Posts Tagged ‘legacy’

Yet another indicator of the homeless crisis

Written By: - Date published: 12:44 pm, June 8th, 2016 - 22 comments

The homeless population of central Auckland has more than doubled in the last 3 years. That’s quite a legacy John Key. Meanwhile Te Puea Marae is still putting the government to shame, you can donate here.

Tough couple of weeks for Key

Written By: - Date published: 7:33 am, March 28th, 2016 - 79 comments

Almost enough to make me feel sorry for the man.

Garner on Key vs Clark

Written By: - Date published: 11:44 am, March 26th, 2016 - 124 comments

Attracting a fair bit of comment this morning – Duncan Garner on Key, Clark, and the nature of their legacies.

Meet the new flag…

Written By: - Date published: 6:50 pm, March 24th, 2016 - 238 comments

… same as the old flag.

Key didn’t take the country with him.

Now let’s get back to the real issues.

Key’s Bitter Legacy; Gareth Hughes Nails the PM’s Vanity.

Written By: - Date published: 11:06 am, February 12th, 2016 - 218 comments

The Green’s Gareth Hughes delivered a blistering speech in reply to the PM’s statement to the House. It begs the question ‘what will Key’s lasting legacy be?’. A failed flag referendum? Poverty? Inequality? Corruption? Selfies with AB’s?

As Key’s star fades, the less he seems to have left us to remember him by. What was the point of him anyway?

Flag distraction – first referendum

Written By: - Date published: 7:34 am, November 21st, 2015 - 135 comments

The delivery of the ballots in the first first flag referendum is getting a bit of attention from bored journalists. We the people don’t seem to care much though.

Nat leadership speculation

Written By: - Date published: 9:30 am, April 15th, 2013 - 104 comments

I didn’t see Key’s Q+A interview on Sunday, but it seems to have been an interesting one. Speculation about the leadership of the Nats appears to be growing.

Key’s legacy

Written By: - Date published: 10:20 am, February 12th, 2012 - 120 comments

Authors here have been saying for a while that Key may well quit during this second term. Even John Armstrong can see the writing on the wall. So what will Key’s legacy be?

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