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Blackview BV9500 review: a seriously tough phone

New Zealand
October 21, 2018 0

Blackview BV9500: 4GB/64GB Helio P23, 2.5GHz, Android 8.1, IP69K rugged phone Nutshell review: Three weeks after purchase, I’m impressed with this phone. The Blackview BV9500 is pitched at tradies, construction workers and farmers. It offers […]

Catholic Church in crisis: save money or save souls?

New Zealand
October 4, 2018 3

The Catholic Hierarchy is letting its people down By Amy Brooke                                                                  When visiting in England a while back, one of the highlights of our trip was finding the tomb of the great Anglo-French, […]

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Prayer and politics: abandon it at your peril

February 20, 2018 0
By Ian Wishart Andrew Dickens had a fascinating segment on Church and State on Newstalk ZB today, as various lobbyists push for an end to prayer at parliament and council meetings. The average atheist thinks [...]
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Labour/Greens locked in 1970s urban planning timewarp

October 27, 2017 6

By Ian Wishart Only hours into their administration, the new Labour coalition government has already incurred the wrath of Aucklanders with its promotion of a ten cent per litre regional fuel tax. It will actually […]

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The transgender debate: do women have rights to privacy?

April 5, 2017 1

The recent controversies over transgender bathrooms in the USA and transgender kiwi weightlifter Laurel Hubbard winning a women’s tournament in Australia after a long career as a biological male weightlifter have highlighted the thorny issues […]