Gordon Campbell on Budget 2015

May 22, 2015 0

From the outset, the slogan for yesterday’s Budget – “The Plan Is Working” – begged to be mocked. There’s actually a plan for the national […]

On the Solid Energy debacle

March 15, 2013 0

So according to its former chairman John Palmer, Solid Energy could have done nothing about the sudden and dramatic fall in the price of coal. […]

On Information Shearing

November 25, 2011 0

“If God did not want them to be sheared, He would not have made them sheep” — Calvera, the bandit leader, explains the nature of […]

On last night’s TV3 debate

November 22, 2011 0

Phil Goff’s won last night’s TV3 leaders’ debate handily, such that it seemed as if John Key has already decided that Goff is no longer […]

On RNZ’s banning of Bomber Bradbury

October 10, 2011 0

The lifelong ban that RNZ has now been imposed of Martyn “Bomber” Bradbury for breaching the state broadcaster’s hallowed standards of balance is outrageous, even […]

On the plans for privatization

January 27, 2011 0

Hard to see how opening the door to greater demands for higher profits from state energy companies will result in reduced power prices – or […]

On the Paul Henry saga

October 8, 2010 0

So far, the penalties levied on Paul Henry’s have gone no further than a two week suspension for his on air querying of whether Kiwis […]

On the plans to sell state assets

May 25, 2010 0

At yesterday’s post-Cabinet press conference Prime Minister John Key said that work ‘had not yet begun’ on deciding which state assets – if any – […]

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