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Can Brash do the business for ACT?

Thursday, 28 April 2011, 4:16 pm | John Bishop

Crucial decisions in business and politics can often be framed as a bet. Essentially this is a simple way of condensing all the factors that make up risk into a single question and then answering it either in the affirmative or the negative. More >>

A New Initiative On Graffiti

Sunday, 19 September 2010, 9:06 pm | John Bishop

Lambton Ward candidate John Bishop has come up with a scheme to help eliminate graffiti by enrolling householders to paint out graffiti as soon as it appears. More >>

Council should act now on artificial pitches

Friday, 10 September 2010, 2:21 pm | John Bishop

Council candidate John Bishop has called on the current council to reconsider its stand against more artificial playing pitches for sports people in Wellington. More >>

Wellington Need More Artificial Playing Surfaces

Tuesday, 17 August 2010, 5:54 pm | John Bishop

The Wellington City Council is budgeting to spend less than a million dollars on artificial playing surfaces in the current financial year even though hundreds of games are being cancelled each week because the grass pitches are unplayable. More >>

Review Wellington City Council’s Parking Regime

Sunday, 8 August 2010, 4:35 pm | John Bishop

Lambton Ward candidate John Bishop is calling for a review of the Wellington City Council’s parking policies – and he wants public input about the behaviour of the parking wardens. More >>

John Bishop standing for Wellington City Council

Wednesday, 4 August 2010, 2:11 pm | John Bishop

Highbury resident John Bishop, who works as a communications and business advisor, has announced his candidacy for the Wellington City Council in the Lambton Ward. More >>

Communications Line Issue 2 December 2008

Tuesday, 2 December 2008, 1:40 pm | John Bishop

What’s being making news? The economy, dramatic world events and some media spin all feature in this, the second to last edition of Communications Line in this form. There's plenty on PR, including a little ripper of an interview from the USA. The ... More >>

Communications Line - Special Post Election Issue

Tuesday, 11 November 2008, 11:36 am | John Bishop

The voters have spoken – well nearly 80% of those eligible have anyway. We are going to have a minority National government with enhanced supply and confidence agreements with at least two (and perhaps three) other parties. So much for all the ... More >>

Communications Line Number 71 of 28 October 2008

Wednesday, 29 October 2008, 10:39 am | John Bishop

It’s all about politics and brands this week. Contact Energy’s reputation fell. The Lions rugby team destroyed the faith of their supporters, and the politicians tried to burnish their own brands while not destroying the brands of those they might ... More >>

John Bishop's Communications Line October 2008

Wednesday, 8 October 2008, 12:01 am | John Bishop

As the financial and credit crisis worsens and widens it is starting to affect the outcome of the New Zealand election. It’s happening in three ways. One is the increase in uncertainty among investors and voters, although it is not clear how this will ... More >>

John Bishop: Communications Line 16 September 2008

Wednesday, 17 September 2008, 11:26 am | John Bishop

It’s all about persuasion: getting the media to run your story (if you are a PR person); getting people to believe your story (if you are Winston Peters); getting people to remove a story (if you are Pearl Going fighting a blogger); or getting ... More >>

John Bishops' Communications Line – 21 August

Thursday, 21 August 2008, 4:36 pm | John Bishop

With the general election no more than 12 weeks and two days away (less if you go with any scenario of earlier than 15 November) election campaigns are starting. More >>

John Bishops' Communications Line - 31 July 2008

Friday, 1 August 2008, 10:21 am | John Bishop

Demonising the right is always a popular left wing pastime. (It happens in reverse too.) Chris Trotter's column in the Sunday Star Times of 20 July was one of the more outrageous examples where he bitterly attacked 'the cockies, the rich and the reactionaries. ... More >>

John Bishop's Communications Line - July 2008

Friday, 11 July 2008, 1:44 pm | John Bishop

Tony Veitch must be wondering what has hit him. The sporting weekend had gone well and then on Monday morning, whammo, in the DominionPost he's accused of hitting his former partner and then buying her silence, and by Wednesday afternoon he's standing ... More >>

Communications Line of 19 June 2008

Thursday, 19 June 2008, 4:52 pm | John Bishop

Duty and reputation are absolutely vital parts of the social cement that keeps society together and makes civility possible. But what happens when public officials don’t do their duty or the reputation of important public bodies get eroded. What are ordinary ... More >>

Communications Line Issue Number 64 of 30 May 2008

Friday, 30 May 2008, 3:56 pm | John Bishop

Criminal investigations going wrong, politicians making blunders and plenty of bad language in this issue. Oh did anyone mention a budget: tax cuts seem to be overwhelmed by other events. And there’s some thoughts on the PR benefits of natural disasters ... More >>

Communications Line number 63 of 9 May 2008

Friday, 9 May 2008, 3:31 pm | John Bishop

Consultation over information ; Politics is entertainment; Hillary’s Dream; Cell phones are the new smoking; Green wrath; UK says NZ out, China in; What do customers want to know; A winning idea; Who said this; US newspapers down and up; Manglish; ... More >>

The Rugby Union apologises - John Bishop

Thursday, 17 April 2008, 2:04 pm | John Bishop

The Rugby Union released its review of its conduct of its world cup campaign at 11 am this morning. Here is an advance copy of the remarks of the Rugby Union’s spokesman. More >>

Communications Line Number 61 of 28 March 2008

Friday, 28 March 2008, 11:54 am | John Bishop

Douglas: asset or liability; It’s a greener, nicer ACT now; National has partner options; John Ansell - distiller; Fiscal Drag; Energy sector campaigns against thermal ban; Stiglitz criticises emissions trading; Trudeau; duller than Doonesbury; Arise ... More >>

Communications Line: Who follows Sir Ed?

Friday, 25 January 2008, 11:24 am | John Bishop

Who follows Sir Ed; Trotter bags ; Holiday Experiences; Service attitude; Taunts; One hot night in Whangamomona; Obama: policy free; Clinton and McCain; Bid Laden told to change ways; In the Language Mangler More >>