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Keep checking in on ourselves and each other to maintain mental health during Covid crisis

Kaniva commentary August 29, 2020 Keep checking in on ourselves and each other to maintain mental health during Covid crisis While Auckland is coming out of...

Stay safe, be sensible; ignore the crazy talk on social media and let’s get through this together

Kaniva commentary  New Zealand went back into lockdown again this week after the discovery of a new cluster of Covid-19 infections. Nobody yet knows where the...

Media legislation open to abuse, warns association of Tongan journalists in NZ

The Tongan Journalists' Association in New Zealand says recent media legislation passed  by the Tongan government is open to abuse. According to the Communications (Infringement...

It’s vital to vote so your voice is heard in Parliament and on drugs and euthanasia bills that could change New Zealand society

Kaniva News commentary August 1 New Zealand goes to the polls next month and it is vital that you vote. New Zealand is a democracy and...

Overseas Democrats call for action against loss of reforms, warn right to elect PM may be lost

Members of the Democratic (PTOA) movement in New Zealand and Australia have signalled a fight back against the loss of any more democratic reforms. And...

New report says too early to open borders to flights because of low level of preparedness

Despite the promise of a repatriation flight from New Zealand to Tonga within the next few weeks, there is still no sign of a...

Many alternatives to dealing with the dead as we face the challenge of climate change

Kaniva News commentary The suggestion by former Minister of Health Dr Saia Piukala that cremation be considered an alternative to burial deserves consideration. As Kaniva News...

COMMENTARY: A question of responsibility

Where does the responsibility of the Police Commissioner lie? Is it to the Police Minister and Cabinet? To the king and the Privy Council? Or...