Posts Tagged ‘flag issues’

RSA oppose flag change

Written By: - Date published: 12:55 pm, April 13th, 2015 - 63 comments

Key’s proposal to change the flag is an expensive and unnecessary circus, and this should be the end of it.

On the flag – lets not have one

Written By: - Date published: 12:01 pm, March 21st, 2015 - 101 comments

I guess that John Key wanted to raise the idea of a flag change to divert attention from his misdeeds and lack of anything positive from his terms in office. I can’t think of any other particular reason for bringing it up. But the referendum appears to lack the option of dumping the flag. Why have it at all?

Quick thoughts

Written By: - Date published: 11:06 am, February 8th, 2010 - 33 comments

It’s obvious to anyone with a brain that a government that spends half its time on holiday and the rest on PR stunts is never going to get New Zealand to catch Australia by 2025 but having the Reserve Bank Governor say its impossible, that’s hugely embarrassing. Of course, Key is refusing to acknowledge the […]

Granny sez: look over here!

Written By: - Date published: 8:40 am, February 4th, 2010 - 76 comments

Does anyone else think it’s a coincidence that Granny Herald has tried to start a meaningless debate over the national flag – ’11 of 18  Order of NZ members support change!’ wow-wee – just as the wheels come off a flagship National policy? Nah. Me neither.

Labour’s flag strategy

Written By: - Date published: 2:48 pm, December 15th, 2009 - 44 comments

Colin Espiner: After making inroads in the latest TV3 poll, Goff has clearly taken fright after the reaction to his nationhood speech. How else to explain his perplexing decision not to comment on the announcement by Prime Minister John Key that the Maori tino rangatiratanga flag will fly on Waitangi Day? This decision by Key […]

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