Posts Tagged ‘cactus kate’

The media in 2015

Written By: - Date published: 12:25 pm, December 29th, 2015 - 87 comments

Some random musings on what happened in New Zealand’s media this year.

The unusual case of the disappearing blog

Written By: - Date published: 10:26 am, May 12th, 2015 - 308 comments

Giovanni Tiso has discovered that Cactus Kate’s blog is slowly disappearing from the Internet.

Kiwis at centre of money maze: Hager

Written By: - Date published: 8:03 am, April 7th, 2013 - 104 comments

Today a Nicky Hager article puts Kiwis are at the centre of the global money maze exposed by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists.  He traces developments after Wine Box, the involvement of lawyers (including one ACT-aligned blogger), and some BNZ & ANZ staff… and more.

Defending Nanaia Mahuta?

Written By: - Date published: 8:58 pm, December 4th, 2011 - 33 comments

I’m afraid that I don’t know much about Nanaia Mahuta. In fact probably way less than I should have, bearing in mind that she stayed in the Labour and didn’t decamp over the Foreshore and Seabed. But there was this post “in support of nanaia” at the Hand Mirror that I found interesting so I’m quoting a […]

Exit, stage right

Written By: - Date published: 4:16 pm, July 9th, 2011 - 136 comments

It’s a big call, I know, but I’m pretty sure we’re seeing the end of the ACT party happening right before our eyes.

Truly Stranded

Written By: - Date published: 11:30 am, March 4th, 2011 - 21 comments

One of the names that the self-inflated blogs who consider themselves to be the “taste police” give us is the unimaginative juvenile name of The Stranded. Typically this is when they are writing a silly post trying to tell us why we should think like them (I guess everyone is entitled to a unrealistic dream). Anyway I thought I’d give them some real bad taste to moan about in a Friday Fun post (warning – written in the Cactus Kate style).

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