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SPECIAL PUBLIC MEETING FOR PUBLIC TRANSPORT

By   /  August 31, 2016  /  Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  8 Comments

Urgent Public meeting on Public Transport… Speakers include: • Auckland City Councillor and AT Director Mike Lee, a long time advocate for rail in Auckland • Graham Matthews, General Manager Airport Development & Delivery at Auckland Airport • Jim Jackson, The Onehunga Enhancement Society • Graeme Easte from CBT • Stuart Johnstone – Rail and […]

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On The ‘New Zealand People’s Party’ – Misconceptions And Projections

By   /  August 31, 2016  /  Curwen Rolinson, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  9 Comments

Earlier this week a number of media outlets started running stories about something called the “New Zealand People’s Party” – a new electoral vehicle apparently set up by members of the Indian and Chinese communities in a bid to ensure better representation for those communities’ interests in our politics.

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Has Environment Minister Nick Smith finally gone mad?

By   /  August 31, 2016  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  46 Comments

The latest joke statement from the Government is from Nick Smith who is desperately trying to find something to blame other than farming for water pollution.

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Rally for Palestine

By   /  August 31, 2016  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  13 Comments

Add your presence and make a difference at the only regular public expression of  support for Palestine in Auckland!

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Park Up For Homes final protest in Palmy #ParkUpForHomes

By   /  August 31, 2016  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Park Up For Homes final protest in Palmy #ParkUpForHomes

The #ParkUpForHomes movement has seen over 2000 people rally together in locations across New Zealand, standing for the rights of all Kiwis to have a safe, warm home to live in. This Friday, Park Up For Homes will hold its final protest event in Palmerston North, but organisers say: “This is not the end.” Success […]

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Burka and Burkini bans: counterproductive in essence and effect

By   /  August 31, 2016  /  Donna Miles, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  18 Comments

If countries with Muslim minorities are serious about achieving a cohesive society, then they should look at the discrimination against their Muslim population.

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Political Caption Competition

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

“Calm down Paddy, it’s called MMP”

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The Daily Blog Open Mic – Wednesday 31st August 2016

By   /  August 31, 2016  /  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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CPAG says, “We can do much better for our children”

By   /  August 31, 2016  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on CPAG says, “We can do much better for our children”

Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) will this Friday, 2 September, table a discussion of the biggest issue facing low-income families in New Zealand today – the Government’s “social investment approach” to welfare reform. CPAG’s concern is that the approach fails to support families into better outcomes in the present, nor will improve them in the […]

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NZ-Israel film agreement promotes terrorism, says human rights campaigner

By   /  August 31, 2016  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  4 Comments

A growing number of human rights campaigners are horrified by a recent film co-production agreement between New Zealand and Israel. The ‘Agreement on Film Co-Production Between the government of New Zealand and the Government of the State of Israel’ was signed in March 2016, but has yet to take effect. Palestine human rights campaigner Sian […]

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Waatea 5th Estate – who is to blame for housing crisis – Helen or John?

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

Join us to discuss who is to blame for the Housing Crisis….

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NEW LEFT THINK TANK ESRA LAUNCHES FRIDAY: WELLINGTON

By   /  August 30, 2016  /  Most Recent Blogs, Sue Bradford, The Liberal Agenda  /  3 Comments

New left think tank Economic and Social Research Aotearoa (ESRA) will be launched this Friday 2 September at Victoria University, Wellington.

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Mt Roskill by-election co-operation & Labour Auckland HQ – 2017 campaign has begun

By   /  August 30, 2016  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  31 Comments

News that Labour will open a new Auckland HQ to be headed by some of Labour’s best strategists shows how serious Labour are going to be to win Auckland.

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Ms. Interpreted presents: ‘Point of Hue’

By   /  August 30, 2016  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  Comments Off on Ms. Interpreted presents: ‘Point of Hue’

In partnership with Lot23, Ms. Interpreted presents: ‘Point of Hue’ – Photography Exhibition
‘Point of Hue’ is the first of what we hope to be many, all-women artists exhibition under the curatorial umbrella Ms. Interpreted.

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Medical marijuana would be sold alongside the Marjoram

By   /  August 30, 2016  /  Chris Fowlie, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  14 Comments

A new poll conducted for cannabis campaigners shows New Zealanders want the law changed now. What may be surprising to some is that most people want herbal cannabis sold at health food stores for therapeutic purposes. 

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What’s Behind National’s Sudden Police Priority? Winston!

By   /  August 30, 2016  /  Curwen Rolinson, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  11 Comments

Accept no imitations. The only time National’s generally serious about bolstering the number of ‘boys in blue’ is when they’re out electioneering to increase their Caucus.

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