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NO PRESTIGE IN TRYING TO HIDE POVERTY

By   /  March 31, 2014  /  Mana Party, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on NO PRESTIGE IN TRYING TO HIDE POVERTY

Source: Mana Movement – Press Release/Statement: Headline: NO PRESTIGE IN TRYING TO HIDE POVERTY “When so-called iwi leaders condemn teachers for daring to highlight the massive failings of the New Zealand education system for Maori children in case the Minister of Education might be embarrassed, then they show themselves up as a sad and pathetic […]

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Genesis price latest in litany of asset sale failures

By   /  March 31, 2014  /  Green Party, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Genesis price latest in litany of asset sale failures

Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Genesis price latest in litany of asset sale failures National’s cornerstone economic policy, asset sales, has been a complete failure, Green Party Co-leader Dr Russel Norman said today. The Government has announced that it plans to sell Genesis for $1.55 a share, or up to $736 million gross […]

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Is Cameron Slater a Journalist or a cyber bully?

By   /  March 31, 2014  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  14 Comments

Couldn’t it be argued that Slater in fact was being a cyber bully? Isn’t that the irony about this whole case?

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Greens will defend freedom of speech in court

By   /  March 31, 2014  /  Green Party, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Greens will defend freedom of speech in court

Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Greens will defend freedom of speech in court “Colin Craig’s decision to press ahead with his defamation case stunt is disappointing,” a Green Party spokesperson said. “This case is a diversion from the issues that really matter to New Zealanders. “This year’s election should be about debating the […]

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More In Store? What Will Dotcom’s Enemies Do Next?

By   /  March 31, 2014  /  Chris Trotter, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  37 Comments

Maybe I’m allowing political paranoia to cloud my judgement. Maybe I’m too prone to entertaining conspiracy theories. But I was there this morning in that little studio at Radio New Zealand’s Auckland headquarters, and I saw the grin on Matthew Hooton’s face when he hinted that Dotcom’s enemies might have more in store.

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Workplaces have a role in reducing domestic violence

By   /  March 31, 2014  /  CTU, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Workplaces have a role in reducing domestic violence

Source: CTU – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Workplaces have a role in reducing domestic violence A Bill that aims to support workplaces in the reduction of domestic violence and provide victims of domestic violence with practical support in the form of leave and expert assistance “must be supported by all political parties” says Sheryl Cadman, CTU […]

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IPCC report wake up call for a Govt that’s failing on climate

By   /  March 31, 2014  /  Green Party, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on IPCC report wake up call for a Govt that’s failing on climate

Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: IPCC report wake up call for a Govt that’s failing on climate The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s report into the likely impacts of climate change in New Zealand is a massive wakeup call, the Green Party said today. The report, out today, says New Zealand is already […]

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Government has duty to act on climate change

By   /  March 31, 2014  /  Labour Party, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Government has duty to act on climate change

Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Government has duty to act on climate change The National Government’s hands-off response to the latest IPCC report on climate change adaptation is not only unbelievable, it’s embarrassing, says Labour Climate Change spokesperson Moana Mackey. “The report clearly outlines the inevitable impacts of climate change for New Zealand. […]

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Reports show National flogging off Genesis too cheaply

By   /  March 31, 2014  /  Green Party, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Reports show National flogging off Genesis too cheaply

Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Reports show National flogging off Genesis too cheaply Five independent reports have all concluded that National is selling Genesis shares for less than they are worth, and losing the taxpayer money, Green Party Co-leader Dr Russel Norman said today. Five reports by stock analysts have concluded that the […]

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Global Warming denial is no longer a scientific issue, it’s a cultural callowness

By   /  March 31, 2014  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  43 Comments

Global warming is happening, humans are causing it and we need real solutions now despite the vested political-economic interests they challenge or else our grandchildren’s futures will be bleak.

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IPCC report released

By   /  March 31, 2014  /  Oxfam NZ, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on IPCC report released

Source: Oxfam NZ – Press Release/Statement: Headline: IPCC report released IPCC final report concludes with heightened warning of severe climate impacts on food; Oxfam says time for inaction is over — The claims and opinions made in this statement are those of the release organisation and are not necessarily endorsed by, and are not necessarily […]

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New workplace protections bill to cut huge cost of domestic violence

By   /  March 31, 2014  /  Green Party, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on New workplace protections bill to cut huge cost of domestic violence

Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: New workplace protections bill to cut huge cost of domestic violence New research released today reveals that domestic violence costs New Zealand businesses $368 million a year and demonstrates the need for workplace protections, the Green Party said. Green Party women’s spokesperson Jan Logie has today launched her […]

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Justice finally for Teina Pora?

By   /  March 31, 2014  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  3 Comments

Now we must see a system so terribly caught out by their incompetence and racism to set the record straight.

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The Greens and NZ First – the most important political relationship in new Government?

By   /  March 31, 2014  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  5 Comments

How does a resentment between two political parties rebuild? In any question involving NZ First, the answer is over scotch.

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Update on MANA Movement-Internet Party Alliance

By   /  March 31, 2014  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  2 Comments

If the Internet Party have a leader MANA can work with, I would expect serious consideration towards an Alliance will be discussed at the MANA AGM in a couple of weeks.

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The real story behind the latest opinion polls

By   /  March 31, 2014  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  5 Comments

I have repeatedly said that the 2014 election will be far closer than the mainstream media are pretending it will be and these polls prove that.

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