Something’s Wrong At Ports Of Auckland

When Mike Williams and Matthew Hooten agree on something political it’s time to sit up and take notice. ┬áDuring their regular spot, “Commentary From The Left And From The Right” on National Radio this morning (Monday 5 March) , they talked about Ports of Auckland. They agreed that management is a dinosaur (Matthew’s word), and … More Something’s Wrong At Ports Of Auckland

Sale of State Assets – Money Down the Toilet?

It’s been announced that 400 million dollars from the sale of state assets will be used for farm irrigation. What are the chances that farmers accessing this money will first have to demonstrate that farm run off doesn’t end up in the nearest rivers and waterways? That waterways are effectively protected by effluent tanks, tree … More Sale of State Assets – Money Down the Toilet?

“How To Get Good Press In Election Year – and Kill Public Service Broadcasting”

“RNZ top job another for home team” was the editorial in Sunday Star Times April 17. Broadcasting Minister Coleman has appointed Richard Griffith to chair Radio New Zealand. Griffith is a) a PR pro and b) a National lackey having been media advisor to a previous National Government. Griffith is the sixth appointment by this … More “How To Get Good Press In Election Year – and Kill Public Service Broadcasting”