Brazil has demanded an explanation from New Zealand after reports New Zealand’s foreign intelligence agency the GCSB spied on its campaign to get Brazilian diplomat Roberto Azevedo elected as Secretary General of the World Trade Organisation in 2013 – successfully.
Documents expose discrepancies between country’s secret agenda and official foreign policy.
New Zealand spies on Vietnam, China, India, Pakistan, South American nations and a range of other countries to help fill gaps in worldwide surveillance operations by the United States National Security Agency (NSA), documents show.
(NaturalNews) The coming global food crisis really hit home for me last year. I saw droughts destroying crops across California and food inflation worsening almost everywhere.
Collapsing water supplies and radical weather patterns have only accelerated the crisis, and while food may appear to be abundant on grocery store shelves, the retail presentation of abundant food is a thin veneer, under which lies a fragile food supply wholly dependent on just-in-time deliveries, stable weather patterns, cheap water and cheap fossil fuels.
A father is taking his child’s school and the attorney-general to the High Court in a landmark case over school Bible lessons.
Things turned sour between the school in Red Beach, a suburb on the Hibiscus Coast, and Jeff McClintock after his daughter, Violet, now nine, was placed in Bible classes without parental permission.
One of the Bible class teachers from Life in Focus Trust, a volunteer who was not a qualified teacher, said parents did not need to be notified because the classes were “history lessons” as the Bible was factually correct.
The school operated an “opt out” system, but McClintock said despite opting out, Violet was repeatedly put back in.
After numerous complaints, McClintock was bringing his case against Red Beach School Board of Trustees for breaching its duties under the Education Act 1989 and against the attorney-general for passing legislation that was inconsistent with the New Zealand Bill of Rights. Continue reading Bible lessons lead to court→