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Political Caption Competition

By   /  February 18, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  2 Comments

New Zealand and No Zealand 

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The Daily Blog Open Mic – Sunday 18th February 2018

By   /  February 18, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  No Comments

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Over 100 protesters at Waikato Rodeo today – Direct Animal Action

By   /  February 17, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News  /  No Comments

Over 100 protesters at Waikato Rodeo today Over 100 protesters were outside the Waikato Rodeo this afternoon. Half were Waikato locals, the rest came from across New Zealand. The protesters held large ‘STOP’ signs at the entrance of the event, calling on the new Government to stop rodeo by banning it in New Zealand. “This […]

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GUEST BLOG: Arthur Taylor – Crown Law Trying to Usurp Corrections as the Biggest Bully on the Block

By   /  February 17, 2018  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Most Recent Blogs  /  1 Comment

The Crown lost an extremely important case relating to fundamental human rights in the high court.

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Dr Liz Gordon – Free to choose? Not even close!

By   /  February 17, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  7 Comments

Well the big announcement has been made and charter schools are to close (sort of).  The latest of National’s ideological experiments is to be consigned to the dustbin of history, where it belongs.  In a previous blog I went through the performance shortcomings of the New Zealand experiment.  For some, though, the performance issues do not matter.  It is the ‘freedom to choose’ that is important.

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Protest at Waikato Rodeo today – Direct Animal Action

By   /  February 17, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  No Comments

Protest at Waikato Rodeo today What: ‘Ban Rodeo’ protest at Waikato Rodeo When: Saturday 17th February 2018, 1pm Where: Kihikihi Domain, Corner of Grey & Dick Streets, Kihikihi, Te Awamutu Protesters will be outside the Waikato Rodeo this afternoon. Organisers – Direct Animal Action – will help rural and urban New Zealanders hold large ‘STOP’ […]

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By   /  February 17, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  6 Comments

The look of a man who just got hit by dirty politics 

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The Daily Blog Open Mic – Saturday 17th February 2018

By   /  February 17, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  15 Comments

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By   /  February 16, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  5 Comments

Judith Collins casually lounging around her Office with its wall display of the mounted heads of her enemies

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The Daily Blog Open Mic – Friday 16th February 2018

By   /  February 16, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  3 Comments

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By   /  February 15, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  4 Comments

Judith’s new ‘Leader of the Opposition’ office was controversial for it’s addition of an armoury and Cameron Slater as her Secretary. “Some say they don’t know what’s more dangerous, semi-automatic rifles or Whaleoil’, Judith cackled.

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The Daily Blog Open Mic – Thursday 15th February 2018

By   /  February 15, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  8 Comments

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Deep concerns with suggestion to “scrap” fishing electronic monitoring – WWF

By   /  February 15, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  2 Comments

Environmental organisation WWF-New Zealand is deeply concerned by suggestions from the new Fisheries Minister Stuart Nash that he might “scrap” plans to put cameras on fishing boats. The previous government committed to a roll out of electronic monitoring with cameras on fishing boats in July 2017. Late last year, Minister Nash delayed the roll out […]

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“Letterboxes – #7YearsOn”

By   /  February 15, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs  /  No Comments

There’s been a positive response from the new Government following the launch of an Christchurch Earthquake claimant campaign this week – the Minister will talk to the group tomorrow. Called “Letterboxes – #7YearsOn”, the campaign is designed to raise the profile of the thousands of unresolved insurance and EQC claims, some dating from the September […]

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Commitment to pay equity for support workers – Platform Trust

By   /  February 15, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  No Comments

Health Minister David Clark has today announced that Cabinet has given its approval for the Government to formally negotiate a pay equity settlement with employers and unions for mental health and addictions support workers. It is expected that this settlement process will result in a similar deal to that confirmed in last year’s settlement for […]

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EDS happy with Minister’s approach on King Salmon farms

By   /  February 15, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  No Comments

EDS has expressed support for the approach being taken by the Minister of Fisheries on the King Salmon report and recommendations that he released today. The special hearings panel has recommended that he approve 3 of 6 sites. The 3 recommended for refusal are ones that EDS opposed on landscape and ecological grounds. “The report […]

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