Posts Tagged ‘lee’

With friends like these…

Written By: - Date published: 2:29 pm, June 17th, 2009 - 13 comments

Judy Kirk claims she didn’t show at Lee’s election night gathering because Coleman had told there was ‘plenty of support’. John Key didn’t show because of the proverbial “long-standing family engagement” and he’s passing the buck on the distinct lack of senior National figures present, saying pointedly that he didn’t organise the event. So now Party […]

Brains Trust

Written By: - Date published: 11:07 am, June 8th, 2009 - 36 comments

Whaleoil, John Key, and Melissa Lee. National’s policy wonks discuss transport modalities in an oil- and carbon-constrained future.

Melissa Lee concedes in Mt Albert

Written By: - Date published: 1:53 pm, May 22nd, 2009 - 29 comments

A full 3 weeks before the vote, National candidate Melissa Lee has publicly accepted that she is not going win the Mt Albert by-election. In yet another astonishing media gaffe Lee has told Morning Reports’ Sean Plunket (link to audio) that she hopes to come second. The interview started well for Lee as she spoke about the one […]

Kiwibob-each-way on Melissa’s video

Written By: - Date published: 7:33 pm, May 14th, 2009 - 13 comments

Interesting comment on Melissa from Kiwiblog’s Farrar: There is also the issue of the video produced by her before the election, placed on You Tube. I haven’t covered that in detail yet because so far I can’t see anywhere what Melissa has done wrong – my stance will change if such details emerge. Not exactly […]

Melissa’s election expenses returned?

Written By: - Date published: 10:28 am, May 13th, 2009 - 46 comments

An interesting story on TV3 last night about potential for conflict of interest relating to Asia Down Under, a broadcasting company owned by Melissa Lee which produced a political documentary during the last election. Even more interesting was what was revealed about a video about Asian candidates made for the National Party and published on […]

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