Tagged: Hamilton City Council

Did business interests interfere with Hamilton’s fluoride tribunal process? - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Feb 15, 2015

 Source: Abuse of democratic process in Hamilton Tribunal?. (Click to enlarge). Early results from a Waikato University research project show that around 2/3 of all the written submissions to the Hamilton City Council’s fluoride tribunal process were directly or indirectly provided by parties associated with the ‘natural health’ lobby. This is interesting as it raises the question of … … Continue reading … Read More

Pandering to anti-fluoridation campaigners - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Apr 07, 2014

Social media can be bloody frustrating at times. I do find Twitter useful for identifying interesting newspaper reports, scientific articles and videos – often long before I would see them myself on other sources. But, boy, there is loads of rubbish – especially when following a search term rather than people you trust. Take search … … Continue reading … Read More

Tactics and common arguments of the anti-fluoridationists - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Jun 07, 2013

Anti-fluoridation activists have celebrated their recent win in Hamilton (see Hamilton City Council reverses referendum fluoridation decision) and are moving on with their plans for similar victories in other New Zealand communities. While most of the newspaper and TV polls show … Continue reading → … Read More