Rewriting history

We rewrite history with the help of Patrick Gower, and ponder what might have been.


The Roman Discovery Of New Zealand

There‚Äôs an article in the news today claiming that the ancient Greeks and Egyptians came to New Zealand. It is garbage, of course. The idea that these ancient peoples could have made it so far on their flimsy boats is preposterous. There is no evidence that they ever landed in New Zealand. The Romans, on the…

Their History Is History

Uncompromising left-wing columnist and Chairman of the Workers Solidarity Party of Aotearoa, Bob Mittsky, returns. Comrades! I’m pleased to hear there’s a possibility that New Zealand will sign up to an international convention that will make denial of the Holocaust and other genocides a criminal offence. And about time too. For too long we have…