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Hardie Street, Blantyre

The earliest mention I can find of Hardie Street in Blantyre was in June 1928 referring to somebody having an accident. I believe the houses were constructed just a few years earlier around 1925. 290 more words

Blantyre Streets

Poll of polls

Colin James’ poll of poll :

The first poll taken after the Nicky Hager book launch, by DigiPoll for the New Zealand Herald from August 14 to 20, did not dent National’s polling average, which was 50.8% in the four polls up to mid-August. 235 more words

Politics

Would the real National Party please stand up

This election campaign is turning into a joke. National, through John Key and to a lesser extent Steven Joyce, appear to be telling us either not to believe emails people from their side wrote or that somehow a smear campaign involves the release of actual emails actually written by actual National Party people. 739 more words

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The Prime Minister responds again

Hello there.

I just wanted to spend some time to respond to some of the baseless accusations that have been flying around this week.

First of all, Labour need to be ashamed about the way they have behaved. 361 more words

Politicians

When unions write policy

Anyone who doubts what unions get from supporting Labour need look no further than policy  to reopen Hillside Workshop:

. . . In November 2012 about 90 Hillside Engineering Workshops employees were made redundant in the South Dunedin facility’s partial closure, after KiwiRail failed to find a buyer for it.. 383 more words

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Policy our lives depend on: Health research in election 2014

We all care about health – ours, our family’s, and even that of one or two politicians (perhaps). We also care that the 15 billion dollar annual health budget is spent on health care that works.   885 more words

Health And Medicine