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Hopeless

Written By: - Date published: 2:31 pm, May 11th, 2009 - 25 comments

Anyone remember Helen Clark’s announcement during Labour’s election campaign that there would be no new significant spending promises: “We have judged it not prudent at this present time to make those sort of commitments.” We’ve now got Key justifying his inevitable-looking betrayal of his campaign tax cut promises: “There’s no getting away from the fact that […]

Trans-Tasman says Clark to head UNDP

Written By: - Date published: 10:47 am, March 25th, 2009 - 55 comments

From The Herald: Former Prime Minister Helen Clark will be named today as head of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), a report says. Political newsletter Trans-Tasman reported the appointment today, though a spokesman for Miss Clark, prime minister from 1999 until 2008, would not comment.

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