Halloween

According to History.com, the celebration can be linked back to the Celtic festival of Samhain, where dressing up and lighting bonfires were thought to warn of unwanted spirits. When all saints day (Nov 1st) was developed, some of the same traditions from this festival were incorporated, the night before this became known as All Hallows…

Breaking down MMP

As New Zealand sits and waits while the next government are decided, there has been some discussion about our electoral system MMP and whether or not we should still abide by it. So what is MMP? MMP (Mixed member proportional representation) is the electoral system in New Zealand from 1996. It is a mixed system where some…