On the first day of election bribes, Jacinda gave to me: a holiday on Matariki. Read more
Luke is a law student at Victoria University of Wellington, currently entering his fourth year of study. Previously, he worked in the office of the Shadow Attorney-General doing policy research around various legal and Māori related issues. Luke’s areas of interest are in the area of Constitutional reform, Māori affairs, and LGBTQI+ advocacy.
Luke is currently working on a research paper that investigates the democratic systems of New Zealand.
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In a predictable statement earlier this week, the Green Party co-leader declared her party’s undying love for taxation. Read more
Lawyers and political commentators say New Zealand has gone “too far” in empowering its police force. This speculation must end. Big Brother is here and you have nothing to fear. Read more
This week, the vice chancellor of Victoria University (in Wellington) proved once again he is the bull in the china shop by doubling down on an $150 weekly holding fee for first year student halls. Read more
In a Select Committee this week, then-Police Commissioner Mike Bush expressed his unwillingness to release the “complex” guidelines his officers are using to enforce lockdown. Now, I don’t know about you, but the idea of the police with secret regulations you can’t break doesn’t spark joy in my life. Also, with all due respect Commissioner, if you admitting the regulations are complex, how do you expect your officers to uphold them? What is most shocking, however, is his admission that... Read more
Some of us have been training for a scenario like this our entire lives! Coronavirus has hit and in the early public reaction to the outbreak, there are already talks of a possible nation-wide quarantine or “self-isolation” policy. I may be an introverted troglodyte, but I’m not selfish. I don’t wish to be a part of the unnecessary spread of this disease. So, I am here to spill trade secrets from my introversion on how to safely keep yourself occupied... Read more
Are you a leader of a political party? Do you spend countless hours fundraising while looking after important portfolios? Well, we have you covered. Read more
This week, opposition leader Simon Bridges announced he would introduce an elite anti-gang task force if elected. Read more