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God Doesn't Want Me Be To Poor - Yeah, Right Brian Tamaki!

God Doesn't Want Me Be To Poor - Yeah, Right Brian Tamaki!

Last week Telecom was the organisation having the bad week. This week it is Brian Tamaki and Destiny Church.

Eugenics And The New Right-David Garrett Exposes Real Desires

Eugenics And The New Right-David Garrett Exposes Real Desires

The pronouncement by Act MP David Garrett that he would like to see abusive mothers paid an incentive to sterilise themselves has exposed the New Right's hidden agenda towards the poorest sections of our society.

Upping Driving Age Good - Not Lowering Blood Alcohol Limit Discriminatory

Upping Driving Age Good - Not Lowering Blood Alcohol Limit Discriminatory

Tomorrow's formal announcement by the Government that it will increase the minimum driving age to 16 is a timely move. Imposing a zero blood alcohol limit only on drivers under 20 will be a discriminatory move.

Act Heading For Alliance Style Split

The Act Party conference this weekend has publicly exposed the divisions emerging within that party.

Bouquets For Civil Defence Handling Of Tsunami Threat

Bouquets For Civil Defence Handling Of Tsunami Threat

Bouquets to Civil Defence for their handling of the gravest tsunami threat to both New Zealand and the Pacific Basin region yet.

Telecom In The Gun Again - It's Time For Reynolds To Go!

Telecom In The Gun Again - It's Time For Reynolds To Go!

Telecom's woes just keep piling up and ordinary customers continue to pay the price.

This week the XT network had another meltdown. And then the 111 emergency call system malfunctioned in Auckland. On top of all this, the company's share price plummeted due to all this bad news.

Portrait Of A Killer Was Wrong

The decision by Wellington artist Liam Gerrard to paint a portrait of convicted killer Clayton Weatherston was wrong.

Heat On Heatley Over Expenses

Heat On Heatley Over Expenses

Today's resignation of Phil Heatley from Cabinet probably displays that the Ninth Floor have been pressuring Heatley to go.

Is Government Slash And Burn Necessary?

Today's better than forecast deficit numbers beg the question - is all this slash and burn necessary from Bill English?

Time To Save Radio New Zealand

Time To Save Radio New Zealand

It's time to save Radio New Zealand before the Tory vultures swallow it whole.