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Press Council finds fault with Herald EFA Campaign

Friday, 18 April 2008, 9:59 am | Coalition for Open Government

The Coalition for Open Government is delighted that the Press Council has upheld its complaint against the NZ Herald's Electoral Finance Bill campaign. The Press Council found that the Herald's front-page editorial last year contained a "mis-statement ... More >>

Coalition welcomes revised Electoral Finance Bill

Monday, 19 November 2007, 3:29 pm | Coalition for Open Government

The Coalition for Open Government welcomes the revised the Electoral Finance Bill, saying it is greatly improved by the changes announced today. “We are particularly pleased to see that the bill now abolishes secret trusts and tackles anonymous donations,” ... More >>

Coalition suggests fix for third party rules

Tuesday, 14 August 2007, 2:42 pm | Coalition for Open Government

Coalition for Open Government suggests fix for third party rules The Coalition for Open Government says the problems with the third party rules in the Electoral Finance Bill can be fairly easily fixed. "If we tweaked the Bill and used the wording ... More >>

Govt's Arguments for Anonymous Donation Ban

Monday, 13 August 2007, 9:31 am | Coalition for Open Government

The Open Government Report released today contains details of the original decisions make by Cabinet several months ago on election finance reform. The Cabinet agreed that a lack of controls on anonymous donations and secret trusts would "weaken the ... More >>

Open government group shocked by legislation

Tuesday, 24 July 2007, 5:51 pm | Coalition for Open Government

The Coalition for Open Government says the government has failed to deliver on its most important promise for election finance reform - ending large anonymous donations and secret election trust funds. More >>

Electoral Finance Bill fails to live up to promise

Tuesday, 24 July 2007, 10:14 am | Coalition for Open Government

The Coalition for Open Government is very disappointed with the new Electoral Finance Bill, released today, saying it falls far short of the government's promise to create a more open and incorruptible election system. More >>

Electoral Finance Bill fails to live up to promise

Tuesday, 24 July 2007, 10:00 am | Coalition for Open Government

The Coalition for Open Government is very disappointed with the new Electoral Finance Bill, released today, saying it falls far short of the government's promise to create a more open and incorruptible election system. More >>

Self-interested politicians shouldn't write rules

Monday, 16 April 2007, 11:01 am | Coalition for Open Government

The public will not have confidence in the Government's new election donation and spending laws if they are shaped in secret deals behind closed doors, says the Coalition for Open Government. More >>

Group pressing for strong new election finance law

Monday, 2 April 2007, 11:18 am | Coalition for Open Government

The reactivated Coalition for Open Government was launched today, across the road from Parliament, to press for strong new election finance laws. Spokesperson Steven Price said New Zealand's current election finance rules are some of the worst in ... More >>

Coalition re-forming over election finance laws

Monday, 2 April 2007, 9:52 am | Coalition for Open Government

A group will be launched in Wellington tomorrow to campaign for strong new election finance laws. The group, called the Coalition for Open Government, is a reactivation of the 1980s Coalition for Open Government that successfully pushed for New Zealand's ... More >>

 
 
 
 
 

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