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This weeks Waatea news column – A Prime Minister’s abuse of personal space

By   /  April 29, 2015  /  Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  Comments Off on This weeks Waatea news column – A Prime Minister’s abuse of personal space

This weeks Waatea news column – A Prime Minister’s abuse of personal space

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Malcolm Evans – double standards

By   /  April 29, 2015  /  Malcolm Evans, Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  2 Comments

Malcolm Evans – double standards

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The Daily Blog Open Mic Wednesday 29th April 2015

By   /  April 29, 2015  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  3 Comments

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

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Unite Union take up Amanda Bailey’s case

By   /  April 29, 2015  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Most Recent Blogs  /  10 Comments

Unite Union has agreed to represent Amanda Bailey, the waitress at the centre of the repeated harassment involving the Prime Minister.

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Gallipoli myths dishonour the dead

By   /  April 28, 2015  /  Keith Locke, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  15 Comments

The war had nothing to do with upholding our “values”. A central value – to give everyone a fair go – was undermined by the war. Racism reared its ugly head. New Zealanders of German origin were insulted, sacked and sometimes interned.

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Why can’t we have satire like this in NZ?

By   /  April 28, 2015  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  21 Comments

Without an understanding of politics, we get limp satire that has no teeth. It’s a pity we have to constantly look offshore for it.

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Baltimore – then and now

By   /  April 28, 2015  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery, TheDailyBlog Reposts  /  3 Comments

Baltimore – then and now

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MAY DAY AAAP BENEFIT SHOW

By   /  April 28, 2015  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  Comments Off on MAY DAY AAAP BENEFIT SHOW

AAAP fights for the rights of beneficiaries, the unemployed and low wage workers, and we’re looking forward to celebrating May Day – International Workers Day – with you and these amazing acts.

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The top 5 ironies of Key visiting Saudi Arabia

By   /  April 28, 2015  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  32 Comments

There are so many ironies in Key visiting Saudi Arabia.

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A Great White Shark

By   /  April 28, 2015  /  Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda, Simon Prast  /  47 Comments

The undisputed facts describe behaviour that was unwelcome, offensive, repeated and detrimental. He touched her at work, repeatedly and against her will, embarrassing his wife who had to ask him to “Leave the poor girl alone”.

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Reflection on NZ Politics – a lesson from Trinity Roots

By   /  April 28, 2015  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  24 Comments

We are not so jaded that we can’t recognise the truth when we read it.

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Is Parihaka Peace Day an antidote to ANZAC Day militarism?

By   /  April 28, 2015  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  11 Comments

Our desire for peace and egalitarianism is a cultural history we deserve to recognise and making 5th November a public holiday as Parihaka Day would generate discussion for peacefully living together and sharing the fruits of society.

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The Daily Blog Open Mic Tuesday 28th April 2015

By   /  April 28, 2015  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  3 Comments

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

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The fight for Campbell Live is a fight for the value of our democracy

By   /  April 27, 2015  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  7 Comments

If the political reasons to kill Campbell Live off are allowed to remove one of the most critical voices of the Government on TV, our Democracy will suffer.

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ROSE MATAFEO Finally Dead – 5 stars

By   /  April 27, 2015  /  Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  1 Comment

Guest appearances by Guy Williams brother is very funny and the advertising product placement for ‘Demon Jizz’ was pleasantly offensive.

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Comedy Festival 2015 – 5 Star Comedy Preview Review

By   /  April 27, 2015  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  Comments Off on Comedy Festival 2015 – 5 Star Comedy Preview Review

If you have to go to one preview gig, it’s always the 5 Star Comedy Preview. The acts are sharp, they keep the show to a reasonable 90minutes and you get to see the best of the overseas gigs all in one hit.

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