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Posts Tagged ‘ponytailgate’

Glucina Key #ponygate text revealed

Written By: - Date published: 4:10 pm, February 19th, 2016 - 149 comments

Rachel Glucina’s text to John Key sent just after interviewing Amanda Bailey has been revealed.

Twerking For Daddy

Written By: - Date published: 7:01 pm, February 15th, 2016 - 148 comments

As if the second round of booing in a week wasn’t bad enough, John Key got royally trolled by a young BGO attendee on Instagram. Then the Herald bizarrely decided her selfie of the PM with his hand tantalisingly close to her hair was a genuine BGO good news story. But wait! There’s more!!!

Key’s second waitress bungle

Written By: - Date published: 7:04 am, February 3rd, 2016 - 78 comments

Key’s badly dented “political antennae” took another solid beating yesterday, with his second high-profile bungle involving a waitress.

When Animals Attack!

Written By: - Date published: 8:57 pm, December 16th, 2015 - 32 comments

Crikey! My Little Ponytail meets the Parnell mind meld. Cancel Xmas, I’ve already got my pressie!

 

Serial fondler accuses Labour of “backing rapists”

Written By: - Date published: 4:10 pm, November 10th, 2015 - 214 comments

Serial fondler of young persons’ hair and celebrity PM impersonator John Key lost it in Parliament today.

BSA: Hosking wrong on ponytail case

Written By: - Date published: 8:46 am, October 1st, 2015 - 23 comments

The echos of John Key’s ponytail pulling harassment of a waitress continue.

NRT: Exposing dirty politics

Written By: - Date published: 10:13 am, August 22nd, 2015 - 39 comments

I/S at No Right Turn on the OIA into communications between Key and Glucina.

Ponytailgate: What does Key have to hide?

Written By: - Date published: 1:41 pm, August 19th, 2015 - 59 comments

The Ombudsman is to investigate John Key’s office’s refusal to provide information about what contact occurred between Key and Rachel Glucina during ponytailgate.

I bet he does

Written By: - Date published: 12:54 pm, July 17th, 2015 - 27 comments

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Press Council finds against Herald over ponygate reporting

Written By: - Date published: 8:37 am, July 3rd, 2015 - 76 comments

The Press Council has ruled that Rachel Glucina and the Herald breached the requirement of independence contained in the Press Council’s principles.

NRT: What is the Prime Minister trying to hide?

Written By: - Date published: 3:27 pm, June 23rd, 2015 - 20 comments

You have to ask why Rachael Glucina departed the NZ Herald for National’s beneficary and friend Mediaworks. No Right Turn has been trying to find out how much contact John Key or his office had with Glucina when she did the dirty and unprofessional interview with the victim of John Keys ponytail pulling. Why he still illegally trying to cover those contacts up?

Reid Research Poll: Nats, Key slump.

Written By: - Date published: 7:39 pm, June 2nd, 2015 - 98 comments

New Reid Research poll; National, Key tank. Opposition parties nudge 50%. Little, Peters rise in preferred PM.  Taxi for Mr Key?

NRT: An abuse of the OIA

Written By: - Date published: 6:17 pm, May 22nd, 2015 - 2 comments

No Right Turn points out that the answer given by John Key in response to an Official Information Act request was completely inadequate legally. It doesn’t matter if he was in his guise of the infamous Parnell Pony Puller, or PM as he sometimes likes to call himself. He isn’t allowed to advise Rachael Glucina of the NZ Herald to attack his victim and then hide it behind his official role.

Curiouser and curiouser

Written By: - Date published: 10:13 am, May 19th, 2015 - 22 comments

Creepy Key has dodged a question from the Green Party about any contact he may have had with the New Zealand Fox News Herald in the lead-up to Rachel Glucina’s hit job on the cafe worker who’s ponytail he pulled.

McCready back again on Key’s harassment

Written By: - Date published: 9:23 am, May 15th, 2015 - 23 comments

I’m all in favour of holding Key accountable for his actions in general, but not when the victim herself has asked McCready to desist. McCready should respect her wishes.

McCready case thrown out

Written By: - Date published: 12:17 pm, May 14th, 2015 - 25 comments

Given that Amanda Bailey asked McCready to withdraw his case, this is good news.

Calling people names

Written By: - Date published: 9:22 am, May 14th, 2015 - 24 comments

Pulling ponytails and calling people names – I guess it’s true, the PM is 11 years old.

Caption competition

Written By: - Date published: 3:06 pm, May 7th, 2015 - 23 comments

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Worst. Excuse. Ever.

Written By: - Date published: 8:17 am, May 6th, 2015 - 11 comments

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Embarrassed? Us?

Written By: - Date published: 7:08 am, May 5th, 2015 - 27 comments

“John Key … hopes he hasn’t embarrassed New Zealand in the wake of the embarrassing saga, which made headlines worldwide.” Ummm….

Prosecuting Key

Written By: - Date published: 11:27 am, May 2nd, 2015 - 42 comments

Very wise of Bailey to dissociate herself from McCready, and make her own decisions about prosecuting Key.

(Image from Emmerson in The Herald)

Key on women’s rights

Written By: - Date published: 7:02 am, May 1st, 2015 - 29 comments

Key dodges women’s rights issues in Saudi Arabia. For obvious reasons really. In other media coverage of ponytail fallout…

(Image from Emmerson in The Herald)

Embarrassed for NZ

Written By: - Date published: 7:01 am, April 30th, 2015 - 87 comments

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Gilmore Sutton Key

Written By: - Date published: 11:15 am, April 29th, 2015 - 8 comments

Don’t be mean to John!

Casual harassment

Written By: - Date published: 9:05 am, April 28th, 2015 - 89 comments

It was all a bit of fun. Have we become so casual about harassment?

Last Week Tonight on Key

Written By: - Date published: 6:25 pm, April 27th, 2015 - 70 comments

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A Friend first, and a Boss second, probably an Entertainer third.

Written By: - Date published: 1:56 pm, April 26th, 2015 - 44 comments

“I’m a friendly guy that likes to interact with the public. I do like to have a bit of a laugh and I’m probably the most casual Prime Minister New Zealand has had.”

John Key’s week has turned from drama to farce. David Brent looks good next to this clown.

Our “casual” PM

Written By: - Date published: 12:30 pm, April 26th, 2015 - 145 comments

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Pull the other one… ponytails, minimisation and male privilege

Written By: - Date published: 5:48 pm, April 25th, 2015 - 407 comments

From pulling ponytails to police minimisation, there is a deep problem in our country with attitudes towards women and to sexual violence.

Abusive and creepy

Written By: - Date published: 6:30 am, April 24th, 2015 - 274 comments

Of all the ways Key could have shot his leadership and his legacy in the foot – this really was the stupidest.

Image from Emmerson in The Herald – definitive.

International laughing stock

Written By: - Date published: 6:49 am, April 23rd, 2015 - 72 comments

John Key has finally achieved the world fame he has clearly always wanted, but not in a good way. Here’s a roundup of the international coverage of his harassment.

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