New Zealand’s director-general of health and other high-ranking ministry personnel have resigned. Vaccine injuries are now allowed to be discussed by the mainstream media. The Australian federal election is heating up and New Zealand prepares for a by-election as two MPs leave parliament. Join Tim Wilms and Dieuwe de Boer on Trad Tasman Talk.
Both Australia and New Zealand are past their Omicron BA2 peaks but now we are being told to worry about the BA4 and BA5 Omicron subvariants. The Victorian Government may finally wind back its vaccinated economy and extra mask mandates for primary school students and hospitality workers. New Zealand is still only open to Australian citizens and residents and no one else.
A third New Zealander has lost their life to the Pfizer vaccine. NZ Project Host Patrick Gower interviewed a 35-year-old who suffered myocarditis after his Pfizer vaccine. The AFL Sunday Footy Show panelists believe that Brownlow medalist Ollie Wines’ heart and nausea issues which saw him hospitalized were caused by the vaccine.
Dr Ashley Bloomfield who was Jacinda Ardern’s public health shield for the duration of her pandemic response will be resigning mid year. Three senior public health bureaucrats have resigned in total as the NZ public health system will be reorganized abolishing the 20 DHBs with one system exclusively for Maori people and one for everyone else.
Far-left NZ Labour List MP Louisa Wall has resigned from parliament. A tweet from Dieuwe calling Wall one of the most effective progressive MPs and therefore one of the worst went viral. Legislation has passed the NZ Parliament ending one person one vote in the local government area of Rotorua with voters of Maori descent being able to elect more councilors per their percentage of the population than non-Maori voters. The Maori party is also lobbying for the Maori superannuation age to be lowered because Maori have a lower life expectancy.
In the first official week of the Australian federal election campaign, Labor Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese has had a shocker. He didn’t know the RBA cash rate or the unemployment rate, last week he backed out of taking a question from a voter in Perth at a press conference. He later claimed the voter was associated with the ‘racist’ Advance Australia CCP says vote Labor bus.
Meanwhile Scott Morrison handled an agitated disability pensioner at a Newcastle pub extremely well. United Australia Party Leader Craig Kelly was violently egged by an organised Antifa attack in Melbourne. The three political extremists are still at large.
In the Degender and Degerency Report segment in a Senate Committee hearing Liberal Senator Alex Antic asked Australia’s top health officials to provide a definition of a woman. They claimed it’s a contested area and would take the question on notice to provide their working definition. Victorian Liberal MLC read out in state parliament sex education homework a 10 year old girl was given at school to ask her father about her erections and ejaculations.
Australia’s Joint Parliamentary Committee on Security and Intelligence has issued an interim report on its extremism inquiry. It basically states that the committee had more pressing matters to report on and that maybe the committee in the next parliament can complete the inquiry.