NZ POLITICS DAILY: March 6th 2014

Bryce Edwards
David Cunliffe

Free audio stream, including stories that are padlocked on our site. Listen on any device, anywhere. Updated twice daily. The audio stream takes several seconds to start on Android devices.

Launch Radio player

Today’s content

Judith Collins

RadioLIVE: Collins says Labour attack is 'ridiculous'

TVNZ: Judith Collins defiant amid claims of conflict of interest

Brook Sabin (TV3): National: Labour's attack on Collins desperate

Laura McQuillan (Newstalk ZB): Cabinet Office won't release advice on Collins

Andrea Vance (Stuff): The many faces of a politician

Claire Trevett (Herald): Collins told Oravida its milk was 'nice'

Simon Wong (TV3): All MPs should promote NZ – Collins

Claire Trevett and Adam Bennett (Herald): Collins in the clear over Oravida visit - Key

Duncan Garner (RadioLIVE): Judith Collins should have stayed away

The Standard: Oravida: Collins, Goodfellow, Key.

No Right Turn: Appearances matter

Will de Cleene (gonzo): Unforced Errors

No Right Turn: No transparency = no trust


David Cunliffe

Patrick Gower (TV3): Cunliffe in crosshairs over trust issue

Claire Trevett (Herald): David Cunliffe facing further scrutiny over trusts

Vernon Small (Stuff): Cunliffe made late amendment

John Armstrong (Herald): Two Cunliffe mea culpas in four days smacks of clumsiness

No Right Turn: A win for transparency

Mike Hosking (Newstalk ZB): Labour needs to stop scoring points against themselves

Martyn Bradbury (Daily Blog): Latest msm Cunliffe feeding frenzy over donations

Felix Marwick (Newstalk ZB): PM guesses Dotcom one of Cunliffe's anonymous donors

Dan Satherley (TV3): Cunliffe turns tables in donations saga

Laura McQuillan (Newstalk ZB): Peters comes to Cunliffe's defence over donations

Hamish Rutherford (Stuff): Key: Cunliffe's leadership a 'shipwreck'

Pete George (Your NZ): Bradbury bollocks – Shame on the rottten MSM!!!

Martyn Bradbury (Daily Blog): Latest msm Cunliffe feeding frenzy over donations

Keeping Stock: At last; someone supports David Cunliffe!

Chris Trotter (Daily Blog): Human Error: Is David Cunliffe more sinned against than sinning?

Keeping Stock: It's about trusts...

Martyn Bradbury (Daily Blog): The many falsehoods about Cunliffe Key is spinning with a compliant media

David Farrar (Kiwiblog): A second secret trust for Cunliffe!

Claire Trevett (Herald): Cunliffe late to declare investment

Ele Ludemann (Homepaddock): About trust and judgement

Pete Geroge (Your NZ): Small matter of trust, large headache

Pete George (Your NZ): Nash attacks Labour media blaming


Labour ICT leak

Hamish Rutherford (Stuff): Labour ICT doc sent from Cunliffe's office

Hamish Rutherford (Stuff): Labour plans for free computers

Tom Pullar-Strcekr (Stuff): Labour internet levy idea 'crazy and outrageous'

3 News Online Staff (TV3): Labour clarifies ICT policy slip-up

Keeping Stock: Another scoop for Slater

David Farrar (Kiwiblog): Labour’s bright idea is to tax Internet users!

Pete George (Your NZ): Curran copped the blame for Cunliffe’s “staffer”


Labour Party

Vernon Small (Stuff): Rejuvenation tough challenge for Labour

Matthew Beveridge: MPs on Twitter: Trevor Mallard

David Farrar (Kiwiblog): Labour condoning Taurima’s use of TVNZ to campaign for them

David Farrar (Kiwiblog): Labour and Rangitata

Ele Ludemann (Homepaddock): Searching for candidates


John Key

Isaac Davison (Herald): Key pulls 'derp-face' for students

Andrea Vance (Stuff): Key slammed for derp face

Rob Crawford Jr (The Watercooler): Politics: The Key to success

Toby Manhire (Listener): Why people like John Key, in two social media snaps

Isaac Davison (Herald): Face it, PM makes a derp of himself

Barry Soper (Newstalk ZB): Political Report: John Key - not afraid to derp

The Standard: Lying Key


National Party

Sarah Stuart (Herald): Twelve Questions: Steven Joyce

Christine Rose (Daily Blog): National’s Legacy is a Call to Action

Will de Cleene (gonzo): Careful What You iPredict



Radio NZ: Rail supplier 'in breach of contract'

