New Zealand at War – NZers Say “Not in My Name”

New Zealanders are livid about their Prime Minister’s autocratic decision to lead them into the illegal Iraq war to support American troops stationed there. Here’s a mash-up of Tweets to show the strength of feeling, the like of which has not been seen in NZ since the 1981 Spring Bok tour. Least We Remember. No…

New Zealand to Enter Iraq Conflict. NZ “Hitching a Ride on” Military Campaign. Free Trade Agreement the Price of NZ’s Acquiescence?

After many months of softening up public opinion, and a predictable ‘capture the flag‘ diversion, the Prime Minister of New Zealand will announce on February 24 that New Zealand won’t be missing the boat on the present Iraq conflict. Without putting it to a vote, Key will tell Parliament that New Zealand will be deploying…

New Zealand’s Very Own ISIS Fashionista

ISIS Militant fighter, New Zealander Mark Taylor (aka Abu Abdul-Rahman) goes by the Twitter handle of “Kiwi Jihadi.” Or rather he used to. His account was suspended after he forgot to switch off geo-tagging on his mobile. In so doing he gave away the locations of a string of Syrian Islamic State safe houses where…