Ad spending illegal, pay it back

A confidential report by the office of the controller and auditor-general has investigated how more than $14 million of public money could be used in the lead-up to an election.

The investigation was triggered by several complaints over party spending, including the pledge card in which Clark published her policy promises should she be returned to power.

The report has identified almost all parties and some MP's on both sides of the house as having illegally used funds for electioneering purposes.

The biggest implication is for Labour however who brazenly stole $446,000 for their pledge cards.

Just when Labour thought that the scandals were dying down after the El Jefe saga this one rises to bite their sorry ass.

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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.