David Farrar (Kiwiblog): The asbestos locomotives



David Farrar (Kiwiblog): Pellett bails from Scoop


Maori politics

TVNZ: Protesters bring traffic to a standstill in Whangarei

Radio NZ: MPs hear tribal gripes over Tuhoe bill

Radio NZ: Elder says Titewhai dishonouring Treaty

Wilma McCorkindale (Stuff): Parihaka shackles auction canned

Bernard Orsman (Herald): Govt standing aloof in iwi consent dispute

John Drinnan (Herald): Bishara gets Govt nod for Maori TV

Rachael Goldsmith (Daily Blog): 133 years a slave – Profiting from Maori political slavery an affront to our collective history



Newswire: MP wants to expose power price 'rort'

Richard Meadows (Stuff): Labour power plan slammed


Colin Craig

Barry Soper (Newstalk ZB): Political Report: The hot political kitchen

David Farrar (Kiwiblog): Greens trying to fundraise on back of defamation case

Ele Ludemann (Homepaddock): How to lose friends and votes

Greg Presland (The Standard): Craig launches defamation case against Key


Royal Visit

Newstalk ZB: Rachel Smalley: Royal visit a good chance to show off NZ

The Guardian: Why New Zealand's Maori King Tuheitia refuses to meet British royals

The Standard: Taxpayers Union attacks Prince George



Conor McElhinney (Herald): Grow in haste, repent at leisure

Radio NZ: Online encyclopaedia to shed staff

John Minto (Daily Blog): Who will win capitalism’s great race?

Brennan McDonald: Failure To Launch

James Ritchie (Daily Blog): Employment is not a charity provided by bosses


Christchurch rebuild

Newswire: Quake buildings bill passes first reading

Tracy Watkins (Stuff): Brownlee apologises to Labour MPs



Stuff: Today in politics: Thursday, March 6

Daily Blog: The Daily Blog Watch – 4/5 March 2014

Adam Bennett (Herald): Passport email latest in series of privacy slips

David Slack (Metro): The obituary of Len Brown, died April 1, 2050

No Right Turn: GCSB dragging their feet

Kathryn King (Stuff): No more Bible class during school time

Ellipsister: Memo from a left libertarian

The Ruminator: Blog wars: or how I learned to stop worrying and start being an Emerald Stormtrooper

Dan Satherly (TV3): Tauranga Mayor backs Rena removal

Stuff: Public input not a splash in the ocean

3 News Online Staff (TV3): Govt shelves part of Vulnerable Children Bill

Radio NZ: Holidays Act 'should be overhauled'

Radio NZ: Inquiry to check power retailers' claims

Fran O'Sullivan (Herald): Key makes right call over Ukraine

Tim Watkin (Pundit): With friends like these... the coalition questions

Got a question about this story? Leave it in Comments & Questions below.

This article is tagged with the following keywords. Find out more about MyNBR Tags

NZ Market Snapshot


Sym Price Change
USD 0.6347 0.0029 0.46%
AUD 0.9042 0.0031 0.34%
EUR 0.5664 0.0070 1.25%
GBP 0.4149 0.0021 0.51%
HKD 4.9176 0.0199 0.41%
JPY 76.1720 0.5480 0.72%


Commodity Price Change Time
Gold Index 1139.3 5.270 2015-09-01T00:
Oil Brent 50.4 2.070 2015-09-01T00:
Oil Nymex 46.0 -3.780 2015-09-01T00:
Silver Index 14.6 0.034 2015-09-01T00:


Symbol Open High Last %
NZX 50 5660.0 5660.0 5655.0 -1.15%
NASDAQ 4673.6 4722.1 4776.5 -2.94%
DAX 10060.3 10116.2 10015.6 0.71%
DJI 16528.0 16528.0 16528.0 -2.84%
FTSE 6058.5 6136.7 6058.5 1.21%
HKSE 21101.4 21288.5 21531.2 -2.77%
NI225 17861.8 18467.4 18489.2 -2.13%