One Up for Moby

A landmark decision by the International Whaling Commission in Berlin is being hailed as a step in the right direction by “what was once a whaler’s club.” The ‘Berlin Initiative’ – proposed by 19 countries including NZ – calls for the creation of a conservation committee to oversee the protection and preservation of all marine mammals. Former PM Sir Geoffrey Palmer was in attendance as NZ’s commissioner to the IWC.


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Even in Liberal-Leaning NZ Anglican Church Divided

Even in Liberal-Leaning NZ Anglican Church Divided

Divisions over the acceptance of homosexuality have raised doubts about whether the Anglican Church can remain united, a conflict that has played out both on a global level and inside even…