The furore over drug policy

I have had one or two fractious media interviews of late on aspects of New Zealand’s drug policy. I am not especially proud of that, because my normal demeanour is much more considered and self-disciplined. My plea in mitigation is that my contrariness has been a reflection of my frustration that, for various reasons, the…

March Newsletter – seeking passionate people

Are you passionate about one of our core objectives and want to make a difference? Then we need your help. UnitedFuture has now completed its top to toe review. From what we stand for (www.unitednz.co.nz/our-principles), to our three core objectives (www.unitednz.co.nz/why-give-us-your-vote) and the policy solutions to achieve them (www.unitednz.co.nz/policy), the party is now ready to…

Push or be pushed?

For me personally, February is a time to refocus; I am concerned about a number of issues, but I need to clarify for myself what is most important right now, aside of course, the referendum for the next New Zealand flag.  As a foreign policy watcher, I have notice a number of ‘pushes’: Syrian Civil…