Category Archives: Politics

Euthanasia it’s time

This post reflects a personal view. The Lecretia Seales brings the issue of voluntary euthanasia to the forefront of public attention, and the public conversation about the matter has begun anew. The high Court has ruled that only the Parliament, not the court, can amend the crimes act to protect physicians who help their patients carry out their wish to

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2014 Election Waiheke Advance Voting results in

The 2014 General election in new Zealand saw a record number of people cast their votes before the election day. Waiheke Island had one Advance Voting place, at the Waiheke Library, but when results were published after the election, only the electorate wide advance voting results were published, so we were unable to determine how many people voted early, and

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