Written By: - Date published: 12:00 pm, March 10th, 2011 - 69 comments
Facing a housing shortage in Auckland now and a massive rebuilding programme in Christchurch to come, the Government has announced the biggest public building initiative since World War 2. Thousands of unemployed young people will be paid to train as apprentices in building trades and contribute to their country’s future.
Written By: - Date published: 8:54 pm, April 12th, 2009 - 13 comments
Usually I’m working, so I don’t get to see Sunday on TVOne. Lucky me. I flicked over for the very end tonight, just in time to see whathisname with the moustache reading our viewers’ comments. There was a comment from Mary that went something like ‘the government should get tough on crime, seize offenders’ assets […]
Written By: - Date published: 1:18 pm, April 10th, 2009 - 36 comments
Today, The Herald relaunched it’s ‘Democracy under attack’ campaign with a front page editorial. The editorial is damning of National/ACT’s plan for an Auckland super-council. Here are the main points: “everyone, regardless of their political hue must oppose the removal of representation without consent” “the precedent is that when a merging of councils is proposed […]