Monday, 16 January 2012
Tuesday, 4 October 2011
Dunedin City Council keep director's pay secret
Future remuneration levels for directors of Dunedin City Holding Limited have been removed from the public version of the Larsen Report, which found the Dunedin City Council is "highly dysfunctional" and will owe $700 million in debt by 2014.
Saturday, 10 September 2011
MPs don't get IT
The New Zealand Computer Society is greatly concerned only a handful of MPs understand the potential of Information and communication technologies and has devised a 10 part plan to address the problem.
Thursday, 8 September 2011
Rugby World Cup : Poms spy on Argentina
A former member of the English rugby team has been spotted taking covert photographs of the Argentinian squad in training in Dunedin.
Facebook : Labour ahead in the polls.
Labour have nearly three times as many supporters compared to National, according to Facebook figures.
Sunday, 4 September 2011
Facebook : Judge Philippa Cunningham should be banned
Facebook group "Judge Phillippa Cunningham should be banned" is gaining membership online.
Monday, 29 August 2011
Stephen Fry's bizzare goodbye tweet to Kiwi elfy friends
British actor Stephen Fry has left New Zealand, but not before tweeting : “I’ll be back”.
Sunday, 28 August 2011
Wikileaks : John Key says Brain-Drain to OZ significant problem
Prime Minister John Key said the brain drain to Australia is the only significant problem with New Zealand's business environment, according to a US diplomatic cable released by Wikileaks.
Saturday, 27 August 2011
Wikileaks : Daredevil Phil Goff is problem solver
Wikileak cables from the US embassy in Wellington reveal Labour MP Phil Goff is a pragmatic and amiable problem solver, with a gift for detail.
Friday, 26 August 2011
Wikileaks : "fiefdom" hobbles Auckland city development at tax payer expense
A patchwork of competing fiefdoms in Auckland has hindered decision-making and hobbled the city's development at taxpayers' expense, according to a wikileak.
Wednesday, 24 August 2011
Fonterra organic cuts a suspected plan to introduce GE crops
Fonterra's plan to reduce organic farm production by 50% is a suspected plan to introduce genetically engineered crops into New Zealand, GE Free New Zealand say.
Friday, 19 August 2011
GE Magic Bullet endangers Tourism Industry
New Zealand's tourism industry is facing real danger if they believe New Zealand's clean green image won't be damaged by "magic bullet" GE crops, GE Free New Zealand says.