NZ POLITICS DAILY: May 15 2014
Claire Trevett (Herald): Finally English gets his Webb Ellis Cup Budget
Brian Fallow (Herald): How to get benefit from surpluses
Rob Salmond (Polity): Nats tease the promise of tax cuts
Matt Nolan (TVHE): Budget day warmup
Greg Presland (The Standard): Tax cuts for all!
NBR: BUDGET 2014: PM's tax cut comment catches English on the hop
John Minto (Daily Blog): What marvellous news – tax cuts are coming…
Dominion Post: Editorial: Where's the budget vision?
Newswire: Student protests planned for budget
RadioLIVE: Bill English poised for budget delivery
Adam Bennett (Herald): Budget 2014: Funding crucial as busy watchdogs feel the strain
Herald: Budget 2014: What voters are hoping for
Patrick Gower (TV3): Key hints at tax cuts
Andrea Vance (Stuff): PM hints at campaigning on tax cuts
Radio NZ: Low budget expectations for Labour
Radio NZ: PM John Key dangles tax cut carrot
Radio NZ: Inequality may be addressed in Budget
Audrey Young (Herald): Budget 2014: English pays tribute to frontline public servants
Matthew Beveridge: Budget Day Coverage
Chris Trotter (Daily Blog): Budget Alternatives and Alternative Budgets.
Brennan McDonald: Thoughts on Budget 2014 and the dismissal of economics by non-economists
Judith Collins and fundraising
John Armstrong (Herald): Peters' smoking gun backfires
Dan Satherley (TV3): Peters: Collins must have dirt on John Key
Jane Clifton (Stuff): Winston shoots from hip, Henare hits bullseye
Andrea Vance (Stuff): Winston Peters blames flu for shaky show
Rob Salmond (Polity): Winston's tepid Tuesday
Gordon Campbell (Scoop): On the Peters revelations, and on banning journalists from political parties
Rob Salmond (Polity): Key: "Meh. Maybe I lied to Parliament."
David Farrar (Kiwiblog): Winston fires – and shoots his own foot off
David Farrar (Kiwiblog): Latest TV3 exclusive scandal – National is selling access to dead people
Rob Salmond (Polity): DPF, TV3, donations, dead people, and shark-jumping!
Lynn Prentice (The Standard): The desperation of the National’s sockpuppets
The Handmirror: Collins' cronyism - not just Oravida, remember
Journalists and political neutrality
Nelson Mail: Editorial: Tainted candidate a Labour liability
Newswire: Labour divided over Taurima
Brian Edwards (BEM): On Shane Taurima, Linda Clark and Conflicts of Interest Left, Right and Centre
Karl du Fresne: This could get interesting
Radio NZ: Taurima would have left Labour at risk
David Farrar (Kiwiblog): Herald on journalists and politics
Kim Dotcom and the Internet Party
Radio NZ: Dotcom's party logo gets approval
Radio NZ: Dotcom seeks copies of seized data
David Fisher (Herald): Snowden docs: GCSB links to US spying programmes
Radio NZ: NZ links to US spy agencies emerge
Felix Marwick (Newstalk ZB): Internet Party pushes for new fibre optic cable
Matthew Beveridge: The Internet Party keep it simple
Scott Yorke (Imperator Fish): Uncle Ernie: Send these racist foreigners back home!
Isaac Davison (Herald): Peters rejects Horan claims over race horse ownership
Felix Marwick (Newstalk ZB): Peters says one thing; records say another
Hamish Rutherford (Stuff): Peters won't declare interest in racehorse
Simon Wong (TV3): Peters defends racehorse claims
Radio NZ: Peters' race horse ownership queried
Pete George (Your NZ): Winny horsed by his own petard
Felix Marwick (Newstalk ZB): National still riding high with voters – poll
Scott Yorke (Imperator Fish): Look at our poll!
Pete George (Your NZ): UMR poll on Jones not Labour
Hamish Rutherford (Stuff): Tobacco giant challenges bill
Lee Suckling (Herald): Will plain packs really stop smokers?
Isaac Davison (Herald): Tobacco firms warn MPs over plain packaging
David Farrar (Kiwiblog): Are Labour planning smear campaign on Shane Jones?
David Farrar (Kiwiblog): David and Karen at home
Mamari Stephens (Sparrowhawk): Shane and the Dragon: the risks of appealing to difference
David Farrar (Kiwiblog): Andrew Little attacks Labour’s record on wages
Ben Clark (The Standard): Labour membership greatest in 30 years
David Farrar (Kiwiblog): Is this photoshopped?
Laura McQuillan (Newstalk ZB): Decision on Tamaki Makaurau nominations today
Pete George (Your NZ): The desperation of political sockpuppets
Andrew McMartin (Newstalk ZB): NZ backs 'repugnant' Oz refugee policy - author
No Right Turn: Australia guts freedom of information
Alex Mitchell (Overland): Budget 2014: putting the con in economy
Rachel Smalley (Newstalk ZB): Green investment bank a thought to the future
Peter Cresswell (Not PC): Russel Norman had a bank, e-i-e-i-o [update 2]
Gareth Hughes (Daily Blog): A Green Investment Bank for a green economy
Alex Fensome (Stuff): Uni all about 'infinity of other worlds'
David Farrar (Kiwiblog): The benefits of fibre
David Clendon (Frogblog): Polytechnics under attack
Lyn Humphreys (Stuff): Family split by immigration ruling
Simon Day (Stuff): Many NZ migrants deal with stereotypes
Economy and inequality
Radio NZ: Foreign ownership data 'unclear'
Waikato Times: Employment in spotlight
Adam Bennett (Herald): NZ 'fifth choice' for Chinese house buyers
The Standard: John Key’s bullshit about rising inequality
Denise Roche (Frogblog):Inequality in New Zealand is getting worse
Matthew Dallas (Manawatu Standard): Election race just got interesting
Olivia Wannan (Stuff): Anglicans edge toward same-sex union
Radio NZ: Legalised cannabis 'may be safer'
Felix Marwick (Newstalk ZB): Dunne in opposition crosshairs again
Rachael Goldsmith (Daily Blog): Street workers are humans, not animals
John Drinnan (Herald): RNZ boss says radio in decline - big changes needed
James Houghton (Stuff): Honest conversation needed on our waterways
Gareth Hughes (Frogblog): Dunedin divests from fossil fuels
Critic: Colin Craig | Full Interview
Ele Ludemann (Homepaddock): It’s about values