I was shocked to see the segment on the Raglan cat killer on Seven Sharp: http://tvnz.co.nz/seven-sharp/cat-killing-movies-video-5984505 I want to be clear that I don’t in any way endorse the actions of the Raglan cat killer. This is one issue where I am totally on side with the SPCA – cruelty to cats is not acceptable […]
Eradicat – SBS television in Australia from Gareth Morgan on Vimeo. It was refreshing to participate in such an enlightened discussion on the responsibilities of cat owners as was conceited by SBS television in Australia. This hour long studio audience presented all the points of view but by far the most encouraging thing for […]
The Government opposes this package of ideas that would save lives and help families eat better, all at no cost. Are they on the side of families or Big Food companies?
They say a picture can paint a thousand words – so let’s save words and cut straight to the chase on the issue of immigration and house prices… Over the past two decades migration has had a strong influence on New Zealand’s property prices. Net long term inward migration is the number of […]
A “mind-bending” disease found in cat faeces and spread to human brains has been enlisted in Gareth Morgan’s war on moggies. About 40 per cent of people in New Zealand are infected at some time in their lives with toxoplasmosis – an incurable disease caused by a parasite that lives only in cat faeces and […]
The food industry seems to love finding new ways to tell people that it is their fault they are overweight. According to new research from the British sugar lobby, obesity is due to people not knowing what their daily intake of calories should be. Education is clearly the answer. How this is passed off as science […]
The media may have ignored it but Labour Deputy David Parker’s speech at the Cashmere Club last week was well worth a listen. In that speech, Parker delivered a clear message to farmers. Degradation of water quality in New Zealand’s streams, rivers and lakes is not an acceptable consequence of agricultural expansion. Articulating aspirations I […]
Should sugary drinks be taken as seriously as tobacco and alcohol? New Zealand’s obesity crisis and the sugar consumption feeding it looks set to become a hot topic this election year. A group of health experts want to see sugar taxed and school controls brought back, and now they are taking their radical plan to […]