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Andrew Little well received in Dunedin

Written By: - Date published: 12:38 pm, February 2nd, 2017 - 51 comments


(Photo – Peter McIntosh the Otago Daily Times)

Kiwis feel worse off after Nat tax swindle

Written By: - Date published: 9:43 am, November 22nd, 2010 - 22 comments

A new Horizon poll shows that the vast majority of Kiwis at all incomes level, but especially low-income families, feel worse off after the Nats’ October 1 tax swindle. John Key claimed the vast bulk of us would be better off but clearly we aren’t; shuffling money around and giving more to the rich leaves the rest of us with less.

RWNJs worried msm may awaken

Written By: - Date published: 6:14 pm, September 26th, 2010 - 18 comments

I guess we shouldn’t really mock such unfortunates but this latest missive from the Bog is too hard to resist. Farrar and his merry band of ignorant loons are furious that the ODT, one of New Zealand’s better newspapers, is daring to ask pertinent questions of ACTs replacement for David Garrett. It seems pretty fair […]

“We’re all shades of sheep” – the Calvert interview

Written By: - Date published: 1:28 pm, September 25th, 2010 - 44 comments

Check out Hilary Calvert’s interview in the ODT. It’s, um, extraordinary and hilarious. Calvert can’t remember whether she was ever a member of a different political party, when she first stood for ACT, or whether she has any convictions.

More evidence of the depth of talent in ACT these days.

A break from the honeymoon

Written By: - Date published: 2:00 pm, November 18th, 2008 - 60 comments

While most of the big media are giving John Key his criticism-free honeymoon (“OMG! A solo mum! An Asian! And a gay chap!”) the good old ODT has seen through the centrist spin: Prime Minister-elect John Key showed a clear intention yesterday to move the National-led government more to the Right of the political spectrum […]

The National Party Old Boys’ Club

Written By: - Date published: 10:45 am, August 7th, 2008 - 17 comments

Tane’s made the point before but it’s worth making again: National may have a new frontman but at its core is largely unchanged – and since being ousted nearly a decade ago, members of the National Party Old Boys’ Club have been plotting their return to power. Political reporter Dene Mackenzie notes today in the […]

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