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Jeremy Wells to join Seven Sharp – finally a reason to watch Seven Sharp

By   /  January 31, 2018  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  13 Comments

Jeremy Wells is one of the funniest and sharpest broadcasters we have and if he is allowed to do what he does best, Seven Sharp will become unmissable.

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So how easy would it be for Kim Dotcom to successfully sue the NZ Government for $6.8billion? Horrifically easy!

By   /  January 31, 2018  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  12 Comments

Let’s see how many sleepy hobbits are laughing if Kim Dotcom wins at the Supreme Court.

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Malcolm Evans – Cheering from the inside

By   /  January 31, 2018  /  Malcolm Evans, Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  Comments Off on Malcolm Evans – Cheering from the inside

Malcolm Evans – Cheering from the inside

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Child Poverty Measures Bill must provide a commitment to eradicate poverty

By   /  January 31, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Child Poverty Measures Bill must provide a commitment to eradicate poverty

Auckland Action Against Poverty is calling on the Labour led Government to address the causes of child poverty by taking meaningful action to massively increase the income of adults in poverty. “While the commitment by Labour to make this Government and future Governments accountable for tracking child poverty reduction progress through the Child Poverty Measures […]

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Pass both bills: Medical cannabis campaigners to MPs

By   /  January 31, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  1 Comment

Cannabis law reform campaigners congratulate the government on the progress of it’s medicinal cannabis Bill in Parliament tonight. “One down, one to go!” said Chris Fowlie, spokesperson for NORML New Zealand Inc., as Parliament tonight passed the Government’s Misuse of Drugs (Medicinal Cannabis) Amendment Bill. “This is a first for New Zealand. It represents a […]

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Inside the moves against Bill English

By   /  January 31, 2018  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  40 Comments

The rumour mill has been running hot all month about the moves against Bill English, it’s finally spilled out to Barry Soper so it’s as close to official as it’s going to get.

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New poverty measures will provide a broader picture – CPAG

By   /  January 31, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on New poverty measures will provide a broader picture – CPAG

Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) commends the Government for its new Child Poverty Reduction Bill. In particular, its comprehensive multi-tiered poverty lines will provide a broader picture of the depth of child poverty than any single measure could. Six supplementary measures will accompany the four primary measures of child poverty. CPAG especially welcomes the 40% […]

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