JACINDA ISSUED WARNING

The Race Relations Commissioner Meng Foon has written to our political parties urging them to lay off racism in the coming election campaign.

His letter has been joyfully spread by its recipients around the capital and for all I know, elsewhere.

THE AMERICAS CUP FIASCO

I was shocked as both a substantial Auckland ratepayer and central government taxpayer, to read that the Auckland City Council and the government have contributed over $250 million of our money to the staging of the Americas Cup.

WHY NO POLICE APPEAL?

I’ve waited a week for an announcement of a Police appeal against the extraordinary judgment by Auckland District Court judge Claire Bennett, but to date, nothing.

IS TRUMP DONE FOR?

Even the right-wing media have now seemingly written off Trump’s prospects of re-election, so overwhelming are the polls. Furthermore, they continually worsen.

Trump’s Presidency has been disastrous, not just for America but the world. It’s hugely desirable it ends. But I don’t think that’s a certainty given there’s still some time before the election.