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Daily Review 17/08/2017

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, August 17th, 2017 - 3 comments

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Open Mike 17/08/2017

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 am, August 17th, 2017 - 128 comments

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Daily Review 16/08/2017

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, August 16th, 2017 - 20 comments

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Strewth Cobbah

Written By: - Date published: 7:00 am, August 16th, 2017 - 158 comments

Over the ditch the Australian Government has accused New Zealand Labour of using Parliament to undermine Barnaby Joyce.  But an analysis of the claim suggests that anyone claiming this should be regarded as being a whacka because the media was onto the claim two days before the questions were asked.

Open Mike 16/08/2017

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Daily Review 15/08/2017

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, August 15th, 2017 - 126 comments

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What are our SAS up to? An easy to digest guide!

Written By: - Date published: 2:18 pm, August 15th, 2017 - 8 comments

A short video looking at the major issues in the Hager/Stephenson book ‘Hit and Run’

Open Mike 15/08/2017

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Daily Review 14/08/2017

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, August 14th, 2017 - 52 comments

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National’s weekend of blind panic

Written By: - Date published: 7:01 am, August 14th, 2017 - 53 comments

What a weekend of National panic that was. From desperate lies on water costs to repeating failed policy from 2008 to plans to wake parents up in the middle of the night to administer “instant fines” in a youth curfew. Jacinda Ardern’s Labour has got them on the run.

Open Mike 14/08/2017

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National promises to get tough on youth crime

Written By: - Date published: 1:08 pm, August 13th, 2017 - 77 comments

National has announced its policy to deal with youth crime by reannouncing a military service scheme that already exists, proposing a special category for young offenders that will have some young people seek that status and by proposing to fine parents who can’t keep their kids home at night.

Open Mike 13/08/2017

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3:43

Written By: - Date published: 12:15 pm, August 12th, 2017 - 4 comments

Great (Aussie) video on the gender pay gap…  

Dylan Horrocks cartoon fundraiser for the Greens

Written By: - Date published: 7:52 am, August 12th, 2017 - 2 comments

…the original black & white art for page 152 of Dylan Horrocks’s graphic novel Sam Zabel and the Magic Pen (published 2014, nominated for an Eisner Award)

Open Mike 12/08/2017

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Daily Review 11/08/2017

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, August 11th, 2017 - 44 comments

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Open Mike 11/08/2017

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Daily Review 10/08/2017

Written By: - Date published: 7:05 pm, August 10th, 2017 - 39 comments

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Petition to Replace Mike Hosking as Election Debate Presenter

Written By: - Date published: 1:29 pm, August 10th, 2017 - 81 comments

“Hosking is an inappropriate choice to present the election debates in a fair, unbiased manner.”

Gower rightly apologises to Greens

Written By: - Date published: 11:44 am, August 10th, 2017 - 35 comments

“Newshub political editor Patrick Gower has apologised to Green Party leader James Shaw for suggesting a bad poll result drove his co-leader to quit.” If you are angry about this – use your vote…

Open Mike 10/08/2017

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Corbyn-esque NZ

Written By: - Date published: 6:17 pm, August 9th, 2017 - 11 comments

This post was written and ready to go and then news of Metiria Turei stepping down hit. Some of it might read a little strangely because of that. I’ve changed some of the tenses used.

Daily Review 09/08/2017

Written By: - Date published: 5:36 pm, August 9th, 2017 - 30 comments

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Caption competition

Written By: - Date published: 4:00 pm, August 9th, 2017 - 29 comments

Keep it seemly …

Bill English’s texts leaked

Written By: - Date published: 10:00 am, August 9th, 2017 - 21 comments

Some of Bill English’s texts have been released. And they are not what you might expect.

Breaking: calls for Paddy Gower’s resignation as MSM slips in its own bullshit

Written By: - Date published: 7:05 am, August 9th, 2017 - 24 comments

Last night all the excitement finally caught up with them, leading to calls for Paddy Gower to resign and for MSM organisations to delete their social media accounts.

Open Mike 09/08/2017

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Daily Review 08/08/2017

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Metiria for PM

Written By: - Date published: 6:52 am, August 8th, 2017 - 45 comments

Yes. Quite seriously.

Open Mike 08/08/2017

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