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MUST WATCH: An Inconvenient Truth 2 – An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth To Power | official trailer

By   /  March 29, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  3 Comments

An Inconvenient Truth 2 – An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth To Power | official trailer

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Press release from Nicky Hager

By   /  March 29, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  1 Comment

Location confusion must not detract from civilian casualties, a dead girl and serious breaches of defence force rules

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BREAKING: Hit and Run authors reply to defence force presss conference

By   /  March 29, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  13 Comments

The Chief of Defence Force Lieutenant General Tim Keating presented the NZDF response to the book Hit and Run at a press conference on Monday 27 March 2017. For 45 minutes he and his colleagues suggested that everything in the book was incorrect.

The Hit and Run authors have now had time to study the defence chief’s statements. Our conclusion is that the NZDF criticisms are wrong – with one exception – and that they have failed to address almost everything of substance in the book. This is what a cover up looks like.

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Chorus penny-pinching costs jobs at Broadspectrum – E tū

By   /  March 29, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  No Comments

Infrastructure workers carrying out the fibre roll-out have been massively let down by Chorus, as their employer Broadspectrum proposes redundancies as promised work has failed to materialise. Broadspectrum plans to axe 20 jobs – one third its fibre-laying workforce – in Blenheim, Nelson, Rotorua and Whakatane. E tū Industry Co-ordinator, Joe Gallagher says Broadspectrum ramped […]

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GUEST BLOG: Damon Rusden – “The anti-smacking bill – why you should support it”

By   /  March 29, 2017  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Most Recent Blogs  /  No Comments

The “anti-smacking” bill was never about taking away your right to discipline your children. It was about taking away legal sanctuary for those who abuse children.

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Political Caption Competition

By   /  March 29, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  5 Comments

How the fuck did you get to be host?

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TDB Top 5 International Stories: Wednesday 29th March 2017

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5: Immigrant Communities in Fear as Trump Ups ICE Raids Targeting Sanctuary Cities
4: ‘Everything we built for 20 years, gone in a blink’ – life in the ruins of Aleppo
3: Trump moves to dismantle Obama’s climate legacy with executive order
2: DONALD TRUMP REWARDS FOSSIL FUEL INDUSTRY BY SIGNING CLIMATE DENIAL EXECUTIVE ORDER
1: US ‘probably’ involved in mass Iraqi civilian deaths

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The Daily Blog Open Mic – Wednesday 29th March 2017

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Announce protest actions, general chit chat or give your opinion on issues we haven’t covered for the day.

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Major win for ‘people power’ as first supermarket chain goes cage-free – SAFE

By   /  March 29, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  1 Comment

Animal advocacy organisation SAFE is delighted that supermarket chain Countdown has announced it will stop selling all cage eggs from 2024 (North Island) and 2025 (rest of New Zealand). The decision is a massive win for caring Kiwis, who have been inundating Countdown with thousands of messages via social media and email during a year-long […]

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Fiscal responsibility requires more focus on children – Child Poverty Action Group

By   /  March 29, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  No Comments

Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) says that to be fiscally responsible, an incoming Government needs to stop looking at ways to reduce debt and think about ways to reduce spending on the ambulance at the bottom of the hill, specifically by committing to real investment in the lives of ALL children, who are our nation’s […]

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Quarter of a million hectares sold into overseas ownership illegally – Labour Party

By   /  March 28, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  10 Comments

Over 250,000 hectares of land have been bought by foreigners without required approval from the Overseas Investment Office since 2011, and the response was a slap with a wet bus ticket by National, says Leader of the Opposition Andrew Little. “Our land is being sold into foreign ownership illegally on a massive scale, and National […]

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Political Caption Competition

By   /  March 28, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  5 Comments

This is the face of truth?

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TDB Top 5 International Stories: Tuesday 28th March 2017

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5: The Conservative Christian Moms Pushing for More Legal Weed in Texas
4: Russian Opposition leader Alexei Navalny jailed for 15 days
3: LAWSUIT SEEKS TRANSPARENCY AS SEARCHES OF CELLPHONES AND LAPTOPS SKYROCKET AT BORDERS
2: More Than 1,000 Civilians Reportedly Killed by U.S.-Led Airstrikes as Trump Expands War on Terror
1: Climate change: ‘human fingerprint’ found on global extreme weather

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The Daily Blog Open Mic – Tuesday 28th March 2017

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Labour and Greens fiscal management rules offer no change – AAAP

By   /  March 27, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  2 Comments

Labour and Greens new Budget Responsibility Rules for fiscal management demonstrates a lack of commitment to the low paid and unemployed. Their commitment is to change nothing. “When political parties talk about fiscal management and debt reduction, what they are really saying is that austerity measures will be put in place to cut funding from […]

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Malcolm Evans – SAShhhhhhh

By   /  March 27, 2017  /  Malcolm Evans, Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  No Comments

Malcolm Evans – SAShhhhhhh

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