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NZ POLITICS DAILY: August 19 2014

Bryce Edwards
Tue, 19 Aug 2014

Today’s content

Dirty Politics

Gordon Campbell (Scoop): On no more Mr Nice Guy

Chris Trotter (Stuff): Dirty politics - is there any other kind?

Vernon Small (Stuff): I wouldn't leak to blogger: English

David Fisher (Herald): 'Teapot Tapes' cop to look at Slater complaint

Adam Bennett (Herald): Calls for Collins to resign over Dirty Politics row

Herald: Revealed: Slater's messages with former prostitute

David Fisher (Herald): How the Whaledump hacker came forward

Aimee Gulliver (Stuff): Response to Dirty Politics 'surreal' - lawyer

David Farrar (Kiwiblog): Some changes for Kiwiblog

Andrew Geddis (Pundit): In defence of Kiwiblog

Rob Salmond (Polity): I blog, and I work with Labour. Scandal!

Claire Allison (Stuff): Book is not going away

TV3: Dirty Politics revelations provoke media's ire

Russell Brown (Public Address): We can do better than this

Liam Hehir (Stuff): Voters have more to worry about

The Ruminator: Disappointing politics

Mathew Grocott (Stuff): Distraction antics wearing thin

Danyl Mclauchlan (Dim-Post): Social media election

Newswire: Slater computer hack allegation assessed by police

Tom Hunt (Stuff): Hager's book empowers Venice-bound artist

Steven Cowan (Against the current): Dirty rotten scoundrels

Michael Fox and Tracy Watkins (Stuff): More email nasties to come, Nats warned

Tracy Watkins (Stuff): Key's veneer of good humour wears thin

Vernon Small (Stuff): Still to be seen if Brand Key tarnished

Martin van Beynen (Stuff): Student leader 'revolted' by politics

Tahu Potiki (Stuff): Hager vs Slater is not clash of the Titans

Rachel Smalley (Newstalk ZB): Bennett could emerge the big winner

The Standard: Judith Collins must go

Ben Uffindell (The Civilian): Cunliffe releases explosive emails that suggest he has a sense of humour

Mandy Hager: On Nicky Hager's book 'Dirty Politics"

Rachel Stewart (Stuff): Hager book's revelations impossible to ignore

Unframed: Mad dogs and whales

Herald: SIS director backs PM's version of events

Mike Smith (The Standard): Will the real National Party please stand up



Hamish Rutherford (Stuff): Surplus on track, Treasury figures show

Corin Dann (TVNZ): Prized surplus target remains intact for Govt

Adam Bennett (Herald): English: Tax cuts ahead but no pre-election reveal

Simon Wong (TV3): Govt surplus lower than predicted


Political finance

Jonathan Milne (Stuff): You have a right to know who's paying the piper

David Farrar (Kiwiblog): The donation disclosure limit

Stuff: The donors behind the closed gates

Stuff: Public wants parties to come clean

Stuff: Secret donors: Buck stops here



Simon Collins (Herald): Voters' choice between the carrot and the stick

Steve Braunias (Metro): Braunias: Key to remain preferred PM after his death

Alan Simpson (Stuff): Parties are political life blood

Radio NZ: Internet-Mana releases party list

TV3: National only 1 or 2 percent from losing - Gower

David Farrar (Kiwiblog): Vote Compass

Torben Akel (TV3): Election campaign gets off to a dirty start

Tim Watkin (Pundit): A happy, happy poll for the big four

Georgina Stylianou (Stuff): Greens gain Canterbury support

David Farrar (Kiwiblog): Greens and Labour in Canterbury

Regan Schoultz (Herald): Youth bare all for politics

TVNZ: The easy guide to Vote Compass

Paul Little (Herald): Mourn our star obsession, too

Michele Hewitson (Herald): Interview: Paddy Gower

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Bryce Edwards
Tue, 19 Aug 2014
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NZ POLITICS DAILY: August 19 2014