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Meet Steve Sacatos, Fine Artist & Cartoonist

Steve Sacatos is a painter & illustrator currently living in Mt. Albert, Auckland.  He’s lived and worked here, and in Heraklio, Crete, where he had a number of exhibitions.   1,057 more words

Visual Art

How 'electable' is Jacinda Ardern?

There have been many claims and assertions by media about how Jacinda Ardern will enhance Labour’s election chances.

Media either:

  • precipitated the retirement announcement of Annette King and the promotion of Jacinda Ardern as King’s replacement as Labour’s deputy leader…
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A Newly Crowned King Crank

I’ll try to avoid spilling too many words on electoral politics here, but there are a few things worth saying on the recent by-election in Mt Albert. 847 more words

New Zealand

"They don't have much respect for the democratic process"

Standing in an election is optional. Same for a by-election. So this claim from Green candidate Julie Anne Genter is odd, and also a tad hypocritical. 368 more words


Mt Albert- Voters say "Thanks, but no thanks"

Labour are trumpeting their win in yesterday’s Mt Albert by election as an achievement. Well it is, in that they at least had the guts to run a candidate, and their horse won. 288 more words

NZ Politics

Ardern's ambitions

Prior to and since Jacinda Ardern’s easy win in the Mt Albert by-election there have been a number of suggestions that she should replace Annette King as Labour’s deputy leader. 381 more words


Mt Albert by-election today

While there has been advance voting  over the past two weeks the official by-election is today. It has been described as one the the most low-key and boring campaigns ever. 328 more words