Key Notes: Why should NZ be on the UN Security Council?
John Key: Why should NZ be on the UN Security
Over the weekend I returned from a
very successful visit to the United States.
I put New
Zealand’s case for a seat on the United Nations Security
Council, and met with President Obama along with other US
Our relationship with the United States is in
great shape. Watch my latest video to hear more about my
Rt Hon John
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Gordon Campbell: On Government Arrogance
Right now, National is ramming anti-terrorism measures through Parliament. This legislation will grant the SIS the power to carry out 48 hour bouts of surveillance on anyone without a warrant, and will bestow on government the power to unilaterally revoke anyone’s passports and thus deny them the freedom to travel.
Ludicrously, the public has been given exactly one day to make submissions on these major infringements of their civil liberties. Despite Finlayson’s misleading signals on RNZ that these are only stopgaps until next year’s full review of our security laws, the measures in question will not, in fact, expire until 2018.
Why the insane rush? Good question. More>>