Oct 30

Labour shuffling the deck chairs with Gay remit

Posted by Dave Griffith

The Labour Party are suckers for punishment – you have to give them that. After their defeat in the 2008 general election they have overseen one of the most successfully inept re-election campaigns in New Zealand political history. Their ambitious plan to tick off every political mistake in the book carries on this…

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Jul 7

Green Party attacks government over Pike River mine safety

Posted by Dave Griffith

NZ Green party MP Kevin Hague attacked the government over mine safety standards using a photo from inside the Pike River coal mine as evidence. The picture tabled in parliament showed a 55m vertical ladder inside the coal pit. Before safety rules were relaxed under a National government in the 1990s, mine ladders…

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