The only way politicians are going to change is if the pubic start voting for political parties (there's at least one in New Zealand - the Democrats) who have a policy whereby public works would be funded through the Reserve Bank.
The appointment of the Ombudsman to oversee dementia units suggests that there is finally recognition of a problem
that I believe will far outshadow ‘global warming’.
If money creation is a viable option for the rest of the world, then why not here?
The hostile attitude being taken by officialdom towards someone warning the public about the dangers inherent in flinging vast quantities of 1080 hither and yon (Greymouth Star, 26 May) recalls the view of a former cabinet minister who once re- labelled the health ministry as the Ministry of Sickn...
I was disappointed to read this story from a website that purports to provide quality journalism that is of higher standard than delivered by the others.
One of my contacts recently asked, with reference to Greymouth and Westport's problem-plagued replacement hospitals, "How difficult is it to build a hospital?"