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Lyndon Hood: Better Analogies for National Pilfering Budget Data

Wednesday, 5 June 2019, 10:15 am | Lyndon Hood

"Imagine you've got a room in which you have placed important documents that you feel are secure, are bolted down with a lock and key, but unknown to you one of those bolts has a weakness, and someone who attacks that bolt deliberately, persistently ... More >>

Quiz: Advice on Collins Leadership or Indiana Jones Fan Fic?

Friday, 23 November 2018, 4:21 pm | Lyndon Hood

Judith Collins is, as they say of aspiring leaders and infected sores everywhere, running. More >>

PM's Post-Cabinet Press Conference 15/10/18: Fuel, Leaks

Monday, 15 October 2018, 5:53 pm | Lyndon Hood

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern again discussed rising fuel prices at Monday's post-cabinet press conference. The government plans to progress amendments to the Commerce Act that would allow a formal investigation of the petrol market (and other markets) ... More >>

Multimedia: PM's Post-Cabinet Press Conference 8/10/18

Monday, 8 October 2018, 5:28 pm | Lyndon Hood

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was joined by Energy and Resources Minister Megan Woods and Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Kris Faafoi to announce plans to use forthcoming commerce legislation to investigate the fuel market. She said importer ... More >>

Acting PM's Press Conference 24/9/18: UN-Leader'd

Monday, 24 September 2018, 6:05 pm | Lyndon Hood

Winston Peters, Acting Prime Minister while Jacinda Ardern is in New York for the UN Leaders' Week, held a short press conference Monday after chairing this week's cabinet meeting. More >>

PM's Press Conference 17/9/18: Still in Iraq and Afghanistan

Tuesday, 18 September 2018, 9:46 am | Lyndon Hood

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's Monday post-cabinet press conference focused on the extension of New Zealand Defence Force deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as missions in South Sudan, the Golan Heights, and the Sinai Peninsula. More >>

PM's Post-Cabinet Press Conference 10/9/18: House Wins

Monday, 10 September 2018, 6:39 pm | Lyndon Hood

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was joined at Monday's post-cabinet press conference by Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford to announced the first ballot for Kiwibuild homes . More >>

Lyndon Hood: On Civility

Friday, 29 June 2018, 5:42 pm | Lyndon Hood

A civil poem about the civilness of civility. More >>

PM's Post-Cab 21/5/18: Working On It

Monday, 21 May 2018, 5:57 pm | Lyndon Hood

At today's post-cabinet press conference Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern gave an update on the response to the spread of Mycoplasma bovis in New Zealand cattle. The government is working with industry to develop a long term approach to eradicate or control ... More >>

PM's Press Conference 14/5/18: Acting Up

Monday, 14 May 2018, 5:57 pm | Lyndon Hood

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was join by Deputy Winston Peters at her post-cabinet press conference this afternoon to discuss arrangements for his Acting Prime Minister role during her maternity leave. More >>

PM's Press Conference 27/11/17: Peters' Papers Pickle

Monday, 27 November 2017, 5:18 pm | Lyndon Hood

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was joined at her post-cabinet press conference by Deputy PM and Foreign Minister Winston Peters over the non-release of a document with further information relating to the Labour/NZ First coalition deal. Peters had ... More >>

PM's Press Conference 20/11/17: Pike Re-Entry Agency

Monday, 20 November 2017, 5:18 pm | Lyndon Hood

At today's post-cabinet press conference Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was joined by Minister Responsible for Pike River Re-entry Andrew Little to announce plans for the new agency for re-entry of the mine . More >>

Post-Cabinet Press Conference: Home Ownership vs The TPP

Tuesday, 31 October 2017, 5:43 pm | Lyndon Hood

Incoming Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern held her first post-cabinet press conference this afternoon,following the second meeting of her cabinet. More >>

Scoop Multimedia: Peters on Post-Election Negotiations

Wednesday, 27 September 2017, 4:23 pm | Lyndon Hood

New Zealand First Leader Winston Peters, whose party is at the centre of negotiations to form the next government, held a press conference this afternoon. He said he would not be holding another until after special vote results are released on October 7 ... More >>

Lyndon Hood: Policy Captcha

Monday, 11 September 2017, 12:37 pm | Lyndon Hood

I ’ve recently taken an interest in concerns about social media robots are trying to influence the New Zealand elections. [Spoilers: maybe, maybe not very well, this probably isn't the way to find out.] More >>

PM's Press Conference 14/8/17: Mental Health and Evidence

Monday, 14 August 2017, 6:12 pm | Lyndon Hood

The Prime Minister was joined by Health Minister Jonathan Coleman at today's post-cabinet press conference. They announced a suite of new mental health initiatives costing $100 million . Prime Minister English described it as a 'significant broadening and ... More >>

National Announces Plan To Hit Youth With Big Mallets

Monday, 14 August 2017, 1:05 pm | Lyndon Hood

The National party has announced its youth justice policy, which includes a controversial plan for recidivist serious youth offenders to be hit over the head with a comically large rubber mallet. More >>

Lyndon Hood: This ->

Monday, 7 August 2017, 2:31 pm | Lyndon Hood

It's been brought to my attention that Labour's new campaign slogan is "Let's do this". More >>

Scoop Images: Wellington America's Cup Parade

Tuesday, 11 July 2017, 3:25 pm | Lyndon Hood

Wellingtonians lined the streets on Tuesday lunchtime to welcome the America's Cup and celebrate Emirates Team New Zealand's victory with cheers and polite applause. More >>

Lyndon Hood: The Social Investment Model, Explained

Monday, 8 May 2017, 11:25 am | Lyndon Hood

As Chairman-at-large of the National Committee for Ideas that Sounded Good at the Time, I get asked a lot about this social investment strategy lark. It looks to be a big feature of the upcoming budget and they reckon it’s a revolutionary approach ... More >>





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