Damien O'Connor's ministerial future hangs by a thread

Prison officer’s rugby jaunt ‘inappropriate’ – 08 Sep 2007 – NZ Herald: New Zealand National news

Damien O’Connor is in further hot water after it has been revealed that a prison officer suspended pending a corruption allegation has travelled with the Minister and the parliamentary rugby team. it gets even murkier for the minister in that the suspended prison officer’s wife just happens to be Damien O’Connor’s senior private secretary.

Finally O’Connor may be sacked but not for complete incompetence in his ministry but rather for yet another example of the kinds of collusion and corruption that continues to dog this most corrupt of governments.

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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. 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 who takes no prisoners.

He is fearless in his pursuit of a story.

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