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The Daily Blog Open Mic – Tuesday 29th November 2016

By   /  November 29, 2016  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  2 Comments

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

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By Maori, for Maori the only way forward for our kids – MANA Movement

By   /  November 29, 2016  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  2 Comments

“The current CYPF service continues to fail our kids, and the government’s proposed changes will make things even worse. The only way forward for our kids, is for Maori – for whanau, hapu, iwi, communities, organisations – to develop and lead the solutions ourselves” said MANA Leader Hone Harawira. “It’s a no-brainer.” A nationwide hui, […]

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Disabled community celebrates launch of Disability Pride Week

By   /  November 29, 2016  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Disabled community celebrates launch of Disability Pride Week

Society has a way to go before disabled people are fully recognised and respected says a prominent member of the Wellington disabled community, Wendy Wicks. Launching Disability Pride Week at Te Papa today, Ms Wicks asked those present to take moment to remember the past “And all the disabled people who had lived in the […]

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E tū calls for inquiry into ultra-fast broadband build – E tū

By   /  November 29, 2016  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  1 Comment

E tū is calling for an inquiry into the ultra-fast broadband network after more complaints of shoddy installation work. In a case dubbed “fibre to the throne”, wiring for a UFB connection has been draped over a toilet, which technicians say is potentially dangerous. E tū Industry Coordinator, Joe Gallagher says it’s the latest example […]

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GUEST BLOG: Arthur Taylor – ANOTHER CORRECTIONS F… UP THAT COULD HAVE COST LIVES

By   /  November 29, 2016  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Most Recent Blogs  /  2 Comments

This was a crazed killer, with nothing to lose loose in a public hospital, with no handcuffs.

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Heather du Plessis-Allan takes huge steaming dump on MediaWorks chest and MediaWorks dump her in return

By   /  November 29, 2016  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  14 Comments

Heather du Plessis-Allan is getting more media attention by getting dumped from Story than she ever did as a bloody journalist on the network.

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Why the world mourns Fidel Castro

By   /  November 28, 2016  /  Keith Locke, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  29 Comments

When he dismissed Fidel Castro as a “brutal dictator” Donald Trump again showed how out of touch he is. Most of the world is mourning the death of Cuba’s revolutionary leader.

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GUEST BLOG: David Macpherson – Mental Health facilities – poor care, avoided responsibility & side-stepped accountability

By   /  November 28, 2016  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Most Recent Blogs  /  2 Comments

David Macpherson is TDB’s mental health blogger. He became involved in mental health rights after the mental health system allowed his son to die. He is now a Waikato DHB Member-elect.

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Fidel Castro – A Brief Eulogy

By   /  November 28, 2016  /  Curwen Rolinson, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  7 Comments

I’m really not quite sure what to say about Fidel Castro’s death.

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Political Caption Competition

By   /  November 28, 2016  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  9 Comments

We can throw the poor children into that crack and build up the other side with solo mothers

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TDB Top 5 International Stories: Monday 28th November 2016

By   /  November 28, 2016  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  Comments Off on TDB Top 5 International Stories: Monday 28th November 2016

5: NOT GOING ANYWHERE – Standing Rock won’t budge after Army Corps. tells them to vacate federal land by Dec. 5
4: Trump blasts Clinton for joining recount effort
3: ARRESTS OF JOURNALISTS AT STANDING ROCK TEST THE BOUNDARIES OF THE FIRST AMENDMENT
2: Fidel Castro: mass rallies set for Havana and Santiago as ashes journey across Cuba
1: A Tribute to Blacklisted Lyricist Yip Harburg: The Man Who Put the Rainbow in The Wizard of Oz

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The Daily Blog Open Mic – Monday 28th November 2016

By   /  November 28, 2016  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  2 Comments

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Auckland Transport screw Santa

By   /  November 28, 2016  /  Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  5 Comments

Another total failure by Auckland Transport, the ‘Council Controlled Organisation’ that has no actual Council Control over it.

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Rugby winning is as bad as Rugby losing now in the media

By   /  November 28, 2016  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  8 Comments

I thought I couldn’t stand the endless navel gazing our Media undertakes as they perform autopisies on our national psyche with screams of ‘why we should hate ourselves’ whenever the bloody All Blacks lose.

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Fake News, Heather Du Plessis-Allan and 30 New Zealand editors letter to the Commerce Commission

By   /  November 27, 2016  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch  /  10 Comments

On the NZ Herald there was breathless news that Mike Hosking uses a vacuum cleaner to clean his studio with and that some of his colleagues played a prank on him by hiding the aforementioned vacuum cleaner.

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The Daily Blog Open Mic – Sunday 27th November 2016

By   /  November 27, 2016  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  7 Comments

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