and job […]
Today’s blog is not a blog about cats per se. Instead, let’s focus on the corners we run to when the cat conversation comes up. What is it about the cat issue that polarises us all in New Zealand?
Today I have been in Stuff and the NZ Herald regarding an interview that was pre recorded a week ago with Tony Veitch. Here are some points that need to be mentioned: I remind everyone that this Club loses money every year and on that basis we are looking at a range of ways […]
No sooner is our venerable leader back from Hawaii, but he is off to Antarctica. But don’t be fooled – this is more than a jolly to hang out with penguins; the change in temperature alone will come as quite a shock. John Key visiting Antarctica it is a recognition that the white continent to […]
I have been in the media a stack over the last week talking about the Wellington Phoenix and yesterday I had an interview with Brendon Telfer from RadioSport. It was a great interview and we covered quite a few topics including the team’s playing style, spending money on players, player development and my approach to […]
January’s North & South magazine is headed “Is the Housing Market Rigged”? The article goes into depth on the resurgent property market and whether the take-off in prices is like constructing castles of sand. It compares New Zealand with the US and all those economies in Europe that have had property booms and an almighty […]
I have been writing in the print media with various opinion pieces in the Herald and Dom Post over many years. I have also had an online presence in the news section on the Gareth Morgan Investments site since the late 90’s, but last year was the first year I have had a personal blog […]