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    How New Zealand Defines & Recognises Veterans

    Press release: NZ First Minister for Veterans Ron Mark has announced today the Coalition Government’s initial response to work completed by the independent statutory body, the Veterans’ Advisory Board. “When Professor Ron Paterson completed his review of the Veterans’ Support...

    Why We Should Be Worried about Phase Two of the Gun Law Changes

    Many law-abiding gun owners were not too worried about phase one of the government's law changes to ban semi-automatics. Even though they were knee jerk and ill-thought-out, with only token consultation with the licenced gun community, many thought that it was a one-off. The government had...

    NZ’s Changing Attitude Toward Cannabis

    New Zealand started off accepting cannabis as a medicine. The below article from the Auckland Star in 1871 reveals that it was used at the time as an alternative to more powerful drugs like opium. ASTHMA. Auckland Star 6 May 1871

    Police Concerned Cannabis Reform Won’t Shut Gangs Out of Black Market

    McBlog2 Radix Read all the concerns from the police – and then ask yourself, whose opinion do you trust more? The Police who deal with this every day, OR Chloe, Andrew, Helen and the Drug Foundation? Police concerns:

    Tobacco Law vs Cannabis Law: Part One

    I had an interesting conversation the other day with a friend who is a smoker. She said that New Zealand's tobacco laws are currently more restrictive than the proposed cannabis laws and that the penalties these days for being caught with illegal tobacco are worst than...

    AMMO Amnesty NOT Extended, But Police Pretending It Has Been

    Press release: COLFO The Council of Licenced Firearms Owners (COLFO) has had to clarify the law with Police and receive their reassurance that while the amnesty for ammunition was not extended to 20 December, Police will act as if it has been.

    Until Police Can Stop This Behaviour, LFOs Should Resist a Register

    The Police have become overbearing and threatening in their dealings with Licenced Firearms Owners. They have been aided and abetted by an out of control Police Minister, Stuart Nash. Currently, they are ramming through legislation for a gun register despite the fact that...

    A ‘Sensible, Reasonable Person’ Would Be Offended

    David Seymour has hit back during an interview on NewstalkZB in response to the cartoon of him drawn by Sharon Murdoch referring to her as a "low rent cartoonist." The fact that the media and those on the left of politics have only chosen to be...

    Audio: Andrew Little on Hosking, Talking Dope Legalisation

    Andrew Little on Hosking, talking dope legalisation. The discussion starts at 7:00

    Terrorism Must be Met with the Death Penalty

    [...] If Europe continues on its “no-death penalty for any crime” trajectory, enshrined in the European Convention of Human Rights and the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the EU, they will one day have to admit that in order to hold this legal principle as some sort of “civilised ideal,” they are fully prepared to sacrifice many innocents within their civilian populations [...]