April 19, 2019 - The History of New Zealand through a Libertarian Anarchist lens. Please enjoy the ideas and let me know what you think.

1880: Death of Chief Tainui

By AHNZ

Today in history: 8 December, 1880, Burial of Chief Werita Tainui in Greymouth where he had been a very early inhabitant. He had died on November 30th. Tainui’s brother, Tarapuhi had come seeking greenstone in the late 1700s but met with a lethal reception from the local Ngati Wairangi tribe. The brothers’ war party, perhaps with […]

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December 7, 2018

The Boomers: Kiwis vs Frogs

By AHNZ

Opinion Civil war in France within 6 months? I say non, monsieur. The French are revolting, especially in Paris, against their State. Main complaint being the punitive tax (real and hidden) harming their standard of living. They have no leaders and no particular demands. They are destructive and civilly disobedient toward the State’s forced called to […]

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December 6, 2018

1907: Cavern of Bones

By AHNZ

Cavern of bones discovered at Cornwall Park and the cave entrance in 1907 A party of Aucklanders yesterday explored the caves in Cornwall Park, which was originally a fortress of the great chief Kiwi Tamaki. Tons upon tons of bones formed a deposit of human debris four feet high. So long had the bones been […]

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December 6, 2018

Civilisation VI: Maori Expansion Pack

By AHNZ

Video game Civilization VI is due for another new Expansion Pack in February 14 2019. Along with the new features there will be 9 new leaders including– get this- the mythical Kupe and his Maori culture! The news just broke about this addition, it looks like all sorts of educational fun! Kupe is the New Zealand […]

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December 5, 2018

1977: Glenbrook Vintage Railway

By AHNZ

Glenbrook Vintage Railway (est 1977,) last December. All dressed up for Christmas 2017. It’s a relief to have a post about trains that have not been banned isn’t it? Running now; Glenbrook Vintage Railway   However,   I question the sanity of having a NO SMOKING sign on an open-air locomotive car. Especially when it’s a coal-powered […]

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December 4, 2018