BBC News website ignores rocket fire from Lebanon twice in two days

The hundreds of millions of people worldwide who get their news from the BBC website have seen no reporting whatsoever concerning two separate incidents of rocket fire from Lebanon on northern Israel in recent days. The first of those attacks took place around noon on August 4th: “The alarms sounded shortly after 12 p.m. in … Read more

BBC News avoids another Gaza Strip human shields story

On the morning of July 22nd an explosion occurred in al Zawiya market in Gaza City. One person was killed and between ten and fourteen people – including six children – were injured by the blast. Later in the day it emerged that the site of the explosion was a weapons storage facility belonging to … Read more

BBC News again erases the British connection to spyware story

On the morning of July 19th a report headlined “Pegasus: Spyware sold to governments ‘targets activists’” appeared on the BBC News website’s ‘Middle East’ and ‘Tech’ pages. That report is tagged ‘Israel’ and all its versions open by informing readers that: “Rights activists, journalists and lawyers around the world have been targeted with phone malware … Read more

Cartoons in UK-based Arabic news sites erase Jewish history, peddle antisemitism

The vile conquerors who came from the darkness to desecrate the holy city of Jerusalem, cradle of TWO religions, Christianity and Islam. Only Jesus Christ, who weeps in Heaven over the fate of Jerusalem, has the right to judge me. – Archbishop Hilarion Capucci, 1974. Translated from French by Bat Ye’or) ( (all translations, emphases … Read more

Little-known lives: Rotumans in 19th-century Aotearoa New Zealand | Te Papa’s Blog

To mark the recent Rotuman Language Week 2021, Senior Curator Pacific Histories and Cultures Sean Mallon shares two rare stories of Rotuman travellers who found their way to New Zealand in the early 1800s, and how a contemporary Rotuman artist has remembered one of them. In the late 1700s, five or six hundred years after … Read more

Is the Government really serious about child poverty in New Zealand?

Media Release 22 May 2021 The Labour government’s 2021 “wellbeing budget” is an historic budget, for never before has a government budgeted for more money for the killing of New Zealanders under the guise of health care.   Right to Life believes that those who kill the unborn and the very sick do not have a … Read more

Ockham New Zealand Book Awards | Christchurch City Libraries

Mary and Peter Biggs Award for Poetry Booksellers Aotearoa New Zealand Award for Illustrated Non-Fiction Award General Non Fiction Award Mūrau o te Tuhu – Māori Language Award Mātāmua ko te Kupu! Ta Timoti Kāretu (Kotahi Rau Pukapuka, Auckland University Press) MitoQ Best First Book Awards The Judith Binney Best First Book Award for Illustrated … Read more

Stargazing in New Zealand – 9 of the best spots

New Zealand is definitely a haven for stargazers. With clear skies and very little light pollution, stargazing in New Zealand is possible from pretty much anywhere and you will be blown away. If you want to take your stargazing to the next level though, you really need to check out some of these awesome destinations. … Read more

Anglican Taonga : New Zealand’s Anglican News Leader

Dunedin city’s Methodist and Anglican-founded social service agency, Anglican Family Care, celebrated its first 51 years this week with the launch of Southern Service, a contextual history written by Julia Stuart a former member of this Church’s provincial communications staff. Over the last year, Anglican City Missions in Auckland and Christchurch have also celebrated significant milestones … Read more

Live breaking news: India variant’s huge threat to Sydney; NSW exposure sites; masks; restrictions; Meghan and Harry share Archie picture

Live breaking news: India variant poses massive threat to Sydney Health authorities are racing to investigate a new variant of concern from India that is rapidly spreading abroad and is at the centre of Sydney’s cases. May 7, 2021 7:00AM LIVE New COVID restrictions for Greater Sydney as state records new locally acquired case … Read more