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Daily review 09/03/2021

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, March 9th, 2021 - 13 comments
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Daily review is also your post.

This provides Standardistas the opportunity to review events of the day.

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13 comments on “Daily review 09/03/2021 ”

  1. Treetop 1

    I would like to say a thank you to Anne for suggesting bringing back Daily review. Also a thank you to TS for bringing it back. Not to forget those who contribute to Daily review, go for it!

  2. arkie 2

    Finally, an end to vexatious BSA complaints:

    Using te reo Māori on air is not in breach of the country's broadcasting standards and the Broadcasting Standards Authority (BSA) is saying that's the end of the matter, refusing to hear further complaints on it.


    • mickysavage 3.1

      It is a tough gig for the local board members. They have very little power but take tree protection seriously.

      Blame super city. Too much concentrated power in the middle and local communities have not enough say.

      • David 3.1.1

        Fair call.

        Maybe it’s time to do a review of the super city … 10 years on … has it achieved what it set out to. Guess there are other priorities right now, but would be an interesting exercise.

      • lprent 3.1.2

        Blame super city. Too much concentrated power in the middle and local communities have not enough say.

        That was obvious a decade ago when Act foisted their strange and screwed up vision of a super city on us. We needed to diminish the veto powers that crippled the regional authorities. We didn’t need to push all of the veto to a teeny central cabal.

        But like always through their political history, the ideologues of Act party politicos were incompetent enough to seek out the worst of all possible solutions in their pursuit of a political system that they thought they could control. And the ignorant of National party MPs were daft enough to let them do it.

  3. Anker 4

    Watching the interview with Meghan. What a very sweet, authentic woman she comes across as

    • I Feel Love 4.1

      It was pointed out to me a year or so back about the negative press she constantly got, look at any women's mag cover with her on it, it's always negative, the words they use.

  4. Incognito 5

    However, he wouldn’t promise to share the full report with members. At this stage, it’s not clear if even the party’s own MPs will get to see the full version.

    Instead, Goodfellow promised party members would be briefed on a “summary” of the review and its recommendations.

    “In order to rebuild that trust and unity, we must start from the ground up by openly sharing a summary of the results of the review with members, and demonstrating we mean business by the actions we take,” the email said.


    FFS! This shambolic bunch of self-serving egomaniacs do not deserve the trust of the NZ voter, IMHO.

    Come on National, share the full report with your own MPs and members. We already know you lost and we already know you screwed up badly, and you still do, so put all speculation to bed and make it public. Surely, in your case, fact cannot be stranger than fiction, can it?

    • In Vino 5.1

      They're ill-prepared.

      It's a bit like Mastermind without any answers at all.

      • Incognito 5.1.1

        If they want to rebuild trust and respect with the voters, they sure are on the wrong track. Look at how National (and ACT) is attacking the Government ‘secrecy’ about the vaccination rollout and anything else Covid-related, for that matter, as if there’s giant conspiracy to keep things hidden from the public.

        “New Zealanders deserve to know.”


        It works both ways, and yes, I do know that the two things are not strictly equivalent, before some pedant responds …

    • Barfly 5.2

      National does not do "mea culpas"

      • Drowsy M. Kram 5.2.1

        If Collins ever attempts a mea culpa, check out her eyebrows – she might be joking.

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