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April 05

TOUGH QUESTIONS: Apr 05, AU Edition

March 10, 2008 iwishart 0

IAN WISHART Going head-to-head with a reader over the Da Vinci Code fraud Dear Mr Wishart: In reply to your article regarding Dan Brown’s The Da Vinci Code, it would seem to me that Mr […]

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Feb 05 issue

Simply Devine: Feb 05

March 10, 2008 iwishart 0

MIRANDA DEVINE The new counter-culture groundswell You know that by the time a new way of thinking makes it into a Hollywood blockbuster it is already deeply embedded in the culture. When it comes to […]

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Australian edition

THE ARENA: Sep 05, AU Edition

March 10, 2008 iwishart 0

JAMES MORROW Iraq: For some on the left, it’s the defeat America has to have Years ago, back when Bill Clinton held the lease to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, I had one of the least exciting, […]

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Australian edition

BOOKS: May 05. AU Edition

March 10, 2008 iwishart 0

CRAZY FOR YOU This month’s crop of books looks at sanity – and the lack thereof – and sees novels by authors new and established GOING SANE By Adam Phillips London: Hamish Hamilton, 2005. Distributed […]

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Australian edition

TOUGH QUESTIONS: Dec 05, AU Edition

March 10, 2008 iwishart 0

IAN WISHART Exorcism – when belief becomes reality Hollywood has a long history of milking the religious and/or supernatural veins of our culture for material, and usually it’s a blockbuster. Last season Mel Gibson’s The […]

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Australian edition

Money, Sep 05, AU Edition

March 10, 2008 iwishart 0

THE TAX MAN COMETH Big brother is watching – here’s how to keep him from taking too much away Australians tend to like to push the envelope when it comes to authority figures. This is […]

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Australian edition

RIGHT HOOK: Dec 05, AU Edition

March 10, 2008 iwishart 0

MELINDA TANKARD REIST RU-486 is not the solution for women in crisis In her campaign launch to bring the abortion pill RU-486 to this country in last month’s Medical Journal of Australia, Cairns obstetrician Dr […]

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Australian edition

SPIN CITY: Dec 05, AU Edition

March 10, 2008 iwishart 0

ALAN ANDERSON State Libs need to look for trouble – not avoid it Liberal Party faithful attending a recent function in the “dead red” North-western suburbs of Melbourne got more than they bargained for when […]

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Australian edition

FIRST DRAFT: Sep 05, AU Edition

March 10, 2008 iwishart 0

MATT HAYDEN The latest in lifestyle programming – coming soon to Channel 873! Ciao Channel! For vivacious viewers who want to do lunch and learn how it was made! TV GUIDE 10 September 2005 2:30 […]

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Australian edition

HEALTH: July 05, AU Edition

March 10, 2008 0

CRAZY ENOUGH TO WORK? Bad movies and worse ideas contribute to our misunderstanding of mental illness The infamous Australian stockbroker Rene Rivkin was convicted of insider trading in 2003. Now my understanding of insider trading […]

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China

The Man Who Sold The World

January 26, 2008 InvestigateDesign 0

The Man Who Sold The World December 2007 issue In this world exclusive, IAN WISHART has the inside story on the alleged $75 billion plot to bring down the Bank of England, after locating and […]

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Big Cat mysteries

The Beasts of Benmore: Oct 07 issue

December 31, 2007 InvestigateDesign 0

THE BEASTS OF BENMORE Experts are close to confirming the existence of possibly two varieties of exotic big cats living wild in New Zealand – American mountain lions and African or Asian black leopards. Researcher […]

Crime

The Gun Debate

August 20, 2007 InvestigateDesign 0

GUN SHY The Firearms Debate Reignites In the wake of the Virginia Tech killings, fresh questions are being asked about gun control. The answers, however, may surprise you when we put New Zealand’s crime rate […]

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June 07 issue

To Serve & Protect: June 07

August 14, 2007 InvestigateDesign 0

TO SERVE AND PROTECT The devastating truth about police corruption in New Zealand Explosive new allegations of widespread police sexual misconduct reaching as high as current police commissioner Howard Broad have emerged in a major […]

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Australian edition

The Boy Racer Problem: March 05

August 13, 2007 InvestigateDesign 0

OUT OF CONTROL Horrific road smashes involving young drivers are increasingly dominating news coverage on both sides of the Tasman. In New Zealand, we’ve introduced ‘boy racer’ laws and extensive restrictions on young drivers, prompting […]

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Australian edition

Howard’s Way, Out: March 05 issue

August 13, 2007 InvestigateDesign 0

HOWARD’S NEMESIS With John Howard facing plummeting poll ratings and a must-win election campaign, there’s growing speculation about who will replace him. Falling government debt, deregulated workplaces, and a reformed tax system are the hallmarks […]

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Islamofascism

The Rise of the Neo-Coms

August 3, 2007 InvestigateDesign 0

RISE OF THE NEO-COMS The Socialists Are Back New Zealand’s new communists wear designer jeans, frequent Ponsonby and Thorndon, are hypocrites-extraordinaire, and have far more influence than Karl Marx ever fantasised. IAN WISHART discovers the […]

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Iraq

The Doomsday Prophet: May 07 issue

July 30, 2007 InvestigateDesign 0

UPI Intelligence Analysis THE DOOMSDAY PROPHET From Muslim hordes to atom bomb…Joshua Brilliant tracks the disturbing endgame of radical Islam For the third time in its history, Islam is trying to bring the true faith […]

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Feb 07 issue

Keynglish, Part 1

July 29, 2007 InvestigateDesign 0

THE JOHN KEY INTERVIEW They say New Zealand politicians can’t be bought, but tell that to the person who, just before Christmas, shelled out more than $4,000 to have lunch with new National Party leader […]

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Feb 07 issue

Keynglish, Part 2

July 29, 2007 InvestigateDesign 0

BILL ENGLISH INTERVIEW INVESTIGATE: In terms of what you see as the biggest issues for National over the next two years, what would they be? ENGLISH: As the finance spokesman, the biggest issue for me […]

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Jan 07 issue

The Coming Kiwi $ Crash: Jan 07 issue

July 25, 2007 InvestigateDesign 0

THE ART OF YEN: and how New Zealand’s economy may disappear down a Japanese black hole Financial commentators like Investigate’s own Peter Hensley have been warning for months we’ve been living on borrowed time. Now, […]

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August 07

In the August Investigate…

July 14, 2007 InvestigateDesign 0

TAITO FIELD BREAKS HIS SILENCE: A massive three hour interview where Field reveals, “I knew…” Hear audio clips here: Taito1 Taito2 Taito3 Taito4 DISGRACED BRITISH MP VISITING NZ TO PUSH ISLAMIC AGENDA “RESPECT” MP George […]

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April 07 issue

THE GREAT SOUTH BASIN: Apr 07

June 16, 2007 InvestigateDesign 0

Back in the 1970s, some of the world’s richest oilmen came prowling the coast of New Zealand. According to popular rumour and conspiracy theory they struck it big, but chose not to tell the NZ […]

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May 07 issue

Beautiful Dubrovnik: May 07 issue

May 25, 2007 InvestigateDesign 0

Back to the Balkans Historic Dubrovnik plays to the crowds, as Robert Cross discovers DUBROVNIK, Croatia – On my first day, thunderstorms exposed the town’s true nature. In good warm weather, Dubrovnik can feel like […]