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Saturday October 28th Time for some verbals!

Posted Friday 27th 6pm

Excellent afternoons racing ahead with Newbury and Doncaster on the Flat whilst National Hunt fans are well catered for at Cheltenham and Kelso. 800 more words

Flat Racing

Electorate accommodation could backfire on both parties

Is an electorate accommodation on offer in an effort to woo Winston Peters?

Many commentators think this will be his last term. That has been said    before and while each time it’s said he’s a bit older, there’s no certainty he’ll be any keener on retirement in 2020 than he has been before. 362 more words

Politics

Q & A - Jim Bolger on coalitions

Last Sunday The Great Helmsman spoke to Q & A about forming coalitions and working with one Winston Peters. It was riveting. Apart from anything else he got a few nice jabs in at his former colleagues, 36 more words

Environment isn't partisan

Former Prime Minister Jim Bolger nails it:

He said the Greens might be quietly reflecting on whether they should only link themselves to left-wing politics. 140 more words

Politics

Experience matters

Would you trust someone with a few weeks’ leadership experience to run a school, a hospital or a business?

Everyone has to learn on the job to a greater or lesser extent but someone at the kindergarten stage of leadership is far les suitable for the role of Prime Minister than someone at the post-graduate level. 172 more words

Politics

Observations on the 2017 Election campaign thus far… (toru)

Parliament’s Grassy knoll: who tried to character-assassinate Winston?

The leaking  of Winston Peter’s superannuation over-payment is well known. Also known is that Ministers Paula Bennett and Anne Tolley were… 1,857 more words

The Body Politic