Posts Tagged ‘maggie barry’

National’s Maggie Barry problem

Written By: - Date published: 9:20 am, March 3rd, 2019 - 25 comments

The Herald has reported that there has been concerns at Maggie Barry’s behaviour towards staff has been raised on three separate occasions. And Parliamentary Services is at the suggestion of the Auditor General investigating claims of misuse of Parliamentary Services resources.

National’s dead cat strategy

Written By: - Date published: 7:41 am, December 6th, 2018 - 56 comments

National has attempted to drown out news of further leaks, bad poll results and a reference of Maggie Barry’s behaviour to the Auditor General by staging a big stink in Parliament.

Memo from Crosby Textor – National’s leak problem

Written By: - Date published: 7:34 am, December 5th, 2018 - 23 comments

The Standard has been leaked an internal memo from Crosby Textor to the National Party concerning its current situation.

National; Leaking Like a Sieve

Written By: - Date published: 1:02 pm, December 4th, 2018 - 60 comments

Another day, another leak from the National Party. If it’s not JLR, just who is poking the borax inside the Tory caucus?

Jesse Mulligan deserves a medal

Written By: - Date published: 12:15 pm, December 4th, 2018 - 24 comments

Maggie Barry is facing fresh allegations of staff bullying. And Jesse Mulligan has responded to her criticism of him by saying it shows he was doing his job properly.

Another National MP accused of bullying

Written By: - Date published: 9:27 am, December 1st, 2018 - 135 comments

The Herald has reported this morning on allegations of bullying being made by staff against Nati0nal MP Maggie Barry.

National’s caucus meeting today – nothing to see here

Written By: - Date published: 7:30 am, October 16th, 2018 - 83 comments

All eyes will be on National’s caucus meeting today.  And Simon Bridges will need to explain what Jami-Lee Ross meant when he said that he had recorded a conversation where he was asked by Bridges to break the law.

Then there were three

Written By: - Date published: 3:54 pm, February 14th, 2018 - 39 comments

Amy Adams has announced that she will also be seeking the leader’s position of the National Party.

The Government is misrepresenting the effect of the Ruataniwha Dam decision

Written By: - Date published: 8:00 am, July 9th, 2017 - 21 comments

The Government has responded to the Supreme Court decision which puts a halt on the Ruataniwha Dam by claiming wrongly that the protected land was of low quality and by stating that a law change, possibly retrospective, will occur.

Won’t the Government think about the kiwis?

Written By: - Date published: 9:05 am, April 13th, 2017 - 55 comments

The Government has granted Alpine Pure the right to construct a pipeline through a breeding area for a critically endangered Kiwi so that it can extract water from a Unesco World Heritage site for free.

Forest and Bird takes it the Government in the Supreme Court

Written By: - Date published: 8:10 am, February 24th, 2017 - 25 comments

The Crown is seeking to overturn the Court of Appeal decision obtained by Forest and Bird which is preventing Conservation land in the Hawkes Bay from being used for the controversial Ruataniwha dam.

Conservation matters

Written By: - Date published: 8:29 am, February 10th, 2017 - 21 comments

The government is stealing from us again so Forest and Bird are stepping up.

John Key, Nikki Kaye, and Maggie Barry booed off the stage

Written By: - Date published: 7:00 am, February 15th, 2016 - 202 comments

National Ltd™ MPs Nikki Kaye and Maggie Barry were also subject to the same vociferous booing. Nikki  Kaye’s speech lasted less than John Key’s 20 second effort while Maggie Barry didn’t even bother trying to speak.

Nasty govt cont…

Written By: - Date published: 2:29 pm, July 26th, 2012 - 22 comments

Eddie got there before me, but yesterday seemed to be a day of nasty attacks, not just by Maggie Barry.

The nasty government

Written By: - Date published: 12:07 pm, July 26th, 2012 - 21 comments

National is threatening to veto a Labour bill to extend paid parental leave, claiming it costs too much. At the same time, they’re trying to defend writing a blank cheque for looters’ bonuses. And they’re getting nasty about it. Maggie Barry attacked Jacinda Ardern for not having children yet while John Key had a hissy fit at anyone who questioned his looters’ bonuses.

Brash to split vote, opens door for Clark

Written By: - Date published: 10:30 am, September 23rd, 2011 - 29 comments

Three time election loser Don Brash has announced he will stand in North Shore. Having lost the safe National seat of East Coast Bays twice to Social Credit(!) and the unloseable election as leader in 2005, his odds of defeating even Maggie Barry, a novice best known for her gardening, are poor. But will he split the rightwing vote and let Ben Clark slip though?

Maggie Barry

Written By: - Date published: 11:55 pm, May 11th, 2011 - 17 comments

National have tonight chosen Mt Albert resident Maggie Barry as their North Shore candidate.

Nats’ Botany Selections

Written By: - Date published: 1:45 pm, January 21st, 2011 - 59 comments

The National Party head office have culled the eight people they don’t like and left five to contest Botany.

It’s Maggie Barry vs Jami-Lee Ross and three others.

Botany & Titbits

Written By: - Date published: 1:26 pm, January 14th, 2011 - 27 comments

The New Citizen Party is going to contest Botany, and aims to get at least 6 MPs in the general election.  They will be the surprise force in Botany, with no-one knowing quite where to place them.

Also, Sandra Goudie is to retire.

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