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GUEST BLOG: Suzie Dawson – Thompson & Clark

By   /  December 19, 2018  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Most Recent Blogs  /  No Comments

For 6 years I have been publicly naming Thompson & Clark Investigations Limited for having been involved in the political targeting of me for my activism and journalism.

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GUEST BLOG: Ross Meurant – The real story behind the Crewe Murders

By   /  December 19, 2018  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Most Recent Blogs  /  5 Comments

I looked at the stuff recently produced about Cold Cases and by among others, two for whom I have respect as journalists:  Carol Hirschfeld and Paula Penfeld. But when it got to the Crewe homicide, I tossed the article aside.

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The Daily Blog Open Mic – Wednesday 19th December 2018

By   /  December 19, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  1 Comment

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

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GUEST BLOG: Bryan Bruce – Voting Blind in Britain and New Zealand

By   /  December 19, 2018  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Most Recent Blogs  /  1 Comment

Almost 2 years ago the people of Britain were given what seemed a simple choice. Did they want to stay in the EU or leave? They voted (narrowly) to leave.

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Census 2018 – Heads should roll, incompetence reigns – Maori Council

By   /  December 18, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  2 Comments

The New Zealand Maori Council has poured scorn on Statistics New Zealand for what is turning out to be an embarrassing waste of resources, money and planning when it comes to the 2018 Census. “The New Zealand Census is one of the most important things any Government can do when it comes to understanding what […]

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COP24 ends without firm promises to raise climate action – Greenpeace

By   /  December 18, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  1 Comment

Just two months after the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) warned we have 12 years left to save the world, COP24 ended with no clear promise of enhanced climate action. COP24 led to an approved Paris Agreement rulebook, but no clear collective commitment to enhance climate action targets. Greenpeace International Executive Director, Jennifer […]

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Māori Climate Commissioner denounces UN climate talk appeasement in Poland

By   /  December 18, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  9 Comments

Māori Climate Commissioner, Donna Awatere Huata, has denounced the UN Climate talks in Poland as morally despicable and a wasted opportunity to the challenge of climate change. 

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Giant chicken to hand-in 30,000 signatures to Waikato District Council – Direct Animal Action

By   /  December 18, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  No Comments

Today and tomorrow, a hearing is taking place at Waikato District Council to decide if New Zealand’s largest egg producer, Mainland Poultry, can build a controversial mega egg factory farm in Orini, Waikato. Independent Commissioners will hear the applicant’s case, submitters response and Council recommendation at the two day hearing. Local residents and animal advocates […]

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Health Minister to meet Nicky Stevens family to discuss damning Coroner’s rulings

By   /  December 18, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  No Comments

The family of 21-year-old Nicky Stevens who died while in the care of the Waikato DHB in 2015 say they are pleased that Minister of Health David Clark has agreed to meet with them, following the release of the Coroners findings earlier this month. Nicky’s father, Dave Macpherson said: “It’s not the first time we […]

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Darker side emerging of exploitation of migrant workers in NZ – First Union

By   /  December 18, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  No Comments

In reference to the New Zealand resident who allegedly brought Samoan nationals to do illegal work for him in the horticultural industry on a regular basis for decades.   FIRST Union’s Pasefika Fono spokesperson Mark Muller says he’s saddened there has been a second human trafficking offence in New Zealand. “It shows how much workers […]

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More fuel tank drivers on strike over overtime allowances – First Union

By   /  December 18, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  No Comments

While around 180 Pacific Fuel Haul tanker truck drivers have settled their collective, tanker truck drivers at SouthFuels who deliver fuel and lubricants to the primary industries in that region are now on strike over what are standard clauses in their industry.   Members have been on strike since Sunday (1am, 16th December) over what […]

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Seymour is grasping at straws to try salvage his Death Bill – Euthanasia Free NZ

By   /  December 18, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  1 Comment

Last night David Seymour published a 73-page Sponsor’s Report which includes several pages of amendments to his proposed End of Life Choice Bill, only three weeks after allegedly claiming that his Bill was “perfect”. Before writing this report, he read only 226 of the over 36,000 submissions to the Justice Committee, despite a preliminary analysis […]

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Political Caption Competition

By   /  December 18, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  1 Comment

Beta & Alpha 

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The Daily Blog Open Mic – Tuesday 18th December 2018

By   /  December 18, 2018  /  Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  No Comments

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

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GUEST BLOG: Arthur Taylor – Corrections attack on free speech

By   /  December 18, 2018  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Most Recent Blogs  /  No Comments

Note they wanted the whole page removed ; not just 1 post.

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GUEST BLOG: Bryan Bruce – Corporate Welfare

By   /  December 18, 2018  /  Guest Blogs + Sponsored Posts, Most Recent Blogs  /  6 Comments

The central idea of free market capitalism is that governments should not interfere in the marketplace – that businesses should succeed or fail on their own merits . But what actually happens with big companies and financial institutions is that in good times shareholders gleefully pocket the profits, while in bad times governments bail them […]

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