Written By: - Date published: 10:45 am, June 14th, 2018 - 30 comments
Gerry Brownlee has been caught playing solitaire during Question Time in Parliament.
Written By: - Date published: 9:07 am, June 4th, 2018 - 133 comments
National MP Parmjeet Parmar has been accused of threatening to tell the employers of submitters to a Select Committee what they had said in evidence if they did not withdraw their statements.
Written By: - Date published: 3:43 pm, May 22nd, 2018 - 126 comments
It looks like the National collective has doubts about Simon Bridges’ pulling power.
Written By: - Date published: 7:39 am, March 22nd, 2018 - 39 comments
Nick Smith has been caught out by Trevor Mallard telling a porkie in Parliament.
Written By: - Date published: 2:51 pm, February 11th, 2018 - 153 comments
The Sunday Star Times has reported that complaints were made before the last election about Chris Bishop’s Snapchat messaging to teenagers.
Written By: - Date published: 11:50 am, December 22nd, 2017 - 78 comments
Apparently the government’s fees-free policy will “soak up staff out of McDonald’s”. Education instead of McJobs – Oh Noez!
Written By: - Date published: 8:49 am, November 3rd, 2017 - 22 comments
Bad luck you back benchers!
Written By: - Date published: 1:31 pm, October 22nd, 2017 - 145 comments
Right wing online forums are going to reach new levels of toxicity over the next 3 years. Someone really needs to monitor them.
Written By: - Date published: 1:26 pm, October 22nd, 2017 - 23 comments
Written By: - Date published: 9:16 am, October 21st, 2017 - 61 comments
National CRUSH puny parties! Why National no mates?
Written By: - Date published: 8:16 am, October 20th, 2017 - 186 comments
National need to apologise to the country for dirty politics and blatant lies. They need a huge clear out of dead wood, starting at the top. Then they need to try and figure out how MMP works.
Written By: - Date published: 6:49 am, October 10th, 2017 - 35 comments
ACT was a political party once, but it died a long time ago.
Written By: - Date published: 6:34 am, October 7th, 2017 - 35 comments
The right wing clobbering machine is already calling a possible Labour Green NZF a “coalition of losers”. Well under MMP a coalition of losers can be the winners. But however you cut it a coalition of liars will always be liars.
Written By: - Date published: 2:07 pm, October 4th, 2017 - 67 comments
Outspoken sociologist Dr Jarrod Gilbert on the “tribalists” who continued to back the Nats despite their brazen lies – “if Labour had made the same accusation against National and not a single economist supported it, would you have reacted the same way? No. Of course not. And that’s what defines you as a moron.”
Written By: - Date published: 6:44 am, September 28th, 2017 - 163 comments
Nats and their proxies continue to try and drag the Greens into negotiations with National. They just can’t conceive of a party based on principle. A party that exists for something other than the pursuit of power for power’s sake. But I fear that the Greens might have a stern test coming up.
Written By: - Date published: 6:23 am, September 26th, 2017 - 84 comments
Peters has hardly cleared his throat yet and he’s already clearing out Nats and their proxies. Seymour, Eagleson, Carter – Peters won’t be stopping there. Bill English will agree to anything to cling to power. Peters is already enjoying humiliating him in public.
Written By: - Date published: 3:04 pm, September 22nd, 2017 - 64 comments
The rumours have been going round for a while – but this is an interesting development…
Written By: - Date published: 10:48 am, September 22nd, 2017 - 17 comments
Reason #4637 why we need to change the government – Midwife reprimanded after speaking out about abuse and neglect in South Auckland
Written By: - Date published: 6:38 am, September 20th, 2017 - 53 comments
Sure would be good if some other media called the Nats out on this too.
Written By: - Date published: 6:20 am, September 20th, 2017 - 49 comments
Stunningly depressing piece by Kirsty Johnston in The Herald yesterday – Number of New Zealand children hospitalised with malnutrition doubles as food costs bite.
Proud of your legacy, National?
Written By: - Date published: 10:07 am, September 19th, 2017 - 85 comments
Written By: - Date published: 6:28 am, September 11th, 2017 - 14 comments
Seems Joyce doesn’t have the credibility to run another planned hit job. Labour insiders report debate and anger within a divided National party.
Written By: - Date published: 6:39 am, September 8th, 2017 - 20 comments
Last night Bill English emphatically defended and agreed with Steven Joyce’s lie about a “hole” in Labour’s budget – specifically the disproved figure of $11.7 billion. Jacinda Ardern took him apart with one simple question. English has nothing left now.
Written By: - Date published: 11:01 am, September 5th, 2017 - 23 comments
The Nats are not backing down from their $11.7bn lie. The media need to call it loudly for the big lie that it is. This is now a test for NZ’s democracy.