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Winston Keeps His Pledge To The Small Businesses Of Small-Town New Zealand

By   /  November 29, 2018  /  Chris Trotter, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  25 Comments

WHO WOULD HAVE THOUGHT that the most accomplished class warrior to emerge from the struggle to improve New Zealand’s labour laws would be Winston Peters? No one else with a dog in this fight saw the class issues at stake as clearly as Winston Peters and NZ First. Not the employers; not the unions; and certainly not the Labour, National or Green parties

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GUEST BLOG: Dave Brownz – How to fight both US and China domination of Aotearoa

By   /  November 29, 2018  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Most Recent Blogs  /  3 Comments

It’s good to see Chris Trotter recognising that NZ has always been a colony of UK and is now a colony of both the US and China. That is the economic reality that should guide our discussions. As a start that means that we see China and US as imperialist rivals for control of the NZ economy. 

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My position on Trans Rights

By   /  November 29, 2018  /  Mike Treen, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  9 Comments

There have been some questions raised about my support for Trans rights in New Zealand that I would like to clarify.

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The Liberal Agenda – PROTECT OUR WATER RALLY

By   /  November 29, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  Comments Off on The Liberal Agenda – PROTECT OUR WATER RALLY

WHAT: Water Protest

WHERE: Cathedral Square, Christchurch

WHEN: Saturday at 12 PM – 2 PM

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The New Zealand Public Television Trust – Great News!

By   /  November 29, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  1 Comment

Great News! 1. NZPTV has been accepted by NZ On Air as a commissioning platform. While we still have to meet our own operating costs through donations it does mean that producers can now submit their proposals to us for possible funding. 2. We’ve taken the sign in page off. So now, when you visit […]

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How Can Businesses Effectively Engage With Their Customers?

By   /  November 29, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs  /  Comments Off on How Can Businesses Effectively Engage With Their Customers?

As a business owner, one of the most important metrics that show how successful your company is (or isn’t) is customer engagement. Customer engagement is defined as the relationship that you have with your customers, so a high level of engagement would be customers who see you as their first choice in the industry whereas […]

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BREAKING: GCSB no to Huawei is the first shot in NZ vs China confrontation

By   /  November 28, 2018  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  72 Comments

At the point of this mounting friction and questioning of our independence, the NZ intelligence agencies have made a solid step towards ensuring only America and their NZ franchise holders get to do mass surveillance in the Land of the Wrong White Cloud.

This is a first shot in friction points between NZ & China, this is a clear push back by NZ in terms of cyber sovereignty. Sure that push back is hypocrisy of the highest because we handed that level of control over to the NSA  without blinking, but push back it is.

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Malcolm Evans – single use plastics

By   /  November 28, 2018  /  Malcolm Evans, Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  Comments Off on Malcolm Evans – single use plastics

Malcolm Evans – single use plastics

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Political Caption Competition

By   /  November 28, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  3 Comments

National Party PR team lose some of their shine since entering opposition. 

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ACTION STATION UPDATE: Has woke Twitter & the Greens called for the crucifixion of Rachel Stewart yet?

By   /  November 28, 2018  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  24 Comments

A very interesting column from Rachel Stewart in relation to the anger the trans argument manages to spark off.

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Toothless Union law highlights how genuinely power vacant new Government is

By   /  November 28, 2018  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  11 Comments

The incredibly toothless Union laws that were always tepid and mild, have been defeated from being anything radical or even useful…

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The Daily Blog Open Mic – Wednesday 28th November 2018

By   /  November 28, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  Comments Off on The Daily Blog Open Mic – Wednesday 28th November 2018

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

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Let’s just examine the madness we all need to accept as New Zealanders to believe Simon Bridges

By   /  November 27, 2018  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  15 Comments

How utterly immoral, to push social policy that is pointlessly counterproductive just so he can scratch his social conservative itch with the voters.

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E tū members at Sistema have walked off the job for the third time, effective from 7am.

By   /  November 27, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on E tū members at Sistema have walked off the job for the third time, effective from 7am.

Workers earlier took strike action last Tuesday night, and again on Thursday in support of better pay and conditions. Sistema workers earn just above the minimum wage and most are required to work 60 hours a week. There is no overtime pay. Members are picketing outside the plant this morning and are available for media […]

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Senior doctors welcome recognition and pay rise for hospital service workers – Association of Salaried Medical Specialists

By   /  November 27, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Senior doctors welcome recognition and pay rise for hospital service workers – Association of Salaried Medical Specialists

The union for senior doctors and dentists is welcoming news of a significant pay rise for thousands of hospital service workers. “These employees contribute to the smooth running of our hospitals, ensuring they are clean, safe places for patients,” says Ian Powell, Executive Director of the Association of Salaried Medical Specialists (ASMS). “Our public hospitals […]

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Keep Our Assets Request To Speak At This Week’s Canterbury Earthquakes Symposium Refused

By   /  November 27, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  1 Comment

Keep Our Assets Canterbury (KOA) is disappointed  – but not surprised – that our request to speak at the November 29-30 Canterbury Earthquakes Symposium has been refused.   The Symposium’s title is “Sharing The Lessons From The Canterbury Experiences”. KOA has both experiences and lessons to share,  acquired in our years of successfully campaigning to stop the Christchurch City […]

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