Interesting to see if National continues their slide at the same rate as in the last poll - if so, they will struggle to form a government without Winston - if at all.
Winner on the rugby field . Not so much in business , https://www.stuff.co.nz/dominion-post/3977187/Last-of-Carters-Gas-fashion-stores-closes-leaving-1m-debt Also backed a failed NFT 'business' last year .
Some facts for any pothole-centric chats with National adjacent family, friends and neighbors. https://subslack.substack.com/p/fifty-million-more-cars-and-no-more
Check out Poto William's humorous valedictory speech - name checking Jenna Lynch amongst others. https://ondemand.parliament.nz/parliament-tv-on-demand/
Labour's internal polling looks more promising according to this Herald piece https://archive.is/32yt4
This one , https://www.thepost.co.nz/a/nz-news/350060461/cuts-public-service-will-just-shunt-costs-elsewhere
A response from Emily Write https://www.stuff.co.nz/life-style/homed/renting/132800974/the-gravy-train-is-over-why-my-tiniest-violin-is-out-for-landlords
Here's an alternate link https://archive.is/G8kGL
I was more focused on whether National's vote holds up when Luxon's poor media performances, and anti worker policies are amplified during the election campaign. "So…. What happened? During the last weeks of the campaign, the media finally and belatedly ...
Interesting piece by Gordon Campbell on result of Spanish election and possible relevance here. A bit old . apologies if someone has linked previously . http://werewolf.co.nz/2023/07/gordon-campbell-on-the-lessons-from-spains-election/
National's influencers will certainly try to characterise it as such.
Cos our commercial media demands that Labour buys in to their crime narrative or be accused of not listening /not caring?
https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/politics/132560948/centreright-surges-as-hipkins-desperate-to-prove-hes-in-it-for-you My apologies .
"Centre-right surges as Hipkins desperate to prove he's 'in it for you'" A disappointed Luke Malpass decides to run with his pre - scripted headline - despite the center right dropping a percentage point, Maybe, Labour's "scandals" - manufactured or ...
Jenna Lynch's opinion is not something I would hang my hat on.
Just like that - Its almost like she had her jaundiced response ready to go . Should not Jenna Lynch be prefacing her derogatory opinion with a declaration of her conflict of interest .
Roy Morgan is out , TPM on 7% - the summary from RM wildly misses the mark imo. https://www.roymorgan.com/findings/9292-nz-national-voting-intention-june-2023
A clever parodying of the angry resentment Nact supporters are currently feeling. Well done Gaynor - despite the lack of free speech .
Get my mojo running Head out of the driveway Looking for some traction Don't care what I say.
This Newsroom piece shows the extent of Kuriger's nastiness . https://www.newsroom.co.nz/mps-emails-show-pattern-of-personal-attacks-on-ministry.
Something to lighten the day . https://www.newsroom.co.nz/politics/an-ode-for-whiney-luxon. And on a hopeful note - link from yesterdays review (ht observer ) Mr Luxon's popularity continues to slide. tps://www.horizonpoll.co.nz/page/670/new-zealand
The National party are not serious people. https://thekaka.substack.com/p/nationals-delay-and-hope-policy-for?publication_id=102473&post_id=127832466&isFreemail=true
Interesting article from Bernard Hickey re Mayor Brown https://open.substack.com/pub/thekaka/p/dawn-chorus-finally-the-rainy-day?r=awkty&utm_campaign=post&utm_medium=email For anyone interested link to live stream of today's Auckland Council meeting ...
Good to see David Parker step up . https://www.newsroom.co.nz/environment-minister-wades-into-river-battle
Media as in - Mike, Paula, Heather and the eminent economist Barry Soper.
Many commercial vans never tow anything. Couriers, whiteware service , flooring installers just some examples where long wheelbase vans are preferred to towing.
A similar thing might work getting the lazy entitled non compliant farmers off their arses,
I bit of Sunday fun. https://www.newsroom.co.nz/an-ode-for-poll-loser-luxon
Zero is ashpirational
Misty eyed, Humpty Dumpty bit his lip, then said, "Santa you've got happen to your future - before its happens to you "
David Seymour . AP for Epsom.