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Craig's press secretary leaves in tears

Conservative leader Colin Craig has just lost his press secretary of two years:

Rachel MacGregor has told Newstalk ZB she’s left the party as of this morning. 170 more words


How the MSM fails us on democracy

Democracy means more than one man, one vote. It requires an informed and engaged citizenry. The media’s role is not just to report authoritative talking heads. 938 more words

New Zealand Politics

Colin Craig: The Christian With No Compassion

The New Zealand General Election is upon us this week and as we all know, inequality has been a much talked about topic. When we raise issues such as child poverty it is really amazing to see the difference between those who care about the welfare of our most vulnerable, and those who seem truly unable (or unwilling) to look past their own life experiences and see the world through a different point of view. 729 more words

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If only political parties didn't have candidates...

Politics can attract some mightily strange individuals.

Every party has a collection of members with bizarre pet policies, who believe that if they just hang around long enough, they’ll get a good enough list position to float on in to Parliament and unleash their agenda upon an unsuspecting populace. 848 more words


Can the Conservatives make 5%?

Back when John Key confirmed there would be no East Coast Bays deal for Colin Craig, I happily wrote off the Conservative Party. With no hope of winning an electorate seat, they had no choice but to make 5% of the vote, which was one hell of a long shot. 439 more words


Key dominates leaders' index

The first of  iSentia’s weekly Leaders’ Indexes shows that Prime Minister John Key dominated the news in the mainstream and social media.

This shows how much coverage each party leader gets, it doesn’t differentiate between good and bad coverage. 76 more words


Peters scared of Craig

The Queenstown ASB debate between the finance spokespeople for five parties attracted a sell-out crowd last night.

The photo shows, chair Duncan Garner, Finance Minister Bill English for National, Conservative leader Colin Craig, Labour’s David Parker, Act’s Jamie Whyte and Green Russel Norman. 377 more words