Feel Good Flop

Contrary to the wishes of the Prime Minister and constant harping about how their policies will attract Kiwi's home, news today shows that the a major part of the governments enticement plan is a spectacular flop .

 [quote]But figures obtained by the Herald on Sunday show the number of unique visitors to the site has dropped by 80 per cent since the launch, from 28,416 in November to 5465 last month.

Almost half the visitors are from within New Zealand or an unknown domain.

Traffic bottomed out in January with just 4504 unique visitors. According to web traffic monitor Alexa.com, that puts the New Zealand Now site in the same league as the Ministry of Women's Affairs website. InternetNZ vice-president and prominent blogger David Farrar said the visitor figures were comparable to that of "an obscure blog".[/quote]

Yessiree labours $3 million campaign is another complete waste of government money. The biggest joke is that over half of the hits are from New Zealand.

Remember there is no waste in government spending. 


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As much at home writing editorials as being the subject of them, Cam has won awards, including the Canon Media Award for his work on the Len Brown/Bevan Chuang story.  And when he’s not creating the news, he tends to be in it, with protagonists using the courts, media and social media to deliver financial as well as death threats.

They say that news is something that someone, somewhere, wants kept quiet.   Cam Slater doesn’t do quiet, and as a result he is a polarising, controversial but highly effective journalist that takes no prisoners.

He is fearless in his pursuit of a story.

Love him or loathe him.  But you can’t ignore him.