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Spike Mountjoy Cartoon: Reading The Election

Friday, 19 September 2014, 11:52 am | Spike Mountjoy

A comparison of a concerned voter's Facebook and the media More >>

Spike Mountjoy Images: The GCSB/Five Eyes Shemozzle

Friday, 19 September 2014, 11:36 am | Spike Mountjoy

Cartoons and an imagey thing about the recent New Zealand spying revelations. More >>

'Dirty Politics' Cartoons: Whale Comes Home To Roost

Monday, 18 August 2014, 11:59 am | Spike Mountjoy

Cartoon on John Key, Judith Collins and Whale Oil based on revelation in Nicky Hager's 'Dirty Politics' More >>

40+ Beached Whales Freed from Coromandel Mudflats

Sunday, 27 December 2009, 7:53 pm | Spike Mountjoy

More than 40 stranded pilot whales were heading back out to sea this evening (Sunday) after a massive effort to rescue a pod of 63 found on the mudflats in Colville Bay, Coromandel, this morning. More >>

Climate Activists Blockade NZ Stock Exchange

Monday, 21 December 2009, 1:55 pm | Spike Mountjoy

Protesters blockaded the New Zealand Stock Exchange this morning frustrated with global inaction on climate change and critical of market-based systems being proposed to tackle the problem. Activists occupied an office on the second floor of the exchange ... More >>

Scoop Audio: Joyce & NZTA on Levin-Wgtn Expressway

Tuesday, 15 December 2009, 3:20 pm | Spike Mountjoy

Motorists will be able to drive on a four lane expressway from Levin to Wellington Airport by 2020 if Government plans announced today run to schedule. The new road developments include the building of Transmission Gully, doubling the Terrace and ... More >>

Scoop Images: Bomb Scare Closes Wgtn CBD Streets

Wednesday, 9 December 2009, 5:20 pm | Spike Mountjoy

Police cordoned off several blocks off Featherston Street in Wellington's CBD this afternoon after receiving a bomb threat. More >>

Audio: Greens' Super Fund Divests From Houses

Friday, 9 October 2009, 1:54 pm | Spike Mountjoy

The Green Party super fund will divest from its two houses to “give clarity to the public”, Party Co-leader Metiria Turei announced today. The Party’s super fund has stocks in three different companies, a flat on the Terrace and a house in ... More >>

Scoop Audio: PM confirms SAS in Kabul

Monday, 5 October 2009, 5:28 pm | Spike Mountjoy

The Prime Minister confirmed today that New Zealand’s SAS is operating in Kabul, and said he will review his Government’s secretive approach to Special Forces deployments. A story in the most recent Sunday Star Times highlighted comments by a Norwegian ... More >>

Scoop Audio: PM Has Assurance On Detainee Torture

Monday, 21 September 2009, 6:37 pm | Spike Mountjoy

New Zealand’s Special Air Service left for Afghanistan on Wednesday, but the PM says he has a verbal assurance from the Afghan Government that any detainees they hand over to Afghan forces will not be tortured. Previous SAS deployments raised ... More >>

Scoop Audio: Key on the ETS Report and DOC Mining

Monday, 31 August 2009, 6:47 pm | Spike Mountjoy

Audio on Demand of NZ Prime Minister John Key's weekly post-cabinet press conference. The Select Committee reviewing NZ’s Emissions Trading Scheme finally tabled its report today. In his press conference this afternoon the Prime Minister said political ... More >>

The PM on Private Hospitals, Afghanistan and Sushi

Monday, 29 June 2009, 6:47 pm | Spike Mountjoy

Changes to District Health Board protocols will see further privitasation of the health sector. Under the changes DHBs will be able to negotiate long-term contracts with private hospitals, primarily for the provision of elective surgery. Prime Minister ... More >>

Scoop Audio: PM lays into “smacking” referendum

Monday, 22 June 2009, 8:01 pm | Spike Mountjoy

Audio on Demand of NZ Prime Minister John Key's weekly press conference. The PM laid into the upcoming child discipline referendum today saying the question could have been written by Dr Seuss. He said the referendum wasn’t Green Eggs and Ham, and ... More >>

PM’s Presser: Key Stonewalls on the Worth Question

Monday, 15 June 2009, 7:36 pm | Spike Mountjoy

The Prime Minister continued his refusal to say why he sacked Richard Worth as a Minister. He would only say Worth had lost his confidence. The PM spent fifteen minutes refusing to answer this question. This is what a stonewall sounds like: Press Gallery ... More >>

The PM's Presser: The Richard Worth Saga Continues

Monday, 8 June 2009, 6:48 pm | Spike Mountjoy

Today’s post cabinet presser saw more than 25 minutes of inquiry into the Richard Worth saga. Key refused to pin point exactly why he stood Worth down, continuing to say only that the MP's actions were not those “befitting a minister”. Key ... More >>

PM's Presser: Super City Hikoi “Non-Toxic”

Monday, 25 May 2009, 5:48 pm | Spike Mountjoy

Audio on Demand of NZ Prime Minister John Key's weekly press conference. Key said he would not be calling President Obama to complain about US moves to subsidise dairy exports, but would leave it at the diplomatic level, in the hands of Trade Minister ... More >>

PM’s Presser: Brash’s emails and Ms Rankin

Monday, 18 May 2009, 5:43 pm | Spike Mountjoy

Audio on Demand of NZ Prime Minister John Key's weekly press conference. The PM was questioned repeatedly about the recent police report regarding the emails of ex-opposition, and ex-National Party leader, Don Brash. The emails formed the basis for Nicky Hager’s ... More >>

PMs Press Conference: The Waterview preference

Monday, 11 May 2009, 5:41 pm | Spike Mountjoy

The Prime Minister wouldn’t be drawn on whether his Government preferred an above, or below ground option for the Water View Motorway. He said the preference for an above ground option expressed by National’s Mt Albert candidate Melissa Lee was ... More >>

Scoop Photos: Air NZ Cabin Staff Protest

Thursday, 7 May 2009, 1:09 pm | Spike Mountjoy

Air New Zealand cabin staff protest outside the Air NZ Holidays shop on the corner of Grey Street and Lambton Quay. 240 flight attendants employed by subsidiary Zeal 320 were locked out early this morning, after the workers gave notification of a ... More >>

Scoop Audio + Pictures: Iwi Aquaculture Settlement

Thursday, 7 May 2009, 10:37 am | Spike Mountjoy

Ministers of the Crown And representatives from South Island and Hauraki Iwi sign an aquaculture settlement at Te Papa More >>





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