Category Archives: #NZ Politics

Oppose New Zealand Military Training Support to Iraq

Open letter on military deployment to Iraq 11 February 2015 To all Government Ministers and Members of the New Zealand  Parliament, We strongly oppose the commitment of any military support by the New Zealand government to the war in Iraq … Continue reading

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The 175th anniversary of the Treaty of Waitangi -6th February 2015

Waitangi Day 6th February 2015 Kevin P Clements The 6th February , Waitangi Day is a national holiday in New Zealand. It marks the 175th annversary of the Treaty of Waitangi. Te Tiriti is the founding document of New Zealand … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to David Cunliffe

28 September 2014 Open Letter to David Cunliffe, House of Representatives Wellington Dear David, You did an excellent job in the electoral debates with John Key. You matched him dollar for dollar on   economic questions and there were some significant … Continue reading

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Nicky Hager’s Article: New Zealand elections: dirty tricks helped John Key win another term

 This is a great article by Nicky Hager which I am reposting on my blog for everyone to read New Zealand elections: dirty tricks helped John Key win another term Nicky Hager  :theguardian.com, Wednesday 24 September 2014 An orchestrated attack … Continue reading

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Monday is another day-More ruminations on New Zealand Power and Politics

Monday is another day-More ruminations on New Zealand Power and Politics   Kevin P Clements  Now that most electoral returns are in we have learned that a million eligible New Zealanders chose not to register to vote or vote in this … Continue reading

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