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Archive for September, 2021

Daily review 30/09/2021

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, September 30th, 2021 - 28 comments

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Covid does not give a fuck about your plans

Written By: - Date published: 11:20 am, September 30th, 2021 - 31 comments

This week we have seen reckons from John Key, Act and National on how we should be loosening up Covid lockdown restrictions.  Yesterday’s 45 new cases shows how dangerous it is to think that dealing with Covid is a simple management exercise.

Open mike 30/09/2021

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, September 30th, 2021 - 189 comments

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This turkey is struggling cooped up in a bubble

Written By: - Date published: 6:21 pm, September 29th, 2021 - 78 comments

Turkeys don’t vote for Christmas but Kiwis do, don’t they?

Daily review 29/09/2021

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, September 29th, 2021 - 28 comments

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Highway to the Danger Zone

Written By: - Date published: 12:51 pm, September 29th, 2021 - 25 comments

I never thought I would see the Chair of the Joint Chiefs of the United States military essentially being a witness against the previous President of the United States. Yet here we are.

Government introduces law to assist tenants

Written By: - Date published: 8:59 am, September 29th, 2021 - 19 comments

Barry Soper and the Property Council are up in arms about proposals to ensure that all commercial tenants should only pay a fair proportion of their rental if their use of the premises has been affected by responses to the Covid pandemic.

Open mike 29/09/2021

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, September 29th, 2021 - 199 comments

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Daily review 28/09/2021

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, September 28th, 2021 - 24 comments

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About the latest Colmar Brunton poll

Written By: - Date published: 7:55 am, September 28th, 2021 - 152 comments

The latest Colmar Brunton poll confirms that National’s polling is in the doldrums and David Seymour’s preferred PM rating is twice that of Judith Collins.

Open mike 28/09/2021

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, September 28th, 2021 - 206 comments

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Daily review 27/09/2021

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, September 27th, 2021 - 19 comments

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Smug hermit king

Written By: - Date published: 9:44 am, September 27th, 2021 - 127 comments

John Key has doubled down on his claims that Aotearoa is a smug hermit kingdom and claimed that it is imperative that international travel is eased although he is fine with all other restrictions to stay in place.

Open mike 27/09/2021

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, September 27th, 2021 - 60 comments

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Key’s baaaack

Written By: - Date published: 9:35 am, September 26th, 2021 - 273 comments

John Key is back and has described New Zealand as a smug hermit kingdom for daring to so far achieve something no other western nation has been able to accomplish, holding back Covid and preventing thousands of deaths.

Germany Votes: Where To Now

Written By: - Date published: 7:00 am, September 26th, 2021 - 22 comments

Germany is up for Federal election tomorrow and it’s pretty important for the stability of the European Union.

Open mike 26/09/2021

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, September 26th, 2021 - 145 comments

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Fearmongering or telling it how it is?

Written By: - Date published: 5:14 pm, September 25th, 2021 - 29 comments

42 is not the meaning of life and 13 is not an unlucky number.

Open mike 25/09/2021

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, September 25th, 2021 - 122 comments

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Daily review 24/09/2021

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, September 24th, 2021 - 22 comments

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The Golden Ticket

Written By: - Date published: 7:00 am, September 24th, 2021 - 110 comments

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern claimed yesterday that a very high vaccination rate in New Zealand would represent a “golden ticket” and make level 4 lockdowns redundant. What could that mean that’s positive for New Zealand?

Open mike 24/09/2021

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, September 24th, 2021 - 143 comments

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Daily review 23/09/2021

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, September 23rd, 2021 - 5 comments

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The more difficult end to the vaccination programme

Written By: - Date published: 8:26 am, September 23rd, 2021 - 204 comments

The country is reaching an interesting stage in the vaccination programme where reluctant vaccinees will have to receive the jab to make sure that we reach herd immunity.

Open mike 23/09/2021

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, September 23rd, 2021 - 98 comments

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Daily review 22/09/2021

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, September 22nd, 2021 - 25 comments

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Where’s Judith?

Written By: - Date published: 8:27 am, September 22nd, 2021 - 104 comments

Crusher Collins, the leader who has taken great delight in giving back double, has been too afraid to be interviewed by Radio New Zealand this morning.

Open mike 22/09/2021

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, September 22nd, 2021 - 77 comments

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Why did the chicken cross the road?

Written By: - Date published: 9:58 pm, September 21st, 2021 - 26 comments

Government has taken a ‘calculated risk’ with opening up Auckland somewhat tonight.

Daily review 21/09/2021

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, September 21st, 2021 - 59 comments

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Open mike 21/09/2021

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, September 21st, 2021 - 175 comments

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