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Now is not the time for cowardice on Cannabis reform – why decriminalisation isn’t enough

By   /  March 31, 2016  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  16 Comments

Decriminalisation is merely begrudging acknowledgement from those authorities in society who have benefited from prohibition that their immoral, racist and destructive war on drugs has been an utter failure.

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God Save The Royal Republic!

By   /  March 31, 2016  /  Chris Trotter, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  18 Comments

IS MITCH HARRIS RIGHT? Is New Zealand, for all intents and purposes, already a republic? Are all the monarchical appurtenances of our unwritten constitution nothing more than an entertaining illusion, as the veteran broadcaster insists? Full of pomp and ceremony, certainly. But in a nation where the people, as embodied by Parliament, are indisputably sovereign, […]

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How Not To Be An Asshole Ep 45 – He’s Got Active Wear On, He Could Be Anywhere FT. Mzwetwo

By   /  March 31, 2016  /  Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  Comments Off on How Not To Be An Asshole Ep 45 – He’s Got Active Wear On, He Could Be Anywhere FT. Mzwetwo

This weeks podcast is with musician and all round genius Mzwetwo. We talk about ambition, passion and what Lui Tui has done with Todd’s car. Todd talks about folloeing Dan’s lead and getting into the Uber market and Dan and Lui learn the meaning of the word forlorn.

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Malcolm Evans – biggest threat

By   /  March 31, 2016  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  3 Comments

Malcolm Evans – biggest threat

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CPAG Fix Working for Families Campaign launch

By   /  March 31, 2016  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  2 Comments

To coincide with the overdue increase in benefit rates and the base rate of the Working for Families In-Work Tax Credit, Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) is launching a campaign today to raise public and political awareness of the fundamental inadequacies of the Working for Families tax credit scheme. Working for Families does not work […]

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Political Caption Competition

By   /  March 31, 2016  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  11 Comments

Political Caption Competition

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Daily Moment

By   /  March 31, 2016  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  Comments Off on Daily Moment

Daily Moment

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The Daily Blog Open Mic – Thursday 31st March 2016

By   /  March 31, 2016  /  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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Waatea 5th Estate – the Pacific and Climate Change

By   /  March 31, 2016  /  Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  2 Comments

Joining us tonight to discuss the impact of climate change in the Pacific…

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Key fails to mastermind an illusionary legacy

By   /  March 30, 2016  /  Donna Miles, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  14 Comments

As any advertising agency would tell you, the purpose of a brand is to sell an experience and create an illusion.

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Union welcomes Bunnings back down on in-store defibrillators – First Union

By   /  March 30, 2016  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Union welcomes Bunnings back down on in-store defibrillators – First Union

The union representing Bunnings workers is welcoming the company’s decision to install defibrillators in five stores, including in stores where staff-owned defibrillators were removed.   “Workers in Dunedin, Nelson and Gisborne were heartbroken when the company removed their staff-owned defibrillators,” said FIRST Union Retail and Finance Secretary Maxine Gay.   “Having a defibrillator on hand […]

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Auckland bus company using ratepayers’ money to breach employment law – union

By   /  March 30, 2016  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Auckland bus company using ratepayers’ money to breach employment law – union

  The long running dispute between Auckland bus drivers and their employer is heading to the courts as FIRST Union, the union representing drivers at Howick and Eastern Buses, files two cases in the Employment Relations Authority against the East Auckland bus company for “serious and sustained” breaches of the Employment Relations Act.   The […]

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Youth Employment, Training and Education – NZ First Private Members’ Bill Series Part 3

By   /  March 30, 2016  /  Curwen Rolinson, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  8 Comments

Darroch’s bill will create an alternative pathway – using the transformative power of the state to establish an alternative for these young people, which will be available for them before that time-critical point of arguable no return in their late teens.

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Political Caption Competition

By   /  March 30, 2016  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  29 Comments

Political Caption Competition

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Daily Moment

By   /  March 30, 2016  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  Comments Off on Daily Moment

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Helen Clark to Launch Religious Diversity Centre

By   /  March 30, 2016  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  1 Comment

The Rt Hon Helen Clark will launch The Religious Diversity Centre in Aotearoa New Zealand at noon this Wednesday, 30 March 2016, in the Grand Hall of the New Zealand Parliament. The Religious Diversity Centre will be a national centre of educational and research excellence fostering an appreciation for and understanding of religious diversity among […]

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