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Parliamentary engagement 'critical' to TSI's work

As Parliament Week is upon us you may be wondering what parliamentary engagement is all about and why it’s so important that TSI engages with the latest legislation working its way through parliament. 588 more words

Trading Standards

[LEAKED] Deal Made for Mahuta as Deputy & Cunliffe as Finance Spokesman

Information has been leaked to Slightly Left of Centre that the newly appointed Labour Party Leader is planning to push to have Nanaia Mahuta named as his Deputy Leader, and David Cunliffe as his finance spokesman. 90 more words

NZ Politics

You Really Did Hear It Here First: Andrew Little Wins

As reported here on SLC yesterday, Andrew Little has been confirmed as Labours new leader. I don’t want to say I told you all…but, well, I did, didn’t I? 64 more words

Centre

Is Psychological Abuse Wrong?

The reason I ask is that I would be shocked and appalled if a public figure of significance was to be outed as having committed such a crime sometime in the near future. 68 more words

NZ Politics

Forget the man-ban, it's time for a cat-ban

There seems to be a fair bit of talk recently about how Labour Leadership contender Grant Robertson is gay.

Trouble for Robertson is, most of the talk is coming from his allies. 236 more words

NZ Politics

Beehive an Easy Terrorist Target

As I sit in the car waiting for my partner to finish work, I can see the New Zealand Flag waving proudly on top of the Beehive in the stiff Wellington breeze. 185 more words

NZ Politics

Attacking the Attackers

This article from Politico.com made me think about the political influence of bloggers in New Zealand and the electoral value in attacking them.

http://www.politico.com/story/2014/11/koch-brothers-democrats-2014-campaigns-112670.html?cmpid=sf

Bloggers will, from time to time, come across information that brings about the downfall of a political figure. 668 more words

NZ Politics