JACOB VILLEGAS WRITES -New Zealand health officials are calling for vapes in New Zealand to be sold solely at pharmacies and/or to require a prescription for them, as a result of the rising number of teens picking up the unhealthy habit. This comes after New Zealand introduced the world’s first…Full Article NEW ZEALAND’S GREAT VAPE ESCAPE: OUTLOOK CLOUDY
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NEW ZEALAND: GOVERNMENT DECLARES CLIMATE CHANGE EMERGENCY, PLEDGES TO GO CARBON NEUTRAL BY 2025
DANICA CREAHAN WRITES — On Wednesday, Dec. 2, New Zealand’s government symbolically declared climate change an emergency through a motion tabled in parliament which recognized “the devastating impact that volatile and extreme weather will have on New Zealand and the wellbeing of New Zealanders, on our primary industries, water availability,…Full Article NEW ZEALAND: GOVERNMENT DECLARES CLIMATE CHANGE EMERGENCY, PLEDGES TO GO CARBON NEUTRAL BY 2025
NEW ZEALAND: WILL THE END OF LIFE CHOICE ACT SURVIVE THE GENERAL ELECTION?
DANICA CREAHAN WRITES — On October 17, New Zealanders will vote in the general election on the Prime Minister, legalizing the use of recreational marijuana and one uniquely straightforward question: “Do you support the End of Life Choice Act 2019 coming into force?” New Zealand is the first country in…Full Article NEW ZEALAND: WILL THE END OF LIFE CHOICE ACT SURVIVE THE GENERAL ELECTION?
MOVIE REVIEW: Can Anything About Hitler be Funny? See “Jojo Rabbit”
NATHAN RIVAS WRITES– Visionary New Zealand director Taika Waititi (Hunt for the Wilderpeople; Thor: The Ragnarok) continues his hot streak with this hilarious and heartwarming coming of age story about, of all things, a bromance between a young boy and his imaginary best “friend:” Hitler. The movie’s official release date…Full Article MOVIE REVIEW: Can Anything About Hitler be Funny? See “Jojo Rabbit”
A PROVOCATIVE MOTHER- WHY YUSI ZHAO’S MOM SHOULD BE APPLAUDED
TOM PLATE WRITES – All mothers are special, of course, as we are reminded ON International Mothers Day this Sunday. Not everyone gets to have their own annual day (not surprisingly, there’s none for newspaper opinion writers, for example), and heavens knows mothers do deserve this annual ritualistic swelling of our…Full Article A PROVOCATIVE MOTHER- WHY YUSI ZHAO’S MOM SHOULD BE APPLAUDED
NEW ZEALAND: ALLIES, THIS IS HOW YOU CAN SUPPORT THE MUSLIM COMMUNITY
Following the brutal massacre in two mosques in New Zealand earlier this month, Asia Media staffers penned their thoughts on what it means to be an ally to the Muslim community, and how the Prime Minister of New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern, exemplifies it. MUHAMMAD ALOTHMAN WRITES– “Welcome Brother,” the first…Full Article NEW ZEALAND: ALLIES, THIS IS HOW YOU CAN SUPPORT THE MUSLIM COMMUNITY
NEW ZEALAND: POLITICIANS FIDO-VER VOTES
KATRINA CROSBY WRITES – With Election Day upon us, New Zealanders are encouraged to show off their democratic pride with pictures of “I Voted” stickers or selfies taken at the polling stations, encouraging other Kiwis to come out and make their voices heard. This year, the polling stands looked a…Full Article NEW ZEALAND: POLITICIANS FIDO-VER VOTES