Posts Tagged ‘blogosphere’

60 tweeps to follow this election

Written By: - Date published: 9:30 am, August 26th, 2014 - 4 comments

Bryce Edwards had his go at a list of the top 100 tweeters to follow this election, but with only 24 women making the cut he faced terrible accusations of “a perceived lack” of gender balance. The silver lining is that his follow-up post was chock-full of the women who complained! Pesky, pesky women, as […]

Just how wrong can you get it?

Written By: - Date published: 9:03 pm, December 6th, 2012 - 160 comments

Word is that a senior Labour MP (who will go unnamed) has been lobbying National Council to put rules in place for party members who participate in the blogosphere.

Welcome molesworthst

Written By: - Date published: 3:40 pm, June 5th, 2011 - Comments Off on Welcome molesworthst

A warm welcome to molesworthst – a new political blog recommended by Morgan over at his own must read blog, Maui Street.

Another leftie in the ‘sphere

Written By: - Date published: 7:32 am, August 22nd, 2008 - 11 comments

We finally get to welcome Chris Trotter to the blogosphere as he’s started a new blog at http://www.policy.net.nz/blog/ I’ve often thought Trotter’s solid smart writing and love of a robust argument would be suited to blogging and I fully expect his new blog will go on the must-read list of NZ political commentary. It’s also […]

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  • Compliance strengthened for property speculation
    Inland Revenue is to gain greater oversight of land transfer information to ensure those buying and selling properties are complying with tax rules on property speculation. Cabinet has agreed to implement recommendation 99 of the Tax Working Group’s (TWG) final ...
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  • Plan to expand protection for Maui and Hector’s dolphins
    The Government is taking action to expand and strengthen the protection for Māui and Hector’s dolphins with an updated plan to deal with threats to these native marine mammals. Minister of Conservation Eugenie Sage and Minister of Fisheries Stuart Nash ...
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  • Cameras on vessels to ensure sustainable fisheries
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