NZ POLITICS DAILY: March 6th 2014

Bryce Edwards
David Cunliffe

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

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