Politics Newsletter: New Zealand Politics Daily – 8 January 2018 – Today’s content
Editor’s Note: Here below is a list of the main issues currently under discussion in New Zealand and links to media coverage.
Below are the links to the items online. The full text of these items are contained in the PDF file (click to download).
John-Michael Swannix and Lloyd Burr (Newshub): Jim Anderton ‘saved’ the Labour Party, NZ – Matt McCarten
Chris Trotter (Stuff): Jim Anderton: An unlikely left-wing hero
NZ Herald editorial: Jim Anderton might have been PM but for timing
Laila Harre (Herald): Jim Anderton champion of the most basic Labour values
Simon Collins (Herald): Jim Anderton’s last message: Let’s rebuild trust in governments
Thomas Coughlan (Newsroom): Anderton’s Shakespearean legacy
John Gibb (ODT): Policies seen as Anderton’s legacy
Tracy Watkins (Stuff): Anderton’s lasting legacy
Piripi Taylor (Maori TV): A freedom fighter for our people – Sandra Lee-Vercoe
Chris Trotter (Bowalley Road): James Patrick Anderton 1938 – 2018
Simon Collins (Herald): Feisty to the end: Jim Anderton’s final days
Julian Lee and Nick Truebridge (Stuff): Former Deputy Prime Minister Jim Anderton dies in Christchurch
Newshub: Jim Anderton dies aged 79
Evening Report: Former New Zealand Deputy Prime Minister Jim Anderton Dies
Newstalk ZB: Mike Williams, Don Brash on Jim Anderton
Kristin Hall (The Spinoff): When will New Zealand finally grow up about boobs?
Alison Mau (Stuff): Don’t waste your breath excusing the Rhythm and Vines groper
Stephanie Rodgers (Boots theory): What did she expect?
Graham Cameron (First we take Manhattan): Hey, saw you grab her breast at Rhythm & Vines. Come on bro, it’s time to apologise
Tamsyn Parker (Herald): Nearly 60pc of Kiwi women earn less than their partners
Martyn Bradbury (Daily Blog): Does anyone really want anti-abortion death cult booties used for political grand standing?
Sarah Harris (Herald): Gender diverse Kiwis are increasingly changing identification to match
Heather du Plessis-Allan (Herald): A resolution for the world – park the outrage
Martyn Bradbury (Daily Blog): 2017 – The year of Trumpism, resentment kulture & climate change
Bob Kerridge (Stuff): The abhorrence of killing in the name of conservation
Leith Huffadine (Stuff): How climate change could send your insurance costs soaring
Dominion Post: Editorial: China’s refusal to take our rubbish should make us greener
Lorde not playing in Israel
The Guardian: Lorde’s artistic right to cancel gig in Tel Aviv
David Cohen (RNZ): ‘Lorde deserves some sympathy’
Current and former MPs
Kelly Makiha (Herald): Te Ururoa Flavell reveals new business venture
Rexine Hawes (Stuff): Former Waikato MP humbled by Queen’s Service Order
Paul Buchanan (Kiwipolitico): Plus ca change, or, does Labour have a foreign policy?
Audrey Malone (Stuff): Roads of National Significance partly to blame for death toll on our roads: Genter
Graham Adams (North & South): Why should we respect religion?
John Farrow (ODT): Still questions about Whittall’s $3.41m Pike deal
Tom Peters (World socialist website): New Zealand government seeks to contain outrage over Pike River mine disaster
Matthew Theunissen (Herald): ‘Dramatic’ shake-up for NZ workplaces in 2018: experts
David Williams (Newsroom): The future of newspapers
Catherine Harris (Stuff): Ethical dilemma for lawyers forced by new rules to disclose dodgy dealings
Tom Hunt (Stuff): Super ghosts: Pensions paid to thousands already in their graves
Graeme Edgeler (Public address): If Australia Jumped off a Cliff…; or How not to waste millions of taxpayer dollars
Brennan McDonald: Can regional economic development really happen?
Liam Dann (Herald): Why is Graeme Hart so rich?
Michael Reddell (Croaking Cassandra): OIA obstructionism – yet more evidence for RB reform
Richard Swainson (Stuff): Honours: You’re either with them or against them
Brian Easton (Pundit): Celebrating New Zealand’s Independent Republics.
Sam Price (World socialist website): New Zealand government prepares attack on foreign students
Alastair Paulin (Stuff): The public has a right to know what gifts doctors get from drug companies
Martyn Bradbury (Daily Blog): Isn’t it time to reflect on fanatical anti-tobacco crusade?
Victoria University of Wellington (Newsroom): Ending child poverty can’t be partisan pursuit
John Tamihere: Tax cuts are the wrong approach