Written By: - Date published: 8:51 am, January 20th, 2017 - 87 comments
Bill English says that he was probably for the 1981 Springbok tour of New Zealand although has hinted that he has since changed his mind.
Written By: - Date published: 10:39 am, January 11th, 2017 - 113 comments
The Taxpayer’s Union has shown a concerning inability to comprehend in its criticism of MFAT for supporting an aid initiative to address malnutrition in Africa.
Written By: - Date published: 10:43 am, January 7th, 2017 - 51 comments
St Johns is one of the first organisations to use new Industrial powers brought in by the Government and is attempting to refuse to negotiate with First Union and is docking workers pay for wearing a campaign t-shirt.
Written By: - Date published: 11:03 am, January 5th, 2017 - 154 comments
Peter Leitch has hired Michelle Boag to deal with publicity issues caused by his comment that Waiheke is a white man’s island. She has not helped.
Written By: - Date published: 9:34 am, January 2nd, 2017 - 369 comments
In strange news Kim Dotcom is talking about resurrecting the Internet Party and claims have been made that a New Zealand journalist is seeking asylum in Russia. Update: I am satisfied the application is for real.
Written By: - Date published: 9:26 am, January 1st, 2017 - 42 comments
The Herald has managed to overlook choosing Helen Kelly as its New Zealander of the year.
Written By: - Date published: 8:07 am, December 30th, 2016 - 7 comments
The list of the top ten commented on posts for 2016.
Written By: - Date published: 1:49 pm, December 28th, 2016 - 126 comments
Israeli Prime Mininster Benjamin Netanyahu told Murray McCully that New Zealand supporting the rights of Palestinians in the homeland areas would be regarded as a declaration of war.
Written By: - Date published: 12:59 pm, December 27th, 2016 - 37 comments
Pauline Hanson is upset that vegemite has achieved Halaal status.
Written By: - Date published: 9:33 am, December 26th, 2016 - 72 comments
Donald Trump’s success in the recent Presidential Election may have had a lot to do with very judicious use of targeted Facebook advertising and the proliferation of fake news stories.
Written By: - Date published: 8:09 am, December 23rd, 2016 - 26 comments
President Donald Trump reckons that the US must greatly strengthen and expand its nuclear capability to make the world come to its senses regarding nukes.
Written By: - Date published: 3:12 pm, December 18th, 2016 - 94 comments
Bill English has announced his cabinet reshuffle.
Written By: - Date published: 3:09 pm, December 14th, 2016 - 41 comments
Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga has announced that he will stand down from Parliament at the end of the current term. He will be a loss to National.
Written By: - Date published: 8:55 am, December 11th, 2016 - 15 comments
Donald Trump’s transition team have been quizzing state employees of the Department of Energy about their beliefs and activities in relation to climate change. Is a clear out of those who believe climate change is a reality possible? And why is he refusing to investigate the possibility that Russia affected the Presidential election in his favour?
Written By: - Date published: 10:19 am, December 9th, 2016 - 36 comments
Josie Pagani has criticised her friend Nick Leggett for switching to National and not sticking to his principles.
Written By: - Date published: 3:15 pm, December 5th, 2016 - 119 comments
Following the shock resignation of John Key as Prime Minister the question will be asked. Who will the next leader of the National Party be?
Written By: - Date published: 9:17 am, December 5th, 2016 - 26 comments
An analysis of things that John Key said about the Mt Roskill shows a series of contradictory positions were taken at various times of the campaign.
Written By: - Date published: 10:06 am, December 4th, 2016 - 15 comments
And now for an alternative version of the Aucklanders most likely to make a difference to our city but who will not feature in the Herald’s spy column.
Written By: - Date published: 8:38 am, November 29th, 2016 - 100 comments
US President elect Donald Trump has expressed support for a widespread investigation of America’s electoral system