Written By: - Date published: 7:22 am, February 20th, 2019 - 8 comments
Bernie Sanders has announced he will seek the Democratic candidacy for the presidency and has described Trump as being a pathological liar, a fraud, a racist, a sexist, a xenophobe and someone who is undermining American democracy.
Written By: - Date published: 7:52 am, February 18th, 2019 - 72 comments
It has been alleged that a potentially vital piece of evidence in the Pike River mine fatality that may show the cause of the explosion may have gone missing.
Written By: - Date published: 11:45 am, February 15th, 2019 - 29 comments
Land Information Minister Eugenie Sage has ended the policy of tenure review, under which large tracts of land were privatised and onsold for huge profits and sensitive ecological areas wrecked.
Written By: - Date published: 7:39 am, February 13th, 2019 - 44 comments
National’s message discipline on support for Leader Simon Bridges is strangely missing.
Written By: - Date published: 2:40 pm, February 11th, 2019 - 27 comments
Simon Bridges’ twitter account has been tweeting about unusual subjects lately.
Written By: - Date published: 8:01 am, February 11th, 2019 - 195 comments
No friends National’s sock puppet party has now been announced.
Written By: - Date published: 8:19 am, February 10th, 2019 - 119 comments
Jami-Lee Ross has implied that Simon Bridges is being hypocritical in criticising a Government review into mental health.
Written By: - Date published: 7:55 am, February 8th, 2019 - 58 comments
Donald Trump has announced that the US will be withdrawing from the Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces Treaty and Russia has also given notice. Stand by as the nuclear arms race restarts.
Written By: - Date published: 9:00 am, February 7th, 2019 - 71 comments
What are the issues Jacinda Ardern should be talking about when she gives her state of the nation speech tomorrow?
Written By: - Date published: 9:41 am, February 6th, 2019 - 30 comments
Waitangi day should be a day of celebration and a day of reflection.
Written By: - Date published: 7:48 am, February 4th, 2019 - 26 comments
Heather Du Plessis-Allan has written as compelling an article in favour of the the Government’s proposed industry wide negotiations as you could ever think possible.
Written By: - Date published: 11:28 am, February 2nd, 2019 - 85 comments
National’s claim that the Government wants to impose a meat tax suffers from the reality that the Government has done no such thing and the proposal comes from an International collective of academics.
Written By: - Date published: 8:17 am, February 1st, 2019 - 62 comments
Simon Wilson has suggested that the only way National may have to establish a Blue Green presence in Parliament is to offer them the seat of Epsom.
Written By: - Date published: 4:59 pm, January 30th, 2019 - 88 comments
As a public service the writers of the Standard provides you with this in depth analysis of the contents of Simon Bridges’ state of the nation speech delivered this afternoon.
Written By: - Date published: 9:18 am, January 28th, 2019 - 252 comments
National appears to be well advanced in the formation of a new puppet party, one with an environmental theme that will present a challenge to the Green Party.
Written By: - Date published: 10:20 am, January 27th, 2019 - 88 comments
Fran O’Sullivan has correctly stated that the investigation of the $100,000 donation made to the National Party that was partitioned to hide it should be of much greater concern to the New Zealand Police than Sarah Dowie’s texts.
Written By: - Date published: 9:46 am, January 27th, 2019 - 92 comments
One of the Roastbusters this week has talked publicly about what happened in an apparent attempt to start a music career. And John Tamihere has started his Mayoral campaign having to answer questions about his attitude to what happened.
Written By: - Date published: 8:02 am, January 25th, 2019 - 205 comments
Sarah Dowie has been identified as the MP under police investigation for sending the text to Jami-Lee Ross saying that he deserved to die.
Written By: - Date published: 7:36 am, January 25th, 2019 - 39 comments
Sam Sachdeva at Newsroom has connfirmed that the Taxpayer’s Union (*not a real union) has received funding from British American Tobacco.
Written By: - Date published: 10:03 am, January 24th, 2019 - 47 comments
Mark Mitchell is an early contender for most stupid utterance by a politician this year. And Stuff has packaged up his utterance and uncritically made it a headline.