Written By: - Date published: 6:42 am, August 30th, 2017 - 32 comments
New documents released under the OIA show that Bill English fought hide his involvement with the Todd Barclay scandal from media and the public. Coverups and lies, English is unfit for office.
Written By: - Date published: 7:24 am, August 28th, 2017 - 207 comments
Newsroom and Newshub have broken a story about Winston Peters receiving, for the last 7 years, a single person’s super payment that he was not entitled to because he was living with an (undeclared) other person. Peters denies this but has already payed back the excess from an “innocent mistake”.
Written By: - Date published: 11:32 am, July 5th, 2017 - 20 comments
Turns out that in the Barclay scandal we the taxpayer paid for not only the hush money payout, but also the lawyers fees.
Written By: - Date published: 10:59 am, April 21st, 2016 - 122 comments
Little is doing his job. Dirty Politics Farrar is spinning like mad. The real questions are – who knew about the donations, when did they know, and were they involved in awarding the contract?
Written By: - Date published: 10:29 am, April 20th, 2016 - 138 comments
Bryan Gould has some choice words on the latest Nat donations scandal.
Written By: - Date published: 9:27 am, June 19th, 2015 - 22 comments
Another Nat scandal to add to the list. Rob Salmond demolishes Bridges.
Written By: - Date published: 11:24 am, May 30th, 2015 - 5 comments
Sepp Blatter. John Key. Hmmmm.
Written By: - Date published: 6:45 am, May 20th, 2015 - 134 comments
We the people only learned of Treasury projections on the costs of inaction on climate change (up to $52 billion) because someone screwed up a redacted document. We were never meant to know. And National’s Minister for Climate Change Issues statement on the matter is that Treasury should have done a better job of hiding this vital information from the public.
Written By: - Date published: 11:10 am, April 12th, 2013 - 9 comments
Check out Bryce Edward’s latest images of the GCSB scandal…
Written By: - Date published: 11:09 am, August 8th, 2012 - 30 comments
The Libor banking scandal has grown into a full fledged international crisis. Just another example of the rot at the heart of capitalism.
Written By: - Date published: 1:45 pm, November 18th, 2011 - 26 comments
Outraging families of suicide victims. Insulting the Police as layabouts. Declaring war on the media. Negative teapot stories every day, now spreading to over coverage. The Nats are spinning this was planned; that they decided to go nuclear on the media as a vote winner. What a joke. They were successfully running a small target campaign until a week ago.
Written By: - Date published: 7:03 pm, October 1st, 2010 - 20 comments
Rodney Hide has taken a complaint to Parliamentary Services over Phil Twyford EA sending a message from his work email calling on people to vote for Len Brown. Wow, free emails. What a huge abuse of taxpayer cash. Not exactly on the scale of a trip to Disneyland. You’ve got to love Hide’s total lack of self-awareness.
Written By: - Date published: 12:19 pm, June 5th, 2009 - 27 comments
Key is describing himself as ‘piggy in the middle’ in the Worth sexual harassment affair. Says he had two conflicting stories and couldn’t choose between them. What rubbish. Key accepted Worth’s version of events. He let the matter drop. No punishment for Worth. If he had been in a dilemma on who to believe he […]
Written By: - Date published: 11:07 am, June 4th, 2009 - 77 comments
This just gets worse for Key. It has emerged that Worth was offering ‘jobs for favours’ for a young woman. Goff passed her allegations on to Key. According to the Dom (physical version, online is different) Key said “I investigated them and there didn’t appear any truth to them and I accepted Dr Worth’s version […]
Written By: - Date published: 9:10 am, May 14th, 2009 - 34 comments
Melissa Lee’s recent interviews on Q+A, TV1, TV3 and RNZ proved once and for all that being able to read an autocue doesn’t mean you’re any good at handling the media. When Lee put her hand up to rob the hapless Ravi Musuku of any chance of ever being rewarded for standing in Mt Albert, I […]