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The Northland Buy Election

Written By: - Date published: 7:01 pm, March 28th, 2015 - 201 comments

A post to allow for the discussion of the Northland Buy Election result.

Early heavy voting in Northland continues

Written By: - Date published: 1:30 pm, March 25th, 2015 - 28 comments

It looks to me like the early voting for Northland is likely to be close to or more than 50% of the total vote. Part of that is because it is a by-election. Part because of National’s hapless and tainted candidates (past and present) going against effective opponents. But also due to the strong trend to early voting. It will need to cause changes in electioneering.

Caption Contest: Northland Special

Written By: - Date published: 10:00 am, March 25th, 2015 - 46 comments

Peters for Northland

Written By: - Date published: 8:30 am, March 25th, 2015 - 166 comments

Vote Winston (did I say that?) Update: Former Labour Cabinet Minister Colin Moyle thinks the same.

Osborne dodging questions over review

Written By: - Date published: 3:28 pm, March 24th, 2015 - 51 comments

Mark Osborne is the manager of a controversial ratepayer funded project that is the subject of a governance and funding review by the Far North District Council after major losses in its first two years. According to the NBR he is refusing to answer questions about it. Aren’t the voters of Northland entitled to some answers before they vote?

Can National lose Northland?

Written By: - Date published: 11:10 am, March 23rd, 2015 - 99 comments

Is Northland getting sick of National’s panicked invasion? Will having Osborne fail to front Peters in the studio help? Could National actually lose Northland?

The Northland coverup

Written By: - Date published: 9:32 am, March 16th, 2015 - 64 comments

sabin-osborne

Key crosses a bridge too far

Written By: - Date published: 8:00 am, March 12th, 2015 - 127 comments

I kid you not but John Key thinks that Dotcom and Hager prevented him from announcing the Northland bridge decaboondoggle. And Sabin is having no effect on the by election campaign.

Northland’s decaboondoggle bridge building programme

Written By: - Date published: 7:10 pm, March 10th, 2015 - 37 comments

National’s proposal to double lane ten Northland bridges has some unusual aspects.  Seven of them were not in the region’s Regional Land Transport Program such was their priority in the scale of things.  And one is apparently right next to National candidate Mark Osborne’s home …

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