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The Mendacities of Ms Amy Adams – 2,000 more state houses?!

By   /  May 23, 2018  /  Frank Macskasy, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  9 Comments

Soon after criticising the Coalition for “hiding debt in SOEs” – a capital offense that National was guilty of in 2009, and which contributed to  bankrupting Solid Energy by 2015 – National Party’s finance spokesperson, Amy Adams, was at it again.

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The Mendacities of Mr English – No, I wasn’t told – Yes, I was told

By   /  February 4, 2018  /  Frank Macskasy, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  23 Comments

On 2 November last year – and still smarting from a colossal rebuff from NZ First – Bill English was unabashedly vindictive at losing out on coalition talks to form a fourth National-led administration;

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New Zealand Housing Summit

By   /  February 16, 2016  /  John Minto, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  25 Comments

The government assault on state housing, state house tenants and Housing New Zealand is one of the most shameful episodes in the history of this country.

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State houses – “wrong place, wrong size”?

By   /  November 1, 2015  /  Frank Macskasy, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  22 Comments

Information released under the Official Information Act (OIA) suggests that National’s oft-repeated claim that around “one third” ( or 22,000) of state houses are in the “wrong place and wrong size” is not supported by Housing NZ’s own figures.

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The Mendacities of Mr Key # 12: No More Asset Sales (Kind of)

By   /  May 10, 2015  /  Frank Macskasy, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  12 Comments

On 25 February 2014, Dear Leader John Key announced to the nation that his government’s asset sales programme was over;

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