Critical Politics Newsletter: New Zealand Politics Daily – 23 November 2017 – Today’s content
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Jessica Long (Stuff): Education Ministry turns down teachers’ call for immediate 5pc pay rise
Peter Lyons (Herald): Treating education as football unfair and wasteful
Toby Curtis (Herald): Charter schools worth preserving
Simon Collins (Herald): NCEA Level 1 maths exam ‘not that hard’
John Gerritsen (RNZ): Girls outclass boys as NZ ranks top 10 for collaboration
Nicholas Jones (Herald): Government reverses rule allowing kids to start school at 4
Mei Heron (RNZ): Fifth birthday school starts back on table
Herald Editorial: No fees will mean fewer places for foreign students
Anna Bracewell-Worrall (Newshub): Labour bars Australians from fees-free study
Craig McCulloch (RNZ): Govt reveals costings for student allowances boost
Laura Walters (Stuff): Student allowance and living cost rises come in at $200m a year
Jenna Lynch (Newshub): Increase to Student Allowance to cost $700m
Jenna Lynch (Newshub): How much will the boost to student allowances cost?
Liam Fitzpatrick and Casey Quackenbush (Time): Jacinda Ardern, New Zealand’s 37-Year-Old Leader, Rolls Up Her Sleeves
Anna Bracewell-Worrall (Newshub): Understanding New Zealand First through the power of poetry
Laura Walters (Stuff): Former Labour chief of staff moves to left-wing lobby firm after four years
Bryce Edwards (Newsroom): What’s happened to the Greens?
John Edens (RNZ): How can rates go up in a market slowdown?
Laura Dooney (RNZ): Rates bill concern spreads to regions
Hayden Donnell (Spinoff): Please pray for these Aucklanders whose homes are making too much money
Tim Brown (RNZ): Landlord relieved after court rules against tenant
Migration and refugees
Liam Dann (Herald): Migration over the peak – tipped to fall further
Gill Bonnett (RNZ): Boosting labour inspectorate a priority – Minister
Rosemary McLeod (Press): Treading warily in aftermath of Tampa
Economy and Forbes article
Liam Dann (Herald): What Recession? Local economists pick good growth
Chris Trotter (Daily Blog): Communist In All But Name! Is Jacinda About to Oversee the Second Peaceful Transition to Kiwi Socialism?
Mike Hosking (Herald): Why Forbes is right and wrong about an NZ recession
Michael Daly (Stuff): Steven Joyce sticks to $11.7 billion hole in Government budget
John Campbell (RNZ): Murray spent 140k on travel at Canadian health authority
Karen Brown (RNZ): Waikato DHB withholds draft audit report
Karen Brown (RNZ): Second manager at Waikato DHB resigns
Northern Advocate: Failure to listen delaying diagnosis of deadly illness, says GP
Richard Harman (Politik): Greens and NZ First likely to have water fight
No Right Turn: Climate change: Fudging on trees
No Right Turn: Against the Te Kuha mine
Adriana Weber (RNZ): Dairy strategy prioritises environment, animal welfare
Martyn Bradbury (Daily Blog): Is it time to end big Dairy in New Zealand?
Sam Hurley (Herald): ‘Insulting’ newspaper cartoons prompt legal debate over racial friction
Bryan Gould: Why is Mike Hosking so hard to watch?
Kylie Klein Nixon (Stuff): Tony Veitch announces his return to TV after bashing his girlfriend got him fired
Madeleine Holden (Spinoff): Why is Sky bringing Tony Veitch back to our TVs?
Joel MacManus (Critic): Sky ‘Not Concerned’ About Convicted Abusers On TV
Tim Murphy (Newsroom): Travelling mayor means business
James Pasley (Stuff): Auckland producing more greenhouse gas emissions as a whole, but less per capita
Tim Murphy (Newsroom): Wharf’s $10m ‘dolphin’ back to bite Goff
Simon Wilson (Spinoff): Why is Grant Dalton so unpatriotic? And other vital questions about the America’s Cup
Todd Niall (RNZ): America’s Cup: Big decisions due today
Mike Hosking (Herald): Don’t dare turn this into the America’s cock-up
Joel Cayford (Herald): Team NZ’s option biased to private development
Matthew Theunissen (Herald): ‘If we don’t extend into the harbour, we lose the Cup’
Ellen Read (Stuff): America’s Cup: Yacht race versus all other council spending
Dominion Post Editorial: Will Zimbabwe just trade one butcher for another?
Barry Soper (Newstalk ZB): Robert Mugabe’s brutality understated
Nicholas Jones (Herald): New Zealand looks forward to return of democracy in Zimbabwe
David Williams (Newsroom): Bargain builds are over, government warned
Press Editorial: An opportunity in set-back for Christchurch’s metro sports facility
Offensive message and Hamilton Council
Libby Wilson and Phillipa Yalden (Stuff): Council’s cringe crew – lewd message the latest in string of embarrassing Hamilton City Council moments
Andrew McRae (RNZ): Explicit joke reignites claims of sexism on council
Melanie Bracewell (RNZ): A handy guide to sending ‘funny’ messages to women
Dubby Henry (Herald): Destiny charities to be stripped of tax-exempt status
Alexander Gillespie (Herald): We get good and bad grades on global rankings
Nicholas Jones (Herald): Winston Peters confident of Pike River re-entry
John Moore (Liberation): Pike River and the anti-Establishment zeitgeist
Edward Gay (RNZ): Crown seeks third murder trial for Malcolm Rewa
Mikaela Collins (Northern Advocate): Ngapuhi express views to new Treaty Negotiations Minister Andrew Little
Phil Pennington (RNZ): NZ fire officials using scare tactics – engineer
Tamsyn Parker (Herald): Baby boomers buck ‘self indulgent’ beliefs