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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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The Daily Blog Open Mic – Saturday 24th June 2017

By   /  June 24, 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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Hamilton student to battle NZ Government in landmark climate lawsuit

By   /  June 24, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  6 Comments

A law student from Hamilton is preparing to challenge the Government in the High Court on Monday over what she says is a “failure” to properly address climate change. Sarah Thomson, 26, claims that New Zealand’s targets under the Paris Climate Agreement are “unambitious” and fail to reflect scientific consensus on climate change. The case, […]

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NZ Cuban friendship group condemns Trumps anti-Cuba policy

By   /  June 24, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  No Comments

The Auckland Cuba Friendship Society has condemned the latest rollback of the Obama presidency’s easing of relations with Cuba as a deepening of the blockade, now in place for 54 years. Every president since Kennedy in 1963 has aimed to overthrow the Cuban revolution. Obama’s shift in relations was a step forward but still had […]

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LABOUR FOLDS TO FARMING LOBBY – The Opportunities Party

By   /  June 24, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  No Comments

In electoral desperation, the Labour Party yesterday abandoned any attempt to address one of the greatest concerns facing New Zealanders, the ongoing pollution of our waterways. Andrew Little told Federated Farmers annual conference his party will abandon polluter pays by joining the Greens in offering some ill-defined form of “regulation” to deal with the country’s […]

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Green Party to run strong campaign to unseat Nick Smith in Nelson

By   /  June 24, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  1 Comment

The Green Party is today announcing that its Nelson candidate, second term local councillor Matt Lawrey, will run to win the electorate and unseat Nick Smith in September’s election. Mr Lawrey and the Green Party will run a strong two-tick campaign in Nelson, and will offer a positive, solutions-based alternative to Dr Smith and National. […]

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GUEST BLOG: Ben Peterson – Ideas arent enough

By   /  June 23, 2017  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Most Recent Blogs  /  12 Comments

In contrast to the rest of the world, NZ seems to be sleepwalking towards an election. If you want too see an ambitious, radical and progressive political voice, the options are sadly limited. For the radical left, the question is how do we turn this around? How can we build a radical political instrument to express the popular frustration with the status quo?

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Political Caption Competition

By   /  June 23, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  5 Comments

Coming soon to a 2nd hand car yard near you…

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TDB Top 5 International Stories: Friday 23rd June 2017

By   /  June 23, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  1 Comment

5: Are Russia and the US About to Go to War Over Syria?
4: Trump does not want a ‘poor person’ in cabinet role
3: Jared Kushner’s Pursuit of Middle East Peace Looks a Lot Like Total Surrender to Israel
2: U.S. Tied to Torture in Network of Secret Yemen Prisons Run by UAE
1: Brexit economy: UK faces slowdown amid living standards squeeze

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The Daily Blog Open Mic – Friday 23rd June 2017

By   /  June 23, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  2 Comments

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Bill English misleads Parliament on Police statement – Labour Party

By   /  June 23, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  No Comments

Bill English’s attempt to restore his damaged credibility over the Todd Barclay affair has backfired after his claim to have “reported” Mr Barclay’s actions to Police has proven not to be true, says Labour MP for Wellington Central Grant Robertson. “Yesterday in Parliament, Bill English claimed in response to a question from Andrew Little that […]

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All Tyred out; government announces false solution for tyre woes – Product Stewardship Council

By   /  June 23, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  1 Comment

After rejecting an industry-designed workable product stewardship scheme for end of life tyres, Environment Minister Nick Smith announced today the government would allocate $19 million taxpayer dollars into a false solution instead – most of the funding to go to Chinese-owned company, Waste Management NZ, to collect and shred scrap tyres. Smith has proposed scrap […]

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Two Reports Show Health & Poverty Gaps Widening – Closing The Gap

By   /  June 23, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  No Comments

Two reports released last week show need for real concern about widening children’s health & poverty gaps, according to the Closing the Gap organisation. The Perioperative Mortality Review Committee’s sixth report, looking at New Zealand deaths that occur within 30 days of an operation, shows people living in lower socio-economic areas had near double the […]

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