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Key press conference: November 26 election

Written By: - Date published: 12:09 pm, February 2nd, 2011 - 180 comments

The PM has called a surprise press conference for 12:45 today, and is tipped to announce a November 26th election date.  A further “major announcement” is also expected.

Update:  Election date November 26 confirmed.

Open democracy?

Written By: - Date published: 1:03 pm, November 30th, 2010 - 11 comments

There used to be a webcam in the Beehive Theatrette run by R2 that broadcast the PM’s Post-Cabinet press conference. Anyone who could go to the site and watch – live and uncut. The very model of digital democracy. Now, that service is gone. R2 was being asked to pay too much and Parliament blocked maintenance. So much for transparency.


Written By: - Date published: 9:16 am, June 16th, 2009 - 44 comments

During his time in parliament Richard Worth has cost the taxpayer well over a million dollars yet John Key won’t even be straight with the public as to why he’s gone. First Key wouldn’t tell us because he claimed he didn’t want to contaminate a police investigation, now he won’t tell us because, having resigned […]

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