Posts Tagged ‘republicanism’

Up the republic!

Written By: - Date published: 7:03 am, March 30th, 2016 - 162 comments

The tory clobbering machine is out to attack Little’s comments on NZ becoming a republic.

Republic now!

Written By: - Date published: 11:31 am, October 16th, 2010 - 33 comments

Labour have pushed “the republic debate” firmly into the spotlight.  This is smart thinking. It’s a clear, logical policy with broad popular appeal.  It positions Labour as leaders, nation builders, on an issue where Key and the Nats have painted themselves into a conservative corner.

Do you want a republic?

Written By: - Date published: 7:30 am, October 15th, 2009 - 38 comments

Republicanism is a funny issue. Politicians tend to agree that it is inevitable that “at some point” NZ will become a republic, but no one is prepared to take the job on. Well, fate has tilted the table. Yesterday Keith Locke’s bill was drawn from the member’s ballot. The bill sets out a two-step referendum […]

DL Auckland: The Republic

Written By: - Date published: 4:03 pm, September 14th, 2009 - Comments Off on DL Auckland: The Republic

Drinking Liberally is on again in Auckland this Wednesday, with guest speaker Lewis Holden of the Republican Movement of Aotearoa New Zealand speaking about their new book, The New Zealand Republic Handbook. When: 7pm, Wednesday, 16 September Where: Galatos, 17 Galatos St, Newton, Auckland [hat tip: No Right Turn]

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