Monthly Archives: October 2014

Radio Live Panel: 26 October 2014

26 October with Deborah Coddington (host: Mark Sainsbury): Do the Greens need to reach across the aisle to National? Is Judith Collins being treated unfairly in being denied her honorific before the inquiry is completed and is a comparison with … Continue reading

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Houghton’s 100 Days; 100 Ideas for a Better Auckland

Below are all 100 images of Stuart Houghton‘s outstanding 100 Days Project outlining 100 ideas to improve Auckland. I believe that every elected member of Auckland Council should read these. In fact, every Aucklander. 

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‘Community Libraries’ in Parks

Just wanting to share a positive local story about a community-minded gentleman I visited this week. Over the past year, ‘community libraries’ have been appearing in parks in the Waitematā Local Board area, particularly in Grey Lynn and Ponsonby. These … Continue reading

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Greens in Local Government

The Green Party of Aotearoa New Zealand has followed an unusual progression when compared to other Green parties around the world. Generally, Green parties have built strength at the local and state levels before ‘matriculating’ to central government. In Aotearoa … Continue reading

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Paul Henry Show Panel: 10 October 2014

10 October with Trish Sherson: We talk about the forced sale of Penny Bright’s home for non-payment of rates over 7 and 1/2 years; Hone Harawira’s judicial recount; Andrew Little’s part in the Labour leadership race; and Ebola, should we … Continue reading

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Radio Live Panel: 5 October 2014

On today’s Sunday Morning panel on Radio Live with Mark Sainsbury and Deborah Coddington we talk about the ACT Party, the resignation of Jamie Whyte as leader and MP David Seymour’s appointment as a Parliamentary Under-Secretary; the ongoing Labour Party leadership … Continue reading

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The Difference Between Social Responsibility and Social Justice

My recent post on why the Green Party is not truly a left-wing party  provoked a lot of debate and was timely given the popular speculation in the wake of the 2014 general election that the time has come for a blue-green party. I’m … Continue reading

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