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On 'The Nation' - Anne Tolley Revealed

On past occassion, I have been critical of ‘The Nation‘ for not making greater use of facts and data when confronting National ministers. 2,253 more words

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Loopy rules: another National Party circus act

The National Party sure love their theatrical productions.

Back in the days of Don Brash as the leader they announced with much fanfare that Wayne Mapp was to take up the mantle of… 640 more words


Top 10 fixes for loopy rules

The Rules Reduction Task Force, co-chaired by Jacqui Dean MP and Michael Barnett has released its report.

In their introduction they say:

New Zealanders are fed up wasting time and money trying to work with loopy rules. 2,117 more words


Four Ways to Madness, Kiwi-style – a day in our media

September 15 – A day in our history when four items of news were reported in our media, and few people seemed aware of  the new depths of craziness that our country has sunk to. 3,125 more words

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National's blatant lies on Housing NZ dividends - The truth uncovered!

Recent statements by Minister for Social Housing, Paula Bennett,  Minister Responsible for Housing New Zealand, Bill English,  Building and Housing Minister, Nick Smith, and Prime Minister John Key, have been shown to be deceptively misleading – and in many instances, outright lies. 2,191 more words

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Ministers say no to Lochinver sale

Ministers have declined an application by a foreign company to buy Lochinver Station:

An overseas company’s application to purchase Lochinver Station has been declined because the benefits to New Zealand are not substantial and identifiable, Ministers Paula Bennett and Louise Upston say. 306 more words


Bennett's ginormous lie

Paula Bennett has turned down the opportunity to back up her words that she wouldn’t force communities to amalgamate.

A Bill was in front of Parliament this week that would return legislation to how it used to be, when a majority of people in each affected council area would need to agree to amalgamation. 120 more words