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NZ POLITICS DAILY: August 6 2014

Bryce Edwards
Wed, 06 Aug 2014

Today’s content

Mana-Labour contest in Te Tai Tokerau

Andrea Vance (Stuff): Labour cool on Internet-Mana deal

Dan Satherley (TV3): Harawira calls on Davis to apologise over 'smear' website

Martyn Bradbury (Daily Blog): Cunliffe on Internet MANA, how ungrateful is Kelvin Davis & how we know Labour’s vote isn’t collapsing

Andrea Vance (Stuff): Te Tai Tokerau tangles

Matthew Hooton (NBR): Cunliffe’s delicate dance with Harawira (paywalled)

Claire Trevett (Herald): Internet-Mana Party take on Key

Tova O’Brien (TV3): David Cunliffe pulls Kelvin Davis into line over Dotcom attack

TVNZ: Dotcom won't be part of Labour coalition

Ele Luddman (Homepaddock): Will he, won’t he?

Keeping Stock: Compare and contrast

Radio NZ: Harawira still confident of deal

Pete George (Your NZ): Right wing blogger donations to Davis

Patrick Leyland (Progress report): Bringing down a fake

Jono Natusch: Kelvin Davis – rock and a hard place

Bryce Edwards (liberation): Top tweets about Te Tai Tokerau Labour/Mana dispute


Land sales and foreign ownership

Fran O'Sullivan (Herald): Look at NZ land sale facts

Michael Fox and Stacey Kirk (Stuff): Labour will fence in land sales to foreigners

Barry Soper (Newstalk ZB): Foreign land ownership never far from the debate

Patrick Gower (TV3): Peters doesn't want foreigners in NZ - Key

TV3: Should foreigners be allowed to buy New Zealand land?

Grant Shimmin (Stuff): Can the sale be stopped?

Newswire: Labour disputes National's farm sales claim

Stacey Kirk (Stuff): Foreign investors buying another station, Peters claims



Brook Sabin (TV3): Public transport 'Green Card' to cost $30M

Rebecca Wright (TV3): Speed Dates with the Leaders: Metiria Turei

Isaac Davison (Herald): Greens plan student card for free public transport

Vernon Small (Stuff): Students promised "green card" transport

Laura McQuillan (Newstalk ZB): Paquin declares support for Green Party


Internet Mana

Derek Cheng (Herald): Internet Mana roadshow hits Wellington

Mathew Grocott (Stuff): Free-education pitch needs homework


Act Party and Jamie Whyte

Carys Goodwin (Critic): ACT candidate for Dunedin North resigns

RadioLive: ACT member quitting over Whyte's speech

Giovanni Tiso (Bat bean beam): The Pākehā grievance industry

Greg Presland (The Standard): Mihingarangi Forbes v Jamie Whyte



Russell Brown (Public Address): The silence of the public square

Derek Burrows (Stuff): Too many Kiwis not on a living wage

Nathan Smith (NBR): Southern Cross 'categorically' denies secret NSA spy box watches NZ (paywalled)

Hamish Rutherford (Stuff): Strict rules for Key electorate event

Kate Davis – Inequality glosses over poverty

Stuff: Today in politics: Wednesday, August 6

Stuff: MP Tim Macindoe referred to police

Herald: Editorial: Vote-grabbing plan to tackle gangs holds little promise

Jamie Morton (Herald): Election 2014 - Leaders Unplugged: Staying true to simple roots

Derek Cheng (Herald): National MP referred to police over radio ad

Michael Foreman (Stuff): What business wants from the election

Rob Salmond (Polity): In search of National's ideas

David Farrar (Kiwiblog): National billboards being vandalised across the country

Liam Hehir (Stuff): The people rule; that's enough

David Farrar (Kiwiblog): Online voting report released

Stacey Kirk (Stuff): Online voting by 2016 'possible'

Hamish Rutherford (Stuff): Labour would favour SMEs

Bryce Edwards
Wed, 06 Aug 2014
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NZ POLITICS DAILY: August 6 2014