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PM's Post-Cabinet Press Conference 2/2/16: Waitangi And TPP

Tuesday, 2 February 2016, 5:57 pm | Lyndon Hood

PM's Post-Cabinet Press Coference 2/2/16: Waitangi And TPP Again, But More So Click for big version. More >>

Scoop Images: 2016 Wellington Seven Costumes - Sunday

Monday, 1 February 2016, 10:38 am | Lyndon Hood

On the last day of the 2016 Wellington Sevens, a sunny day saw the Stadium and waterfront quiet – at least compared to previous years. But there were still a range of traditional and novel dresser-uppers to be spotted. More >>

PM's Press Conference 26/1/16: TPP, Waitangi, Sheep

Tuesday, 26 January 2016, 5:58 pm | Lyndon Hood

Other commitments mean Prime Minister John Key's first post-cabinet press conference for the year would be a short one. Before explaining this, Key showed willing by rattling through his summary of Cabinet discussions – mostly a list of things the ... More >>

Scoop Satire: The Courage of your Evictions

Thursday, 21 January 2016, 3:28 pm | Lyndon Hood

Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett confirmed last night that the Government wants prospective tenants to consider moving to regions where dozens of state houses are vacant - and in some cases could be offered thousands of dollars in taxpayer sweeteners. ... More >>

Scoop Satire: Collins On Bail

Wednesday, 20 January 2016, 12:10 pm | Lyndon Hood

Judith Collins, the recently-reappointed Minister of Police and Corrections, has been accused of inappropriately criticising a judge's decision over the electronic bail of Mathew Kidman . More >>

Lyndon Hood: Top Five Politicians 2015

Tuesday, 8 December 2015, 4:40 pm | Lyndon Hood

'Tis the season for making lists! We’ve been flipping every coin we could lay our hands on and now we present the top five most toppest top political performers of 2015. Because otherwise, how will you know who to like? More >>

Images & Report: 'Equal Pay Day' Picnic at Parliament

Wednesday, 11 November 2015, 10:55 am | Lyndon Hood

Union members, MPs, members of the public and school children gather on Parliament's lawn on Tuesday lunchtime for a picnic marking 'Equal Pay Day' and celebrating support for equal pay from MPs across all the political parties in Parliament. More >>

Scoop Audio: Jane Kelsey On The TPP Text

Tuesday, 10 November 2015, 3:35 pm | Lyndon Hood

Professor Jane Kelsey held a TPP briefing for media in the Green Party's Parliamentary offices today. She covered the current timeline and obstacles for US and NZ adoption of the agreement, the status of NZ challenges relating to negotiations, specific ... More >>

19 Things Only Restructured Journalists Will Get

Friday, 23 October 2015, 12:32 pm | Lyndon Hood

If, like most of New Zealand (as far as I can tell from my Twitter stream), you work in modern journalism, you've experienced some things the rest of the world just won't get... More >>

MP Judith Collins "Brand Ambassador" For Car Dealer

Monday, 12 October 2015, 1:06 pm | Lyndon Hood

MP and former cabinet minister Judith Collins is acting as a "brand ambassador" for a newly-opened car dealership. More >>

Cartoons: Refugees, Flags and What I Stand For

Thursday, 3 September 2015, 12:13 pm | Lyndon Hood

Syrian refugees in Europe, the New Zealand refugee quota, flags, and New Zealand's national image More >>

God Defend the National Anthem

Friday, 31 July 2015, 4:21 pm | Lyndon Hood

Earlier in the week Labour leader Andrew Little said – deliberately, I think – that he didn't like New Zealand's national anthem and many New Zealanders preferred to sing along to the Australian one. More >>

Satire: Serco To Outsource Prison To Public Sector

Monday, 27 July 2015, 2:30 pm | Lyndon Hood

In response to high-profile failings, multinational omnicorporation Serco will introduce public management in its prison system. Serco's New Zealand manager, speaking on condition of anonymity, has announced plans for managers from the Department of Corrections ... More >>

Images/Audio: Corrections To Take Over Mt Eden Prison Management

Friday, 24 July 2015, 5:00 pm | Lyndon Hood

Corrections Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga and Chief Executive Ray Smith today announced the Department of Correction would take over the management of Mount Eden Corrections Facility. More >>

Scoop Images: DeepDreaming of Pluto

Wednesday, 15 July 2015, 5:23 pm | Lyndon Hood

New Horizons Pluto image enhanced using Google's DeepDream tool. More >>

Photos (and MP Tweets): Climate Protest On Parliament Roof

Thursday, 25 June 2015, 10:14 am | Lyndon Hood

Protesters have scaled the Parliament building this morning to protest the Government's climate policy. More >>

Peters to Stand in Northland By-Election

Friday, 27 February 2015, 1:17 pm | Lyndon Hood

New Zealand First Leader Winston Peters today announced his intention to stand in the Northland by-election, citing his own links to the electorate and ongoing neglect of the region by central government. More >>

Press Conference: Chief of Defence Force, PM on Iraq Plans

Tuesday, 24 February 2015, 5:00 pm | Lyndon Hood

Following his statement to Parliament on plans to deploy New Zealand troops to Iraq, the Prime Minister was joined by Chief of Defence Force Lieutenant General Tim Keating and Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee at a press conference. More >>

Scoop Satire: The Source of Denial

Wednesday, 1 October 2014, 12:57 pm | Lyndon Hood

Confession time. All those anonymous sources you see quoted in the media: me. I am every anonymous source. I am also every anonymous twitter account, but you know me best as every anonymous source. More >>

Lyndon Hood Satire: There Is No Surveillance In New Zealand

Friday, 19 September 2014, 12:36 pm | Lyndon Hood

There is no surveillance in New Zealand There is no one listening to your phones There is no surveillance in New Zealand You can all crawl back under you stones More >>

 

 

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