PREFACE: This letter is in response to the opinion by Grant Gillett of the University of Otago Medical School where he is a Professor of Biomedical Ethics. It is now imperative that the issues raised by the now-famous Allan Smith case and several others that have come to light thanks to […]

Source: Lyttelton volcano revival discounted “Some people have even expressed fears the extinct Lyttelton volcano might be coming back to life. However, recent Canterbury University geology doctoral student Dr Sam Hampton said there was no evidence of volcanic activity. The Lyttelton volcanic complex finished erupting 5.8 million years ago. Hampton […]


Source: On September 23, 2010 it was President Obama’s turn to take the podium at the United Nations. There was a world of problems for him to draw on but, not unexpectedly, he chose to concentrate on the Middle East. Thus, as has been the case with almost every […]