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McCully backs down – for now

Written By: - Date published: 7:20 am, July 17th, 2010 - 9 comments

Rugby World Cup Minister Murray McCully says “we don’t need to have winners and losers here” but he has had to bow to the decision of the ARC to keep at least one of the sheds on Queen’s Wharf. While this may appear to be a change to the construction of “Party Central” it is […]

Party Central another Key fiasco

Written By: - Date published: 10:56 am, July 13th, 2010 - 44 comments

Joh Keys Party Central

“Major festival events linked to the 2011 Rugby World Cup could be shifted to Wellington because of Auckland’s party central fiasco, Government sources say.” – Tracy Watkins
Wait, “Auckland’s party central fiasco”? It was John Key who came up with the term, and forced the councils into the Queens Wharf site. But the media are happy to let him wriggle out of responsbility again.

It just gets worse

Written By: - Date published: 11:06 am, September 3rd, 2008 - 35 comments

Just when you thought National’s billboard campaign couldn’t possibly get any weaker, reports emerge that their next one will say: “Get youth into training, not into trouble” Honestly guys, just cut your losses and start again. [UPDATE: Apparently the first of this run is going up in Vivian Street today.]

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