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Daily Review 21/02/2018

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, February 21st, 2018 - 56 comments

Daily review is also your post.  This provides Standardistas the opportunity to review events of the day.  The usual rules of good behaviour apply (see the Policy).  Don’t forget to be kind to each other …

It’s Our Future: Complete U-Turn by Labour and NZ First on TPP

Written By: - Date published: 11:37 am, February 21st, 2018 - 110 comments

The TPP might have been re-branded as the CPTPP but it’s still the same bad deal says Professor Jane Kelsey, New Zealand’s expert on international economic regulation.

“Calling it “Comprehensive and Progressive” doesn’t make it any better.

Open Mike 21/02/2018

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, February 21st, 2018 - 222 comments

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Daily Review 20/02/2018

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, February 20th, 2018 - 48 comments

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Open Mike 20/02/2018

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, February 20th, 2018 - 64 comments

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Daily Review 19/02/2018

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, February 19th, 2018 - 130 comments

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US kids fight back: you are either with us or against us

Written By: - Date published: 12:57 pm, February 19th, 2018 - 44 comments

Four days after surviving a shooting massacre at her school, student Emma Gonzalez gave this stunning speech at an anti-gun rally in Florida. Other students are organising the National School Walkout and March for Our Lives.

Open Mike 19/02/2018

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, February 19th, 2018 - 77 comments

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ALRANZ: 16 reasons to change the abortion law

Written By: - Date published: 6:08 am, February 18th, 2018 - 23 comments

Labour are intending to change NZ’s abortion laws. ALRANZ has 16 good reasons why that’s important (and overview of the current laws).

Open Mike 18/02/2018

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, February 18th, 2018 - 262 comments

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Labour to reform abortion law

Written By: - Date published: 6:36 am, February 17th, 2018 - 262 comments

Justice Minister Andrew Little has given the go ahead to change NZ’s archaic abortion legislation.

Dunedin City Council votes for carbon neutral target

Written By: - Date published: 6:18 am, February 17th, 2018 - 15 comments

“Offsets alone would not achieve the zero carbon target and a significant systematic and behavioural change would still be needed…”

Open Mike 17/02/2018

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, February 17th, 2018 - 220 comments

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TPPA-11 update and actions

Written By: - Date published: 6:23 am, February 16th, 2018 - 70 comments

The TPPA-11 is set to be signed on March 8. There are still huge problems with the agreement for NZ. Jane Kelsey provides an update.

Open Mike 16/02/2018

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, February 16th, 2018 - 211 comments

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Daily Review 15/02/2018

Written By: - Date published: 5:34 pm, February 15th, 2018 - 51 comments

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Open Mike 15/02/2018

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, February 15th, 2018 - 319 comments

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Daily Review 14/02/2018

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, February 14th, 2018 - 31 comments

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Who will be National’s next leader?

Written By: - Date published: 7:57 am, February 14th, 2018 - 77 comments

Following Bill English’s resignation the question is who will be National’s next leaders.  The Standard authors have put their heads together and come up with some suggestions.

Nationwide public meetings: TPPA-11 update, and what we can do

Written By: - Date published: 6:30 am, February 14th, 2018 - 27 comments

Auckland 12 Feb – Wellington 14 Feb – Nelson 20 Feb – Christchurch 21 Feb – Dunedin 22 Feb

Open Mike 14/02/2018

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, February 14th, 2018 - 199 comments

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Daily Review 13/02/2018

Written By: - Date published: 5:35 pm, February 13th, 2018 - 53 comments

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Help for Tonga

Written By: - Date published: 3:24 pm, February 13th, 2018 - 10 comments

Cyclone Gita has caused devastation across the Tongan islands, and is being called the worst storm in at least 60 years.

Open Mike 13/02/2018

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, February 13th, 2018 - 186 comments

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Daily Review 12/02/2018

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, February 12th, 2018 - 57 comments

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Open Mike 12/02/2018

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, February 12th, 2018 - 188 comments

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Open Mike 11/02/2018

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, February 11th, 2018 - 189 comments

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Open Mike 10/02/2018

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, February 10th, 2018 - 281 comments

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Daily Review 09/02/2018

Written By: - Date published: 5:31 pm, February 9th, 2018 - 47 comments

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Caption contest

Written By: - Date published: 2:39 pm, February 9th, 2018 - 80 comments

Open Mike 09/02/2018

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, February 9th, 2018 - 179 comments

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