Graeme Edgeler

Graeme Edgeler is a lawyer and Public Address blogger.

Politics
May 8, 2019

What we know about the cannabis referendum in 10 easy questions

The government wants to call the vote on legalising marijuana a binding referendum but it isn't a binding referendum

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Society
Mar 25, 2019

How will the trial of the alleged Christchurch mosque murderer work?

The upcoming trial of a man accused of carrying out the Christchurch mosque shootings will be unprecedented in New Zealand law.

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Society
Feb 7, 2017

The Citizenship (Western Samoa) Act is New Zealand's most racist immigration law. Why is it still on the books?

There has been widespread condemnation in NZ over Trump's visa ban, but we could show our words aren’t empty by undoing some of our own discriminatory immigration laws – and one in particular, writes Graeme Edgeler.

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Society
May 6, 2016

Why the censor’s ban on Wicked Campers is ridiculous

Opinion: By issuing a blanket ban because an age restriction would be “impracticable”, the Office of Film and Literature Classification has dangerously overdone it, putting drivers of the vans on a par with child sex offenders, writes Graeme Edgeler.

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