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An outstanding effort, three carparks taken by one car…with an assist from the car on the left.

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Will there be other resignations inside National?

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Going into his third term John Key has to be very careful he isn’t painted into a corner as being arrogant and out of touch.

After not acting decisively over Mike Sabin, who was allowed to linger, Key is likely to be accused of having low ethical standards.    Read more »

The coming selection in Northland

The predictable demise of Northland MP Mike Sabin means a very blue seat is up for selection.

The majority is 9300, and Labour’s candidate, Willow-Jean Prime, has just had a baby, so is not expected to run again.

When Sabin won in 2011 there was considerable interest in the selection, with a good number of candidates putting their names forward. Some of these are expected to be contenders again.

Grant McCullum: Long time National Board member and perceived front runner in the last selection. Withdrew due to issues with a tricky missus. Inside word is she has just got more tricky over the years so McCullum will struggle to get approval to run.   Read more »

Farrar keeps coming good

Arts, Travel & Lifestyle blogger David Farrar seems to have his mojo back and is in top form although it is still not yet enough to get back into the VRWC just yet.

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Yes Pinko, he would make a very good National MP for Northland but unfortunately he is a bit too right wing for the wet wing of National.

Meanwhile Farrar has also made (which isn’t that hard) the NZ Herald’s media writer John Drinnan look like a complete doofus.    Read more »

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Will Winston support the Greens with a new Leader?

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Greens? Don’t even eat them for dinner, why would I go into government with them

 

There is almost no way the Greens can get into government without Winston Peters letting them.

This basic fact is ignored by all in the liberal elite media, and no one has bothered to sit down with Winston and ask him whether he will let the Greens into government.   Read more »

When Charters help it’s “Freebies” …

…but when a State schools does it Child Poverty Action Group has them “removing financial barriers to education”.

South Auckland Middle School and the about to be opened Middle School West Auckland have been criticised by the Left and teacher unions for:

- providing free uniform.

- providing free stationery.

- charging no donations.

They manage to do this after receiving 1/20 of a State school set-up fund and operating on decile 3 funding.    Read more »

Mental Health Break