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AmeriNZ Blog · 8h ago

To comply with the law (yet again)

As I did in 2011 and 2014, and I mostly stole this post from one in 2011 (and then adapted from the one in 2014), I have temporarily turned on comment moderation for this blog. You can still...
AmeriNZ Blog · 9h ago

Bella helps

I wanted to post something non-political, and Bella said, "Pick me!", and who am I to refuse? Here she is, dozing on my lap. Awwwww... #goodkitty #furbabyA post shared by arthur_amerinz (@ar...
AmeriNZ Blog · 10h ago

AmeriNZ Podcast 335 ‘Cliffhanger' now available

A new AmeriNZ Podcast episode, “AmeriNZ 335 – Cliffhager” is now available from the podcast website. There, you can listen, download or subscribe to the podcast: This episode is mainly about...
AmeriNZ Blog · 1d ago

Sustainable disposal

Picked up this Bokashi composting system, which takes normal veggie scraps, plus cooked food scraps, and even meat (no bones), and when sprinkled with the stuff in the bag reduces the pail's...
AmeriNZ Blog · 1d ago

Adjusting the system

I had my quarterly check-up on Tuesday, and the results were basically good. There were some adjustments however, including some that should improve things further. Well, that’s the plan, an...
AmeriNZ Blog · 5d ago

Weekend Diversion: Overrated?

The video above is the first in a new series from Vox, “Overrated”, which, as most things do these days, has its own Facebook Page. The page talks about a number of different things, and app...
AmeriNZ Blog · 5d ago

Tax truth

The video above is an ad from the New Zealand Labour Party to counter the deliberate falsehoods coming from the National Party. This shouldn’t be necessary, but it is, and the perfect person...
AmeriNZ Blog · 6d ago

The birds

Stopped in Pukekohe for some dinner in the way home. The trees were filled with hundreds and hundreds of birds in the trees. It sounded like we were in Hitchcock's movie. #pukekohe #auckland...
AmeriNZ Blog · 1w ago

What we’ve come to

This election has been unlike any other in recent memory, with twists and turns and surprise developments, it’s been one unexpected thing after another—except for one thing: The return of th...
AmeriNZ Blog · 1w ago

The problem is numbers

Recently, New Zealand political commentators were thrown into a frenzy of commentatoring when a poll seemed to show the National Party had suddenly zoomed way out in front of Labour and coul...