Posts Tagged ‘fiasco’

What’s a charter school gotta do?

Written By: - Date published: 9:23 am, July 30th, 2015 - 7 comments

What exactly does a charter school have to do in order to be held accountable?

Culprit for Nats’ housing fiasco located

Written By: - Date published: 10:39 am, June 16th, 2015 - 40 comments

You’ll never guess!

The wheels are falling off

Written By: - Date published: 8:32 am, May 28th, 2013 - 59 comments

The Nats have tried to do too much too soon, and now the wheels are obviously falling off their sad “flagship” privatisation programme.

A solution to the Novopay fiasco

Written By: - Date published: 7:44 am, November 30th, 2012 - 33 comments

I have a suggestion.

Key’s Waterloo

Written By: - Date published: 7:50 am, April 20th, 2012 - 62 comments

It’s a bit rich for Key to claim that there were no credible alternatives to the back-room deal with SkyCity when he shut down one alternative proposal and ignored four others. But now the facts are coming out. Key has “advised himself” into his worst public relations fiasco yet.

POAL falling apart

Written By: - Date published: 2:29 pm, March 30th, 2012 - 47 comments

Things are not going so well for Ports of Auckland. “Ports of Auckland lifts lock-out amid board rift” sums it up…

Goff dissects Key on RWC

Written By: - Date published: 7:02 am, September 16th, 2011 - 65 comments

A video clip from Parliament yesterday.  Goff calmly and systematically rips Key and the government apart on Friday’s RWC fiasco. Armstrong calls it Goff’s “best speech in a long time”.

McCully needs to front up

Written By: - Date published: 10:24 am, September 11th, 2011 - 92 comments

McCully  is Minister for the RWC.  He claimed the government had done “their best” and assured Auckland that the transport systems were ready to go.  He was wrong in every respect. In the aftermath of the fiasco McCully now needs to front up and get three things right…

Auckland transport shambles

Written By: - Date published: 1:27 pm, September 10th, 2011 - 111 comments

The RWC public transport fiasco was not a good look for our biggest city, and not a great advertisement to the world.

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