Posts Tagged ‘mike smith’

Protecting the seabed and foreshore

Written By: - Date published: 9:34 am, October 19th, 2016 - 7 comments

With the sudden departure of deep sea drilling company Statoil from Northland here’s a timely look the role of community action in that, the state of play in NZ and what is next.

Blogging at The Standard since Election 2014

Written By: - Date published: 8:30 am, April 23rd, 2015 - 10 comments

A brief numbers-y overview of what your honoured authors have gotten up to since September.

Polity: A paucity of vision?

Written By: - Date published: 1:51 pm, June 9th, 2014 - 68 comments

Hey, we won’t get in the way of a good stoush on the net about Labour’s policies, in fact we will encourage it. Here is Rob Salmond’s response to Idiot Savant’s post at No Right Turn. We’d also suggest that people look at Mike Smith’s post from this morning and last night (that probably has the nuttier conspiracy theorists going by now) for a third point of view.

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Mike Smith steps down

Written By: - Date published: 8:48 am, July 20th, 2009 - 16 comments

Labour General Secretary Mike Smith has announced he will retire at the party’s national conference in September. He’s the last of the four – Helen and the three Mikes – who led the parliamentary and party wings during the fifth Labour Government to step down. While Mike Williams ran fundraising, Smith concentrated more on organisation […]

Authorised for the Right…..

Written By: - Date published: 4:00 pm, October 12th, 2008 - 7 comments

From the campaign launch, I got this photo, and decided that I’d put it up for the skulkers complaining about the EFA. For some reason they were conspicuous by their absence (didn’t want to tangle with 1600+ activists?). For the EFA fetishists, please note that Mike is authorising himself. I didn’t sneak around to get […]

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