Posts Tagged ‘campaign’

Labour’s new campaign ad as Nats go negative

Written By: - Date published: 7:02 am, August 23rd, 2017 - 56 comments

Labour’s new campaign ad is great! Compare and contrast with Nat attack ads…

Labour’s first campaign ad

Written By: - Date published: 7:06 am, July 18th, 2017 - 124 comments

Metiria Turei’s speech at the Green launch

Written By: - Date published: 4:10 pm, August 17th, 2014 - 40 comments

Metiria Turei’s speech at the Green’s launch. There is a lot of interesting material in there that I will write on later.

Banks gets bitten

Written By: - Date published: 7:05 pm, February 2nd, 2010 - 30 comments

In a sure sign that the political phone is off the hook for John ‘Mayor for Remuera’ Banks, the deputy mayor of Rodney John Kirikiri has a scathing letter in yesterday’s Herald criticising the super-mayoral candidate’s cynical electioneering. After a couple of high-profile high-cost staff hires (he has ex 3 News political reporter Scott Campbell […]

Labour – too popular

Written By: - Date published: 2:46 pm, October 12th, 2008 - 70 comments

Labour is too damn popular! I’m at the campaign launch and the place is full. There are a couple of hundred of us hanging around in the lounges looking at the televisions – metres away from the hall. The Auckland town hall is overflowing with activists. I’ve been at a large number of these launches […]

Political logos

Written By: - Date published: 3:19 pm, May 26th, 2008 - 2 comments

[lprent: This post has been revised due to an on-going copyright dispute] A week or so ago someone sent me this link to historical American political logos. It’s an interesting examination of trends and themes. A week or so ago someone sent me this link [removed] to historical American political logos. It’s an interesting examination of trends […]

Key: National’s great white hype

Written By: - Date published: 1:39 pm, May 5th, 2008 - 21 comments

Tom Frewen’s latest column seems to have somehow slipped through the usually rigourous editorial process at the NBR. The sidebar reads: “John Key’s lyrics sound like the gobbledygook of Bushisms”. “Yeah, I mean look, the truth is, with the greatest respect to Rodney, he doesn’t understand the telecommunications sector very well if he can’t sort […]

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