Written By: - Date published: 2:33 pm, June 23rd, 2018 - 9 comments
Stuart Nash this week withdrew from a fundraiser organised for him by Matthew Hooton.
Written By: - Date published: 8:24 am, February 26th, 2017 - 99 comments
The media have responded to the Mt Albert by election result by raising the prospect of Jacinda Ardern becoming deputy leader of the Labour Party.
Written By: - Date published: 2:59 pm, January 16th, 2017 - 149 comments
Martyn Bradbury has hit rock bottom and suggested that Pike River is somehow Andrew Little’s fault.
Written By: - Date published: 8:00 am, January 8th, 2017 - 222 comments
In the space of a day Wikileaks managed to complain about another entity leaking information, threaten to dox pretty well every reporter, delete the tweet and then sound like Donald Trump.
Written By: - Date published: 9:19 am, April 4th, 2016 - 92 comments
A huge leak of confidential documents which reveals how the rich and powerful use tax havens to hide their wealth suggests that New Zealand plays its part.
Written By: - Date published: 9:43 am, February 26th, 2016 - 123 comments
The humans of Remuera succeeded this week in getting Auckland Council to withdraw evidence from the Unitary Plan hearing supporting increased intensification in the leafy suburbs.
Written By: - Date published: 7:00 am, February 4th, 2016 - 224 comments
Undated: The TPPA has now been signed, but not ratified, and not (hello NZ Herald!) “passed in to law”. There have been widespread protests throughout Auckland.
RNZ had live coverage with John Campbell.
Written By: - Date published: 7:30 am, January 8th, 2016 - 81 comments
Jamie Whyte yesterday wrote an article for the Herald claiming that child poverty does not exist in New Zealand. But he wrote essentially the same article in 2005 about child poverty in Great Britain.
Written By: - Date published: 9:00 am, September 24th, 2015 - 21 comments
Mark Thomas who has close ties with the National Party has announced that he is going to run for the Auckland Mayoralty next year.
Written By: - Date published: 8:00 am, July 26th, 2015 - 65 comments
Paula Bennett wants us to believe that people on Housing Corporation’s waiting lists are choosy.
Written By: - Date published: 8:00 am, March 18th, 2015 - 119 comments
Bernard Orsman has reported in the Herald today that Len Brown’s campaign team no longer back him and are considering support for a Phil Goff run for the mayoralty.
Written By: - Date published: 8:30 am, January 11th, 2015 - 123 comments
Rupert Murdoch has tweeted questioning if most Moslems are peaceful and saying they are responsible for extremists within their ranks.
Written By: - Date published: 8:53 am, October 19th, 2014 - 41 comments
The Herald has stated that Penny Hulse will not rule out an attempt at the Super City Mayoralty although she will not do so if Len Brown is standing. Now is a good time for Len to say what he intends to do.
Written By: - Date published: 4:30 pm, September 1st, 2014 - 75 comments
The latest Whaledump has a collection of emails that makes no reference to Judith Collins. It makes you wonder if Key did not have the Cathy Odgers email whether he would have sacked Collins.
Written By: - Date published: 9:00 am, August 19th, 2014 - 67 comments
Five months ago John Key gave Judith Collins a final warning regarding her Ministerial Career after misleading him and the media about Oravida. Following the release of Nicky Hager’s book Dirty Politics and the allegations, backed up by emails, that Hager has made against Collins her last chance must have now been used up.
Written By: - Date published: 4:29 pm, August 16th, 2014 - 155 comments
The Herald is reporting that the first of Key’s denials about the allegations in Dirty Politics has been refuted. National did hack Labour’s crippled server in 2011 and even apologised for it but Key claims National had no involvement.
Written By: - Date published: 8:05 am, August 12th, 2014 - 43 comments
ACT Epsom candidate David Seymour is complaining that left voters in the seat may vote tactically.
Written By: - Date published: 8:30 am, July 25th, 2014 - 324 comments
John Key is now pretending to be an All Black as part of his campaign for re-election.
Written By: - Date published: 5:26 pm, June 1st, 2014 - 101 comments
On Q&A this morning Josie Pagani criticised Labour for not trying to get the MMP coat tail rule removed. The only problem is that Labour already has a bill ready to do just this. Before criticising the Party for inaction she should learn what the party is actually doing.
Written By: - Date published: 8:41 am, April 21st, 2014 - 282 comments
The Government is completely indifferent to the killing of innocent children and New Zealand citizens because it is part of the war against terrorism. But the extra judicial killing of innocent adults and children is by definition a terrorist act.