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NZ and China talk Climate Change

Climate Change Minister Paula Bennett says China and New Zealand have experience and expertise to share about responding to climate change. Mrs Bennett today met with China’s top official for climate change, Mr Zhang Yong, Vice Chairman of China’s National Development and Reform Commission, at Premier House in Wellington.

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Climate Matters

Minister of Police on cannabis use

This could be seen as remarkable from the Minister of Police:

Paula Bennett telling police she went to Guns and Roses concert in Auckland and could smell the most weed she had in 30 years.

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National's Re-branding a 1/10 Fail

Bill English’s delivered  his SOTN (Planet Key Edition) on Thursday 2-2-17.  With Paula standing in moral support, Bill explained in simply down-home-country terms how we needed more police for the crime that wasn’t a problem,  and more social investment for the inequality that didn’t exist, whilst simultaneously unveiling National’s new logo / brand.   383 more words

New Zealand Politics

Who labels themselves a feminist?

Bill English ignited a bit of a furore about feminism when he responded to a question saying he didn’t quite know what the term means. Paula Bennett added to the excitement by failing to state that she was a fully committed 24/7 feminist. 1,282 more words


Coleman, McCully, Collins and Smith

Prior to the Ministerial reshuffle there was particular interest in what might happen to Murray McCully, who is retiring next year, Nick Smith, who is considered a friend of Bill English and who has struggled dealing with housing in Auckland, And Jonathan Coleman and Judith Collins who challenged English for the leadership. 402 more words


Hugging a political corpse

There’s a saying in politics that it’s unwise to hug a corpse, and it has been quoted often by Cameron Slater, but he seems to be intent on assassinating PM heir apparent Paula Bennett’s credibility to pave the way for his favoured Judith Collins. 310 more words