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Amid Dirty Politics ‘Another Free Election Bites the Dust’?

Friday, 19 September 2014, 5:19 pm | Juliet Bonnay

‘The Moment of Truth’ in the Auckland Town Hall on Monday night was not about Kim Dotcom. It was about New Zealand. More specifically, it was about New Zealand’s ability to hold onto its democracy and remain an independent sovereign nation. Ironically, ... More >>

Welfare Policies Need an Injection of Compassion

Friday, 31 May 2013, 4:22 pm | Juliet Bonnay

The impact on mental health of living for years in war-torn homes of domestic violence, and/or being subjected to sexual abuse, physical abuse, or neglect, can be just as damaging, if not more so, than engaging in combat or being a prisoner of war. More >>

Are Contraceptives Really the Answer?

Friday, 11 May 2012, 6:46 pm | Juliet Bonnay

As New Zealand’s welfare bashing continues over the government’s proposal to offer free contraception to all female welfare beneficiaries, Colin Craig has stuck his boots into New Zealand’s ‘promiscuous’ women by opposing such a move. Well ... More >>

How “Small” Became “Big” in Chilean Miners’ Rescue

Thursday, 28 October 2010, 2:27 pm | Juliet Bonnay

“Small businesses, Big opportunities” was the message on one of Mr. Sebastian Pinera’s billboards during his presidential campaign in Chile earlier this year. Never would he have dreamed that an unsafe San Hose mine would give a small American ... More >>

Juliet Bonnay: What National Standards Can’t Fix

Thursday, 20 May 2010, 8:35 pm | Juliet Bonnay

Bouncing excitedly onto the front seat of the car, her face glowing, words burst from her mouth, “I came second in the spelling test today!” “Why didn’t you come first?” her mother quipped curtly in reply. From the back seat I saw the instant ... More >>

Juliet Bonnay: What Jade Goody had to Teach Us

Tuesday, 7 April 2009, 11:33 am | Juliet Bonnay

Occasionally when boredom strikes in endless supermarket queues, I cast my eye over the frozen smiles on magazines covers. Sometimes candid shots show celebrities with no makeup, or as waiflike figures going through a relationship break-up or a fall ... More >>

Outer Crisis has an Inner Cure

Friday, 27 March 2009, 5:09 pm | Juliet Bonnay

“We devote a lot of time to adult policies, trying to make a better world. But every reform is frustrated or perverted. The quality of life is not improved, because the people are the same. What changes people? Well any one adult can recuperate from ... More >>