Contra “One Nation, One People”

K R Bolton1234 words I was recently asked to write as book on the Kohimarama Conference, whereby in 1860 Māori chiefs from throughout New Zealand gathered at the invitation of Governor Gore Browne to debate the meaning of the Treaty of Waitangi, the Kingi revolt, and other issues, and to fully air any grievances. It … Continue reading Contra “One Nation, One People”

Book Review:

Scott Howard, The Open Society Playbook, Antelope Hill Publishing, 2021, 331pp.www.antelopehillpublishing.com K R Bolton3600 Words American scholar Professor Richard B. Spence contends that there is a crucial difference between “conspiracy theory” and “conspiracy fact,” and that it is an essential part of scholarship to “connect the dots.” (Spence, Wall Street & the Russian Revolution, Trine … Continue reading Book Review:

The Criminalisation of Parental Objections to Transgenderism

K R Bolton The hypothesis that gender identity is an innate, fixed property of human beings that is independent of biological sex — that a person might be “a man trapped in a woman’s body” or “a woman trapped in a man’s body” — is not supported by scientific evidence.Lawrence S. Mayer and Paul R. … Continue reading The Criminalisation of Parental Objections to Transgenderism

Wahhabist Knife Attack in Auckland –Liberal Cant Unabated

K R Bolton The Auckland mall knife attack at Countdown, New Lynn, on 3 September that felled six people, three in a critical condition, has been undertaken by a Muslim from Sri Lanka. He is said to have been a known supporter of ISIS, which adheres to Wahhabism. The jihadists are a minority within Sunni … Continue reading Wahhabist Knife Attack in Auckland –Liberal Cant Unabated

Where were YOU in ’81?

A Memoir K R Bolton. 3570 WORDS The Springbok tour of 1981 was apparently a defining moment for many New Zealanders. Forty years ago, during July, August and September, New Zealand came as close to civil war as it has seen. The National Government stubbornly resisted pressures from without and within to end relations with … Continue reading Where were YOU in ’81?

Submission: Proposals Against Incitement and Discrimination

Ministry of Justicehumanrights@justice.govt.nz K R Bolton16 July 2021 I am a ‘New Zealand European’, according to the Government ethnic classification, aged 64. My maternal great-great-great-grandparents, a wheelwright and a laundress, arrived in Petone in 1840. My maternal great-grandfather arrived here in 1873. My paternal grandfather was a seaman from Leith, Scotland, my paternal grandmother, a … Continue reading Submission: Proposals Against Incitement and Discrimination

New Zealand Histories IV

K R Bolton7000 words. Maori Universal Franchise Preceded Settlers Recently there has been some debate on the extension of Maori representation on local body councils, with the creation of Maori wards that would ensure Maori representation on councils. As with the Maori parliamentary seats, based on four Maori electorates, ‘one nation’ neoliberals object that this … Continue reading New Zealand Histories IV

Jewish-Muslim conflict at first annual Eruophobe hui.

K R Bolton2800 words Over the course of 15 and 16 June, the first ‘hui’ on ‘Countering Terrorism and Violent Extremism’ was supposed to bring together in single accord a gaggle of ‘experts’ and ethnic representatives. The idea of an annual ‘hui’ to discuss terrorism was mooted in recommendations to Government by the commission of … Continue reading Jewish-Muslim conflict at first annual Eruophobe hui.