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Andrew Little’s speech on housing

Written By: - Date published: 8:40 pm, March 16th, 2017 - 47 comments

Excellent speech from Andrew Little in Parliament yesterday, on the government’s willful blindness to the housing crisis.

Daily Review 16/03/2017

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, March 16th, 2017 - 7 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 …

Open Mike 16/03/2017

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, March 16th, 2017 - 106 comments

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Daily Review 15/03/2017

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, March 15th, 2017 - 55 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 …

Murdoch on the tax-cut striptease (NSFW)

Written By: - Date published: 2:26 pm, March 15th, 2017 - 9 comments

Some flaws of the Resource Amendment Legislation Bill

Written By: - Date published: 8:05 am, March 15th, 2017 - 10 comments

The Resource Amendment Legislation Bill is being debated in Parliament this week. It is a total re-write of the Resource Management Act 1991. It has some good points in it, but it also includes a number of matters which will have a severe impact. This is a critique of those points.

Open Mike 15/03/2017

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, March 15th, 2017 - 70 comments

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Daily Review 14/03/2017

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, March 14th, 2017 - 111 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 …

Cat Among the Pigeons

Written By: - Date published: 9:56 am, March 14th, 2017 - 94 comments

Nicolas Sturgeon to seek the authority of the Scottish Parliament to agree the details of a Section 30 Order that will allow the Scottish Parliament to legislate for an independence referendum.

Anthony Rimell – why I am standing for Parliament

Written By: - Date published: 9:00 am, March 14th, 2017 - 30 comments

Anthony Rimell is Labour’s candidate for the Ilam seat.  In this post he sets out the reasons why he is standing for Parliament.

Open Mike 14/03/2017

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, March 14th, 2017 - 70 comments

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Daily Review 13/03/2017

Written By: - Date published: 5:39 pm, March 13th, 2017 - 25 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 …

Marwick on dirty politics, leaks and the OIA

Written By: - Date published: 2:01 pm, March 13th, 2017 - 31 comments

Marwick: “The other thing you can deduce from a three year battle over access to correspondence is that the most senior politician in the land probably had something to hide.”

Welcome newsroom!

Written By: - Date published: 12:53 pm, March 13th, 2017 - 4 comments

The shiny new newsroom website is now up and running. They have a strong team, and a great first scoop on the sale of falsely labelled “free range” eggs.

RIP Murray Ball

Written By: - Date published: 8:09 am, March 13th, 2017 - 10 comments

Open Mike 13/03/2017

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, March 13th, 2017 - 89 comments

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Justin Lester: Why Wellington, why Labour, and how did he make conference cry?

Written By: - Date published: 4:49 pm, March 12th, 2017 - 9 comments

Via Noted, the Mayor of Wellington talks about his city, his mayoralty, and why he’s Labour.

Open Mike 12/03/2017

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, March 12th, 2017 - 38 comments

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Andrew Little on The Nation

Written By: - Date published: 1:16 pm, March 11th, 2017 - 84 comments

A good interview with Andrew Little on The Nation. Among the many topics covered, Little stated that all pledges can be funded without raising taxes.

Open Mike 11/03/2017

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, March 11th, 2017 - 150 comments

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Daily Review 10/03/2017

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, March 10th, 2017 - 44 comments

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Open Mike 10/03/2017

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, March 10th, 2017 - 108 comments

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Daily Review 09/03/2017

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, March 9th, 2017 - 72 comments

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Open Mike 09/03/2017

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, March 9th, 2017 - 64 comments

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International Women’s Day, 47 years on, how far have we come?

Written By: - Date published: 7:22 pm, March 8th, 2017 - 50 comments

Test of a speech given by feminist icon Sandra Coney on the state of the feminist movement in 2017

Daily Review 08/03/2017

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, March 8th, 2017 - 11 comments

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Open Mike 08/03/2017

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, March 8th, 2017 - 48 comments

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Daily Review 07/03/2017

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, March 7th, 2017 - 50 comments

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Congratulations Jacinda Ardern!

Written By: - Date published: 10:47 am, March 7th, 2017 - 21 comments

English a shambles

Written By: - Date published: 7:52 am, March 7th, 2017 - 43 comments

English isn’t going to be very happy when he opens the papers this morning.

Open Mike 07/03/2017

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, March 7th, 2017 - 52 comments

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