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The NZ Press Council double standards are as racist as Al Nisbet’s cartoons

By   /  May 31, 2013  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  21 Comments

So let’s just get this straight shall we? NZ Press Council says it’s okay for Cartoonists to offend Maori and Pacific Islanders, but if you as a cartoonist offends Israel, then not only will the Press Council support the sacking, they’ll even go as far as supporting censoring any letters criticizing that sacking.

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How would you explain smartphones to someone from the 1950s

By   /  May 31, 2013  /  The Daily Gallery, TheDailyBlog Reposts  /  Comments Off on How would you explain smartphones to someone from the 1950s

How would you explain smartphones to someone from the 1950s

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Does anyone remember Al Nisbet’s first racist cartoon from 2001?

By   /  May 31, 2013  /  The Daily Gallery, TheDailyBlog Reposts  /  4 Comments

Does anyone remember Al Nisbet’s first racist cartoon from 2001?

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Susan Devoy smiles and poses with racist cartoon

By   /  May 31, 2013  /  The Daily Gallery, TheDailyBlog Reposts  /  5 Comments

Susan Devoy smiles and poses with racist cartoon

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The other racist Al Nisbet cartoon

By   /  May 31, 2013  /  The Daily Gallery, TheDailyBlog Reposts  /  1 Comment

The other racist Al Nisbet cartoon

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Face TV listings Friday 31st May

By   /  May 31, 2013  /  The Daily Gallery, TheDailyBlog Reposts  /  Comments Off on Face TV listings Friday 31st May

Face TV listings Friday 31st May

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The Daily Blog Watch Thursday 30 May

By   /  May 30, 2013  /  Media Watch, TheDailyBlog Reposts  /  Comments Off on The Daily Blog Watch Thursday 30 May

The Daily Blog Watch Thursday 30 May

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Reserve Bank highlights growing risks to recovery

By   /  May 30, 2013  /  Green Party, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Reserve Bank highlights growing risks to recovery

Graeme Wheeler has made veiled references to New Zealand’s lack of a capital gains tax and the possible need for greater intervention in the currency markets to address the overvalued New Zealand dollar.

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Devoy Challenged to Ask Victims if Cartoon is Racist

By   /  May 30, 2013  /  Mana Party, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Devoy Challenged to Ask Victims if Cartoon is Racist

“The Race Relations Commissioner’s claim that today’s nasty, racist Marlborough Express cartoon was offensive but not racist is laughable” says MANA Co-Vice President John Minto.

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Devoy Challenged to Ask Victims if Cartoon is Racist

By   /  May 30, 2013  /  Mana Party, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Devoy Challenged to Ask Victims if Cartoon is Racist

Source: Mana Movement – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Devoy Challenged to Ask Victims if Cartoon is Racist Posted on May 30, 2013 by admin in Hone Harawira, Press Releases “The Race Relations Commissioner’s claim that today’s nasty, racist Marlborough Express cartoon was offensive but not racist is laughable” says MANA Co-Vice President John Minto. “MANA is […]

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Diagnostic wait times a symptom of squeeze on DHBs

By   /  May 30, 2013  /  Labour Party, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Diagnostic wait times a symptom of squeeze on DHBs

The pressure on district health boards to achieve targets is resulting in some patients waiting up to 81 days for urgent ultrasounds, while some hospitals are so stressed they are turning away routine cases, Labour’s Health spokesperson Annette King says.

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Joyce backroom deal led to sea protest ban

By   /  May 30, 2013  /  Labour Party, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Joyce backroom deal led to sea protest ban

Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Joyce backroom deal led to sea protest ban Moana Mackey  |  Thursday, May 30, 2013 – 15:34 Steven Joyce has made yet another backroom deal with big corporates – this time working with Shell to create a ban on protesting in the exclusive economic zone, says Labour’s Energy and […]

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Bennett stands back while services wiped out

By   /  May 30, 2013  /  Labour Party, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Bennett stands back while services wiped out

Countless support services will be forced to close their doors over the next few months after the Government’s refusal to reinstate funding, Labour’s Social Development spokesperson Jacinda Ardern says.

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NZ R&D failure points to Steven Joyce

By   /  May 30, 2013  /  Labour Party, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on NZ R&D failure points to Steven Joyce

Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: NZ R&D failure points to Steven Joyce David Clark  |  Thursday, May 30, 2013 – 12:10 New Zealand’s poor research and development must be addressed through tax credits to encourage innovation in our businesses, Labour’s Economic Development Spokesperson David Clark said today.   “New Zealand has fallen down the […]

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Samoan Chief, teacher and friend will be missed

By   /  May 30, 2013  /  Labour Party, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Samoan Chief, teacher and friend will be missed

Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Samoan Chief, teacher and friend will be missed Su’a William Sio  |  Thursday, May 30, 2013 – 11:49 Labour is offering its sincere condolences to the family of Samoan high chief, le afioga Tofaeono Tanuvasa Tavale, who passed away in Samoa on Wednesday. “Tanuvasa was a good friend and […]

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Sealord’s change of tuna

By   /  May 30, 2013  /  Greenpeace NZ, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Sealord’s change of tuna

Source: Greenpeace NZ – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Sealord’s change of tuna Finally, some long-awaited news: New Zealand’s biggest tuna brand, Sealord, has acknowledged that destructive fish aggregating devices are OUT and more sustainable fishing methods are IN. The company announced yesterday afternoon that it will be phasing out the use of FAD-caught tuna by early […]

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