In a town like Wellington that’s full of public servants, the fact that the public service is facing its biggest shake-up in 30 years sounds like a very big deal.
An extraordinary level of profit-taking still being extracted by the Australian Banking Gang from ordinary New Zealanders.
There is ample reason to conclude that the buy-back and amnesty scheme announced this morning will indeed save lives in New Zealand.
David Hisco’s nine years as CEO of ANZ (while his expense claims went by unbothered by board oversight) has been a weird echo of the nine years of social neglect by the previous National government.
Farm debt in New Zealand has exploded by 270% in the last 20 years, to around $63 billion.
If you’re willing to believe Defence Minister Ron Mark, our defence forces will be operating in future like a high-tech version of Oxfam…
One fascinating aspect of this withdrawal decision is that it is not a case of victory over ISIS having being declared and everyone else going home at the same time, too.
The scenario of Treasury being victimised by demon hackers was still being allowed to be peddled in public, even after Treasury was told no such hack had occurred.
This mid-point, as we’re heading into the cold… it seems like an ideal time to list a few albums and tracks to keep the wolves of winter at bay.
Better Analogies for National Pilfering Budget Data
The belief that it is the moderate middle who will decide the outcome of Election 2020 is a deeply ideological stance.