Posts Tagged ‘misuse of taxpayer money’

We paid for the Barclay lawyers too

Written By: - Date published: 11:32 am, July 5th, 2017 - 20 comments

Turns out that in the Barclay scandal we the taxpayer paid for not only the hush money payout, but also the lawyers fees.

Why are we paying Key’s legal expenses for him?

Written By: - Date published: 8:27 am, March 23rd, 2016 - 81 comments

Key backed down on using taxpayer money for his payout to Ambrose – but he is still using it to cover his legal expenses in the case. Why?

Which hat John?

Written By: - Date published: 7:02 am, March 22nd, 2016 - 42 comments

The teapot payout shows that, while Key is keen on distinguishing between his various hats when he’s trying to dodge responsibility, he is just as keen on ignoring the differences if it lets him dip into public money.

Nats campaigning with public money

Written By: - Date published: 12:22 pm, November 26th, 2015 - 45 comments

Campaigning with public money. Politicising the public service. Cabinet club is cash for access. This is a corrupt government.

Well I’m glad we cleared that up

Written By: - Date published: 11:08 am, October 27th, 2015 - 25 comments

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SkyCity vox pop

Written By: - Date published: 9:00 am, February 11th, 2015 - 21 comments

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Two guilty approaches after Dirty Politics

Written By: - Date published: 7:21 am, November 28th, 2014 - 41 comments

There are two approaches to being a star of dirty politics and not wanting to answer questions about it. Both were displayed on Campbell Live last night by Jason Ede and Cameron Slater. And Andrea Vance has details on taxpayers paying for Slaters legal bills.

Rodney puts on his best chastened little boy voice

Written By: - Date published: 12:04 am, November 9th, 2009 - 28 comments

You just have to listen to this. After “solid reflection” Rodney has realized that despite being adamant for several days that he’d done no wrong, he now understands that no, he has done wrong and has already returned the cash to the government coffers. Did it last week apparently, which is a bid odd in […]

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