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    Friday Nightcap: Report Being Used to Change the NZ Justice System

    Warning: Some language from the background in Elliot's area. New Conservative Deputy Leader, Elliot Ikilei, breaks down the summary of the report being used to change NZ Justice currently. He wanted to keep within 10 minutes…and ended up at nearly 40...

    Things That Make Me Go Hmm

    Will Simon Bridges confirm this publicly in an election year, (given that National started the work on signing up to it in the first place) or is he too afraid to repeat his opposition to it publicly because he is concerned...

    The New Climate Change Teaching Resource is NOT Appropriate for NZ Schools

    Federated Farmers of New Zealand The Ministry of Education has made a new Climate Change resource available to teachers on the Te Kete Ipurangi (TKI) website. This is not compulsory but is a ready-made unit of work designed to be picked up and...

    Satirical Image of the Day

    The BFD. Photoshopped image credit Pixy

    Time for Climate Scientists to Intervene in School Climate Curriculum.

    Robin “The resource material in the schools' climate change resource attributes agriculture with producing 48.1% of our greenhouse gas emissions which is simply not scientifically true.” Robin Grieve, Chairman of Pastural Farming Climate Research said today. ‘Agriculture produces 48.1%...

    What Will They Teach Us Next?

    [...] Once you remove the emotive investment most of us have in education, an objective observer may refer to it as a product, much like a can of baked beans. [...] Either way, cans of baked beans don’t have a Ministry of 2900 bureaucrats earning $480 million each year determining what can and cannot be in a can of baked beans.

    PM’s PR Agent Spills the Beans on Ardern’s SECRET Holiday, Courtesy of Compliant Media.

    Wendy The headline on the latest NZ Herald opinion piece by recently minted journalist, the PM’s partner Clarke Gayford, signals that they had a secret holiday and he is going to spill the beans. Not so secret then? Notice how...

    Support for Minimum Wage from Subsidised ‘Business Owner’

    Straight arrow Yesterday I came across a New Zealand "business owner" who tweeted support for the increase in the minimum wage and declared that they are already paying their employees a " living wage." Frustrated yesterday by ACTs tweet today...

    Did Todd McClay Sell Out to the Chinese?

    Todd McClay, the bag-man who facilitated the Simon Bridges donation currently under investigation by the Serious Fraud Office, is now copping more flak for echoing official Chinese Government talking points. Newshub reports: National MP Todd McClay has been accused of "echoing" the Chinese...

    The BFD Face of the Day

    Today's face of the day is Vernon Tava the leader of the Sustainable New Zealand Party. WATCH: #SustainableNZ leader @vernontava on @NewshubNationNZ's 'The Pitch' with Finn Hogan?(1/3) #nzpol #Election2020 ?— Sustainable New Zealand Party (@SNZparty) January 15, 2020