Vigilante Racists Make New Zealand No Place for Foreign Drivers

  Most tourist seasons in New Zealand have a theme. Some years it’s backpacker attacks, some years it’s the ongoing war on freedom campers, but overall the underlying thread is the love hate relationship New Zealand has with tourists, tolerated for nothing more than the wealth they bring and despised simply for being there. This…

Countdown Cleared of Wrongdoing, No Supplier Intimidation

The New Zealand arm of the Woolworth enterprise, owned by Progressive Enterprises, has been cleared of wrong doing by the Competition Commission. The Commerce Commission said that based on the evidence it gathered during a nine-month investigation it “does not believe that Progressive has breached any of the laws it enforces and it will not be…

Begin the Countdown – Xenophobic Intent Revealed: ‘Let’s Bash Immigrants Too’ – updated

We’re getting comments that two Australian supermarkets are supporting their country’s ‘Buy Australian’ campaign by opting to use solely Australian producers for their own label products. There’s nothing wrong with supporting local producers and it does reduce food miles, which is a far more sustainable way of doing business in this carbon conscious era. So…