HITHERTO MORE UNKNOWN HUMAN RIGHTS

Nonsense though his pretend job is, I almost feel sorry for our Human Rights Commissioner keeping track of the relentless announcements from here and abroad of hitherto unknown natural human rights.

INCONSISTENCY, DOUBLE STANDARDS or HYPOCRISY? YOU DECIDE

Not for the first time The Listener has produced a cover story backed by lengthy articles on the evils of plastic. Similarly the Dominion-Post periodically runs such articles.

Heading on the Stuff website

Teenager caught speeding

MORE MAORI WONDERFULNESS EVEN RE GANGSTERS

The home invasion was “easily the most carefully planned and professionally executed aggravated robbery of its type I’m aware of in New Zealand”, so said Judge Thomas Ingram when jailing four maori gang members for a house invasion in which they took $40.

ANOTHER NEW INVENTED HUMAN RIGHT

Reporting on a Lower Hutt charity delivering food parcels to the needy, the Stuff website quoted one of the well-meaning charity workers saying, “Access to kai is a basic human right.”