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Rail workers celebrate decision to keep electric trains running – RMTU

By   /  October 31, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  3 Comments

The Rail & Maritime Transport Union welcomes the decision to keep KiwiRail’s electric locomotives running on the North Island Main Trunk. The government has honoured its campaign pledge, committing an extra $35 million to refurbish the 15 electric engines currently in operation between Hamilton and Palmerston North. “We’re thrilled to see the Labour-led government protecting […]

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Wellington Bus Strike stopped for mediation – Tramways Union

By   /  October 31, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Wellington Bus Strike stopped for mediation – Tramways Union

Bus drivers at Tranzit’s Wellington operations returned to work today from two am as a sign of good faith ahead of mediation tomorrow.   Wellington Tramways Union Secretary Kevin O’Sullivan says the strike, which resulted in around half of Tranzit’s Transurban drivers withdrawing their labour, should never have happened. “Right from the start of this […]

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Malcolm Evans – Farmers are trying

By   /  October 31, 2018  /  Malcolm Evans, Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  3 Comments

Malcolm Evans – Farmers are trying

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Political Caption Competition

By   /  October 31, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  4 Comments

President of the United States, Donald Trump, implementing voodoo rituals at the White House to retain human shape changing abilities from exposing his reptilian  features.

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The Daily Blog Open Mic – Wednesday 31st October 2018

By   /  October 31, 2018  /  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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SPECIAL INVESTIGATION: A possible solution to Party campaign funding rorts

By   /  October 31, 2018  /  Frank Macskasy, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  19 Comments

If Jami Lee Ross has achieved anything, it is casting the full glare of public scrutiny over Party donations. His methods may have been unorthodox – but he’s got our attention. We can no longer feign lack of awareness of this dark shadow over our democracy.

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Electric Trains saved after all – Environmental Defence Society

By   /  October 30, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  1 Comment

EDS has welcomed the announcement by State-owned Enterprises Minister Rt Hon Winston Peters, Hon Phil Twyford and Hon James Shaw that Government intends to reverse the earlier decision by Kiwirail to abandon electric trains on the North Island Main Trunk Line in favour of diesel locomotives. “The Kiwirail decision to replace electric with diesel was […]

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