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Press release re allegations

Thursday, 1 May 2014, 1:49 pm | Matt Robson

I have seen statements made about my alleged involvement in international trafficking. There is no truth to these defamatory allegations. More >>

GASLIGHT, Festival Preview, and a other tidbits

Thursday, 16 July 2009, 1:58 pm | Matt Robson

As we approach Film Festival time, and get a bit swept up in the festivities, I just want to keep you all in the loop on how things are progressing with the society. More >>

Robson-on-Politics - 27 August 2008

Wednesday, 27 August 2008, 2:44 pm | Matt Robson

A reliable source close to John Key has sent ROPs a tape of top level National discussions. The tape reveals that National, after Maurice Williamson decided to sing about the secret agenda on Agenda, has approached the company that owns the rights to "Secret ... More >>

Robson-On-Politics - August 13 2008

Wednesday, 13 August 2008, 3:58 pm | Matt Robson

Thousands of New Zealanders, particularly the elderly and the young, suffer each year from the cold as households skimp on heating because of the cost. More >>

Robson-on-Politics - 28 July 2008

Wednesday, 30 July 2008, 10:06 am | Matt Robson

Readers have been emailing me to ask why I have been AWOL. I must admit that I had a lovely week in sunny Queensland seeing family and friends and dodging thousands of singing pilgrims on their way to Sydney to see Il Papa. A great escape from the ... More >>

Robson: FTA with China - Disaster or Opportunity

Friday, 18 April 2008, 1:17 pm | Matt Robson

In a NZ Herald Opinion Piece John Minto of the organization Global Peace and Justice argues that the recently completed New Zealand Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with China will only benefit China and bring “nothing but more pain and suffering for New ... More >>

Robson-on-Politics - December 2007

Wednesday, 5 December 2007, 1:36 pm | Matt Robson

Life used to be so simple for National Party MPs. If the question was climate change, you just answered that 'we stand with our allies'. If the question was illegal foreign wars, you just said 'we stand with our allies'. More >>

Robson-on-Politics - 22nd November 2007

Thursday, 22 November 2007, 10:58 am | Matt Robson

There are growing similarities between the Australian and United States' campaigns. Both focus on the presidential-style campaign of the leaders. Almost all of the information that the public get is through television, radio, the internet or newspapers. There ... More >>

Robson On Politics: NZ Herald Special

Tuesday, 13 November 2007, 12:06 am | Matt Robson

I have it from good sources that any day now the NZ Herald is going to launch a full, in-depth investigative report into the National Party's use of backdoor, closed-door and behind-the-scenes sources of funding from big business interests in the 2005 ... More >>

Robson-on-politics - 6th November 2007

Tuesday, 6 November 2007, 3:24 pm | Matt Robson

Count-down to Election 2008: 12 months to go With a general election due in November 2008, the fifth MMP election in New Zealand history, it is a good time to review the general political situation. More >>

Robson-on-Politics 16 October 2007

Tuesday, 16 October 2007, 4:33 pm | Matt Robson

I have just got back in Auckland to the great news that two great progressive stalwarts, Grant Gillon and Tony Holman, have topped the polls in their ward for elections to the North Shore City Council. More >>

Robson-on-Politics 10 October 2007

Wednesday, 10 October 2007, 3:02 pm | Matt Robson

Every time you get on the field with a team in any particular sport ( although rugby is in mind here of course) you know that you face the risk of having to endure an underarm bowl, fellow players who fail to tackle, forward passes or poor-sighted ... More >>

Robson-on-Politics: National's Plan + Oz Politics

Wednesday, 3 October 2007, 11:58 am | Matt Robson

National has been outlining its agenda for New Zealanders: Greater privatisation of health services as a precursor to less access to medical support for families. More >>

Robson-On –Politics – Middle East Special

Wednesday, 26 September 2007, 6:06 pm | Matt Robson

The government, and the overwhelming majority of New Zealanders, would agree with the proposition that al-Qaeda, the Taleban and all other similar extremist fanatic organisations, with their ideology of extreme, reactionary intolerance and their ... More >>

Robson-on- Politics: Mike Moore Special

Tuesday, 4 September 2007, 2:29 pm | Matt Robson

In the 1990 election you could find right-wing editorials in newspapers praising the then Prime Minister, Mike Moore. More >>

Robson-on-Politics - August 28 2007

Tuesday, 28 August 2007, 11:44 am | Matt Robson

Dr Megan Woods, the Christchurch 2021 candidate in the upcoming elections for Christchurch mayor, is putting up an excellent campaign against the reactionary candidates. More >>

Robson-on-Politics 15 August 2007

Wednesday, 15 August 2007, 1:47 pm | Matt Robson

If we are to believe the media, the National Party in 2007 appears to support every initiative of Jim Anderton and the progressive Left since 1999 - Kiwibank; an extra paid week's annual leave for workers; regional economic development and NZ Trade ... More >>

Robson-on-Politics - August 8 2007

Wednesday, 8 August 2007, 3:52 pm | Matt Robson

The government of the United States is the only government in the world that has ever exploded atomic weapons of mass destruction over primarily civilian centres - two Japanese cities. More >>

Robson-On-Politics - 31 July 2007

Tuesday, 31 July 2007, 12:40 am | Matt Robson

TV3, the NZ Herald et al have been running hilarious stories about the NZ First Party leader claiming to be outraged that New Zealanders could lose control of our major city's monopoly aviation gateway to the world, Auckland International Airport Ltd. More >>

Robson-on-Politics July 24 2007

Tuesday, 24 July 2007, 2:38 pm | Matt Robson

The Fourth Estate is a term given to the media in recognition of the fact that it is an active participant or branch in our democratic processes. More >>





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