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Gareth Morgan asks: Help Us Move Forward. Simon Lusk responds — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

Dear Gareth Thanks for your email asking for feedback about the TOP campaign. You may not be aware but I offered to peer review your campaign, and given I have a post graduate qualification in campaigning and nearly two decades of campaign experience you may have thought a peer review from a practitioner would help…

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Observations on the 2017 Election campaign… (Waru)

The people have spoke;  votes cast; and now the post-election negotiations begin in earnest…

… once Special Votes are counted and announced on 7 October. 2,490 more words

The Body Politic

Not voting for TOP shows a “lack of compassion” — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

TOP creator and funder Gareth Morgan has some harsh words for everyone who didn’t vote for his party this election. His e-mail to me reminded me of Wrongly Wrongson who is so fond of disparaging New Zealand voters as “Sheeple.” But from my perspective as a New Zealander concerned that a tax-privileged elite is abusing…

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With attitudes towards voters like this it is no wonder Gareth Morgan bombed — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

Gareth Morgan takes one in a clacker and now joins Colin Craig and Kim Dotcom as wealthy losers. The Opportunities Party leader Gareth Morgan says New Zealanders’ self-interest is screwing over younger people and the poor as he tips a National landslide early on election night.

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Evidence against TOP

The Opportunities Party have promoted their policies as evidence based. From About on their website: TOP takes a long term, evidence based view.

However now we are down to the business end of the campaign evidence seems to have flown out the TOP window. 903 more words


Maybe TVNZ has a no dickheads policy? — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

Gareth Morgan exclaims: The Opportunities Party has filed papers in the High Court in Auckland challenging TVNZ’s decision to exclude it from pre-election debates. The Opportunities Party (TOP) is seeking a judicial review of the broadcaster’s decision not to include it in Friday’s minor party leaders debate on TVNZ1 and a young voters debate next…

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TOP lose legal bid to debate

The Opportunities Party went to court to try to get included in tonight’s minor party leaders debate and lost. This isn’t surprising, it’s hard for a court to force a media organisation, but it’s very disappointing to see our state owned television broadcaster using ‘rules’ to be undemocratic. 593 more words