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Battered nation syndrome

News: The NZ frigate Te Kaha joins the US RIMPAC war game off Hawaii for the first time in 28 years and exercises with US nuclear subs. However, Te Kaha is then barred from docking at Pearl Harbour because of NZ’s anti-nuclear policy. Once upon a time there lived a...

Navy should be anti-nuclear too

(The following was a Letter to the Editor from me as published in the 25 June issue of the New Zealand Herald) I am disturbed that our navy seems to be operating as if we were not a nuclear-free country opposed to nuclear weapons. In the June-July issue of Navy Today...

My recent political commentary appearances on TV

I have been doing some political commentary since leaving Parliament. On three occasions I have been a panel member on Bomber Bradbury's "Citizen A" show on Auckland's Triangle Television. Here are the three shows: 12 April:  On consultants and need for a lobbying register, the Greens high polling and the need...