Tagged: welfare

Reflecting on ‘Happy-feet’ and wildlife rehabilitation - Politecol

- Wayne Linklater Dec 01, 2012

It is a magnificent feeling of accomplishment and camaraderie when we rescue, rehabilitate (rehab) and release a wild animal back to its home – the culmination of a considerable emotional, community, and scientific (largely veterinary) investment. Many of us not involved admire the people who rescue and rehab wild animals. We assume that wildlife rehab … Read More

Free food in schools: Equality of opportunity? - The Dismal Science

Matt Nolan Sep 10, 2012

Recently the Labour party has suggested we have free food in low decile New Zealand schools.  At the same time, Kiwiblog suggested that this was nonsensical. So how do we should we view this policy? Generally, having the government buy something and give then give it out is relatively inefficient – we get no clear [...] … Read More

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