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Political Caption Competition

By   /  November 18, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  No Comments

Somewhere a National Party supporter screams

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The Daily Blog Open Mic – Saturday 18th November 2017

By   /  November 18, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  No Comments

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Political Caption Competition

By   /  November 17, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  2 Comments

Privilege never looked so WASP

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The Daily Blog Open Mic – Friday 17th November 2017

By   /  November 17, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  No Comments

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New Zealand recommended to move on a floor price for alcohol – Alcohol Healthwatch

By   /  November 16, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  2 Comments

New Zealand recommended to move on a floor price for alcohol as Scots defeat European Big Booze Alcohol Healthwatch, Hapai Te Hauora media release, 16 November 2017 Public health groups are thrilled that the five-year legal battle to set a floor price for alcohol in Scotland has finally reached its conclusion. On Wednesday, the UK […]

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Striking workers receive overwhelming public support – Unions Wellington

By   /  November 16, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  3 Comments

Striking Rail & Maritime Transport Union workers receive overwhelming public support Since news of strike action on Wellington’s trains went public last night, there has been an outpouring of support for rail workers from commuters. The local union affiliates council, Unions Wellington, put out an appeal for solidarity last night at 6:30pm. The response was […]

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UCG “volunteer” model “completely unacceptable” – E tū

By   /  November 16, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  1 Comment

UCG “volunteer” model for Chorus fibre optics build “completely unacceptable” E tū says the so-called “volunteer” scheme run by Chorus fibre optics contractor, Universal Communications Group is a clear case of migrant exploitation. E tū’s Communications Industry Coordinator, Joe Gallagher says the union recently learned of the scheme through a UCG document advising its subcontractors […]

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Minister welcomes Whakatāne Māori ward decision

By   /  November 16, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  No Comments

Local Government Minister Nanaia Mahuta today welcomed Whakatāne District Council’s decision to establish Māori wards.   “I welcome the Whakatāne District Council’s decision to establish Māori wards to ensure fair representation at the council table.”   “This is a great opportunity for the local community to discuss its representation  and I encourage locals to engage […]

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By   /  November 16, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  No Comments

One is a large purple tumour and the other is a mascot for Macdonalds

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Malcolm Evans – Winston is off to North Korea

By   /  November 16, 2017  /  Malcolm Evans, Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  2 Comments

Malcolm Evans – Winston is off to North Korea

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The Daily Blog Open Mic – Thursday 16th November 2017

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Political Caption Competition

By   /  November 15, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  8 Comments

Is this guy with the glasses a waiter? Why is he taking a photo with us?

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The Daily Blog Open Mic – Wednesday 15th November 2017

By   /  November 15, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs  /  4 Comments

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Targets good first step but Fonterra must reduce dairy herd – Greenpeace

By   /  November 15, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  No Comments

Greenpeace have welcomed Fonterra’s pledge to substantially reduce climate emissions from agriculture, but say there is a “gaping hole” in the plan. Today, New Zealand’s largest dairy producer pledged to reduce its net greenhouse gas emissions by 30% by 2030, with a long term aim to achieve net zero emissions by 2050. Greenpeace campaigner, Amanda […]

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Minister accepts People’s Review of Renting – Renters United

By   /  November 15, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  1 Comment

Today ActionStation and Renters United presented an open letter from their People’s Review of Renting to Housing Minister Phil Twyford supporting the Healthy Homes Guarantee Bill which is due to be debated tonight. “A common theme in the People’s Review were stories of people in homes so cold they were constantly making them sick. Our […]

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Greenpeace Transforms Parliament Lawn into a Riverbed

By   /  November 15, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  No Comments

Politicians might have to carry out a river-crossing to get to work today. Greenpeace is creating a fifty metre long waterway* on parliament lawn, as part of its campaign to save New Zealand rivers. At 1.15pm the environmental organisation will hand the Government a massive petition signed by 68,313 people. The Minister for the Environment, […]

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