October 10, 2009

Welcome, Mr US Ambassador David Huebner – open letter by John Gallagher

"To the extent that there is great cultural-cum-demographic diversity in Asia and New Zealanders are not Asians, we can be equidistant from the regional fault-lines and can help in the safer management of these fault-lines." (Ramesh Thakur - Time to Befriend the Asian Tigers). How might New Zealand start to get into this kind of work?
February 16, 2009

Shovel Award: for critics of Government’s even-handed Gaza policy

A person who signs themselves as "Village Idiot" nominates for a Shovel Award those who have criticised the National government for it’s so-called lack of response to the Gaza conflict.
February 4, 2009

Ladder Award: NZ Foreign Minister’s “solutions” approach to Gaza conflict

John Gallagher nominated Mr Murray McCully, New Zealand's Foreign Minister, for a ladder award for his even-handed, solutions-oriented approach to the Gaza conflict.