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Will the Phoenix fly the coop?

Wellington Phoenix fans may have to hit the road for ‘home’ games after a bumper crowd at Eden Park put fans in the capital to shame. Club co-owner Gareth Morgan said yesterday that games in Auckland and other centres were becoming increasingly likely, because it was difficult to compete when a couple of weeks ago […]

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Many rivers to cross to fix dairy industry

In yesterday’s article we pointed out how farmers have been converting land to dairy, generating massive private profits tax-free, but leaving the damage to our rivers, lakes and groundwater to be picked up by the public. The Government has been asleep at the wheel on this – only proper resource pricing and an income-neutral tax […]

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Dairy doing dirty on our environment

Our rivers are stuffed, and getting worse. The Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment’s report on water quality released late last year fingered the steady expansion of dairying as the culprit. The Commissioner covered the environmental issues in her report, but not the economic ones. In our view this scandal is New Zealand’s version of the […]

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Gareth Morgan asked to help SPCA

Gareth Morgan has laid down a challenge to the SPCA over his call to keep cats off private property. The high-profile philanthropist told ONE News he will give the SPCA money if the struggling charity changes tack. For the first time, the SPCA’s neutering caravan will visit fewer than eight of its 47 centres nationwide […]

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Gareth Morgan watching, trapping local cats

Gareth Morgan is keeping a close eye on Wellington’s cats. The high profile philanthropist first courted controversy over his anti-cat stance last year, and has now stepped it up a notch by monitoring and trapping local moggies. He has set up six infrared cameras around around the city, watching and building up a database of […]

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12 Fake Foods of Christmas no.12: Hamming it Up

And our 12th fake food of Christmas is… processed meat. That’s right: the Christmas ham, bacon, sausages, salami, you name it. We know what you are saying. BUT THEY ARE CHEAP AND TASTE SO GOOD! Processed and preserved meats are certainly a cheap, convenient and tasty option. However as we have seen time and time again, […]

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