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GUEST BLOG: Willie Jackson – Compare Labour Intern ‘scandal’ with National’s week of lies

By   /  June 27, 2017  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Most Recent Blogs  /  No Comments

We need Politicians who aren’t afraid to admit mistakes and who move to fix those mistakes as soon as they become apparent, we don’t need politicians who tell us different stories that keep turning out to be false.

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Political Caption Competition

By   /  June 27, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  5 Comments

Except if those hard issues are secretly recorded – in that situation I shy away like a frightened lamb

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TDB Top 5 International Stories: Tuesday 27th June 2017

By   /  June 27, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs  /  No Comments

5: Study Pins Fake News Plague on Limited Attention Spans, Information Overload
4: US Supreme Court agrees to hear Trump Muslim ban case
3: New U.K. Government Held Together by Fear — of a Prime Minister Jeremy Corbyn
2: Trump travel ban: US supreme court partially lifts block on order
1: Theresa May faces backlash from Scotland and Wales over £1bn Tory-DUP deal

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The Daily Blog Open Mic – Tuesday 27th June 2017

By   /  June 27, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  2 Comments

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

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Environmental victory for coastal marine species – Forest And Bird

By   /  June 27, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  No Comments

In a significant victory for New Zealand’s coastal wildlife, the High Court has backed a landmark 2016 Environment Court finding that Regional Councils can protect their marine environment using the RMA. Forest & Bird has previously criticised the Government’s appeal as an attempt to road-block regional councils from acting to protect New Zealand’s marine environment. […]

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Sugar kills more New Zealanders than drugs – The Opportunities Party

By   /  June 27, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  No Comments

Just hours from the Fizz Symposium opening Mika Haka , Auckland Central candidate for The Opportunities Party states: “Health Minister Jonathan Coleman’s legacy will be the over proportional numbers of obese, diabetic and suicidal New Zealanders – more than this country has ever seen before.” Recently announced as Auckland Central candidate for The Opportunities Party, […]

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Five Hundred make Joint Submission on New Zealand Suicide Plan – Action Station

By   /  June 27, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  No Comments

The deadline for public submissions on the Ministry of Health’s Suicide Prevention Strategy closed today, and the People’s Mental Health Review has been gathering submissions for a joint submission. The submission invited people to call for the suicide prevention plan to take into account the concerns expressed in public by Mike King, when he stood […]

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Unanimous Cross-Party Support Reached on Students’ Welfare – Aotearoa Students’ Alliance

By   /  June 27, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  No Comments

A remit successfully passed by the National Party Conference on Saturdaymarks a full cross-party political consensus on the increase of weekly loan living costs, according to the Aotearoa Students’ Alliance. The remit read, “That the National Party support the increase of the cap of student living costs loans proposed to meet increased cost of living”. […]

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Theresa May and the Holy Grail

By   /  June 26, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  No Comments

Theresa May and the Holy Grail

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EXCLUSIVE: Intern tells what really happened inside Campaign for Change ‘slave labour Marae’

By   /  June 26, 2017  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Most Recent Blogs  /  30 Comments

I do know that this well-intentioned educational program which somehow turned into a “scandal” has been completely blown out of proportion by the media. I am writing this because the lack of sensitivity that has gone along with criticizing this program is despicable.

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Political Caption Competition

By   /  June 26, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  5 Comments

Keep the hat on boy, you’ll be getting used to seeing it soon

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TDB Top 5 International Stories: Monday 26th June 2017

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5: Hexes vs. Prayers: Christians and Witches Are Waging Spiritual War Over Trump
4: Tillerson: Some demands on Qatar very difficult to meet
3:  RALPH NADER: THE DEMOCRATS ARE UNABLE TO DEFEND THE U.S. FROM THE “MOST VICIOUS” REPUBLICAN PARTY IN HISTORY
2: Republican Healthcare Bill Gives Tax Cuts to the Rich by Gutting Safety Net for Poor & Middle Class
1: Sixty towers across England found to have unsafe cladding

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The Daily Blog Open Mic – Monday 26th June 2017

By   /  June 26, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  2 Comments

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

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Political Caption Competition

By   /  June 25, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  7 Comments

Todd Barclay under Bill English’s desk.

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The Daily Blog Open Mic – Sunday 25th June 2017

By   /  June 25, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  5 Comments

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

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Political Caption Competition

By   /  June 24, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  4 Comments

So recording someone secretly isn’t a crime ok, that’s the line we are all running with. Dismissed.

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