Karl Volkner: A Missionary’s Espionage for the Colonial Government

Karl Volkner: A Missionary’s Espionage for the Colonial Government

Karl Sylvius Völkner, a missionary of German origin, arrived in New Zealand in 1849, representing the North German Missionary Society. He initially worked in Taranaki with Johann Riemenschneider, another German Protestant missionary. In 1852, he joined the Church Missionary Society (CMS) as a lay teacher in lower Waikato. After marrying Emma Lanfear, he was ordained […]

New Zealand’s Feathered Race Takes Off

New Zealand’s Feathered Race Takes Off

The annual “Bird of the Year” competition in New Zealand has taken an unexpected twist this year, garnering international attention. The contest, designed to raise awareness about the country’s native birds, many of which are endangered or extinct, has seen a significant increase in votes for a particular bird — the pūteketeke. A Campaign Takes […]

ANZAC Parade in Kirikiriroa Hamilton

ANZAC Day 2022 in Kirikiriroa was attended by hundreds to commemorate the fallen.

This years ANZAC Parade had a large turnout in Kirikiriroa Hamilton. Large crowds attended but no attendance by the New Zealand Defence Force.

World War Two Nuremberg trials are irrelevant to Aotearoa

Lawyer DeAnne Bateson describes how the World War two Nuremberg Trials are irrelevant to modern day Aotearoa.

The Nuremberg trials were conducted in Germany after world war two for war criminals that were conducting inhumane experiments on the civilian population of Germany. The trials were a military tribunal that preceded the United Nations a trial by court of justice between members of the Nazi regime and the United States Justice Department. The […]

The dark underbelly of the anti-lockdown protestors

The Anti-lockdown leaders claim they champion freedom and human rights yet they attack indigenous rights and non Christian religious freedoms.

We expose the leaders of the Anti-lockdown lobby and how they harbour prejudiced views of indigenous New Zealanders’ rights enshrined into the Treaty of Waitangi. These so-called civil rights and freedom fighters would ruthlessly crush others’ freedoms and rights. Much of the korero from the Anti lockdown leaders is often irrational and has a deliberate […]