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NZ POLITICS DAILY: 10th January 2014

Bryce Edwards
Fri, 10 Jan 2014
Today’s content
Parliamentary severance payments
Liam Hyslop and Stacey Kirk (Stuff): Payments 'buy the silence' of staff at Parliament
Laura Heathcote (Newstalk ZB): MP's chew through cash sacking staff
Liam Hyslop (Stuff): Severance payments in spotlight
Offshore drilling
Hannah McLeod and Rob Maetzig (Stuff): Basin strike may be bigger than Maui
Hannah McLeod (Stuff): Drilling holds promise of job bonanza
Pete George (Your NZ): Oil and gas unethical?
Pete George (Your NZ): Greens overstating oil spill risk
Ele Ludemann (Homepaddock): Bad and good
Laura McQuillan (Newstalk ZB): No surprise at NZ 'rock star' tag
Michael Cummings (Manawatu Standard): Editorial: Economy focus for election year
Josh Martin (Stuff): More good signs for job market
Josie Pagani (Pundit): Has National fixed the economy yet?
No Right Turn: A "rock star" economy?
Richard Meadows (Stuff): New high for Auckland house prices
Geordie Hooft (Stuff): 2013 tax year - laws and proposals
Gerald Piddock, Stacey Kirk, and Laura Walters (Stuff): Fonterra's 'bigger than this'
Len Brown
Stacey Kirk (Stuff): Parties wooed me – Chuang
Matthew Theunissen (Herald): Chuang: Len Brown is still my role model
Labour Party
Claire Trevett (Herald): Women MP target misses mark
David Farrar (Kiwiblog): How?
National Party
Laura McQUillan (Newstalk ZB): Young National members line up to take on Dunne
Gordon Campbell (Stuff): Spotlight falls on support parties
Pete Goerge (Your NZ): Craig effectively rules out coalition
Maori politics
Karl du Fresne (Stuff): Resolving to pronounce Maori right
Joshua Hitchcock (Ka Tōnuitanga): This Week in Māori Politics: The Welcome Back Edition
Climate change
Gareth Renowden (Daily Blog): 2014: won’t get fooled by climate denial again
Russell (Brown (Hard News): Climate, money and risk
Inequality and poverty
Sarah-Jane O’Connor (Stuff): Income gap is wider – census
Pete George (Your NZ): Universal Basic Income
Ele Ludemann (Homepaddock): Living wage doesn’t apply
Pete George (Your NZ): NZ Power double whammy?
Underage drinking
Scott Yorke (Imperator Fish): Youth drinking: who is to blame?
Ben Uffindell (The Civilian): New Zealanders “the best” at drunk driving
Eric Crampton (Offsetting Behaviour): Support grows for the Paretian Cetacean solution
National parks and marine reserves
David Farrar (Kiwiblog): Marine reserves
Road safety
Shark finning
Isaac Davison (Herald): Shark finning gets total NZ ban
2014 election
David Farrar (Kiwiblog): Polls December 2013
Patrick Leyland (Progress Report): Candidates for the NZ 2014 election
NZ-US relations
David Huebner (Stuff): US ambassador says farewell to NZ
Stacey Kirk (Stuff): Seymour eyes Epsom for ACT
Nicholas Jones (Herald): GM material sent out of NZ illegally
Joshua Drummond (Stuff): Vaccination is a lie
Marty Sharpe (Stuff): Aussies deport hundreds of Kiwis
Scott Yorke (Imperator Fish): My ordeal: a diary
Beith Atkinson (Integrity Talking Points): NZ’s low levels of corruption validated by NIS assessment
Ele Ludemann (Homepaddock): Map of NZ’s political geography
Rachel Stewart (Stuff): NZ backing the wrong high

Bryce Edwards
Fri, 10 Jan 2014
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NZ POLITICS DAILY: 10th January 2014