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NZ POLITICS DAILY: August 22 2014

Bryce Edwards
Fri, 22 Aug 2014

Today’s content

Dirty Politics

Toby Manhire: Amid the dirt, here's a glossary

David Fisher (Herald): Slater faces prosecution for breaching privacy

John Drinnan (Herald): Slater has a friend in Israel

Adam Bennett (Herald): New questions over Key claims

Rachel Smalley (Newstalk ZB): Front up so we can start talking policy

No Right Turn: Key fails to keep his lies straight

Aimee Gulliver (Stuff): Key's SIS claims contradicted by video  

Vernon Small (Stuff): Key pushes the democracy button

Andrea Vance (Stuff): Key hoses down hearsay, rumours continue

Rob Hosking (NBR): The Slater-Hager Syndrome and its threat to New Zealand politics (paywalled)

James Ritchie (Daily Blog): Hate Politics has no place in NZ Politics

Barry Soper (Newstalk ZB): Credibility stretched in political pot-boiler

Laura McQuillan (Newstalk ZB): Former National candidate contemplates legal action against WhaleOil

Joshua Drummond: Wintec Press Club: Rachel Glucina edition

Cameron Slater (Whaleoil): Bill English is a pious hypocrite

Cameron Slater (Whaleoil): Attempts to undermine Whaleoil financial viability continue

Russell Brown (Public Address): Friday Music: A Strange Road

Pattrick Smellie (Stuff): Lesson No 4: Don't hug a corpse

Mike Smith (The Standard): Newspeak

TV3: David Cunliffe: Key's SIS explanation 'defies belief'

Simon Collins (Herald): Key and Collins under fire

Adam Bennett (Herald): John Key hits out at 'stealing of election'

Claire Trevett (Herald): Book fallout not all bad, poll shows

TVNZ: PM faces ongoing scrutiny over spy agency saga

The Standard: English to lead the National Party?

Peter Bromhead (Herald): Author envy

David Farrar (Kiwiblog): Goff tried to suppress the fact he was briefed

Chris Trotter (Bowalley Road): Steering By The Real: Chris Trotter Responds To Paul Buchanan

The Standard: Collins speaks – to Glucina

Pat Brittenden: Time for John Key to admit he has mislead the country



Duncan Garner (RadioLive): How big will National go on Sunday?

TV3: Let's Get Political: Episode 3

Marc Wilson (Stuff): Give fence-sitters something to vote for

Herald: The difference between you and an MP

Audrey Young (Herald): In the Hot Seat: Key predicts Cabinet shake-up

Isaac Davison (Herald): Steady hand up against a wider vision

Audrey Young (Herald): John Key: Dropping Maori seats would mean 'hikois from hell'

Russell Brown (Public Address): In The Green Room

Rob Hosking (NBR): Election 2014: Arrogance of power and the silence of the Greens (paywalled)

Radio NZ: Planet Key removed from internet

Laura McQuillan (Newstalk ZB): Two parties fail to register in time

Laura McQuillan (Newstalk ZB): Conservatives funding battle fails

Audrey Young (Herald): Cunliffe has sights set on long-term leadership of party

Herald: Editorial: Dunne should make super a bottom line

Elton Smallman (Stuff): More pay before benefit cut

Martyn Bradbury (Daily Blog): Herald Poll – Why the Greens will hit 15%

The Standard: Greens, Labour, NZH Hot Seat: coalitions

TV3: Internet Mana, ACT candidates clash at debate

Newswire: Opposition parties chase parent vote



Audrey Young (Herald): Greens spring in polls as National takes hit

Colin James (Radio NZ): Poll of polls

Radio NZ: National dips in poll but still well ahead



Blake Crayton-Brown (Stuff): Bowen St's long history with politics

Andrea Vance (Stuff): More cash dished out for MPs' housing expenses

Carrie Stoddart-Smith (Ellipsister): Not a very feminist party

Nicole Mathewson (Stuff):Judith Collins defends lane name

Steve Braunias (Stuff): Politics, and life and death

Jo Muir (Stuff): Rejection of education plan 'not surprising'

Stuff: Today in politics: Friday, August 22

Rachel Glucina (Herald): The Diary: Crusher Collins gets a laugh from resignation

Mathew Grocott (Stuff): Education policy a problem for National

No Right Turn: This should not have taken five years

No Right Turn: Unsurprising

Campbell Gibson (NBR): Race equality party collapses due to internal spats (paywalled)

Bryce Edwards
Fri, 22 Aug 2014
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NZ POLITICS DAILY: August 22 2014