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Public Address 10/11/08 - Congratulations, Mr Key

Public Address 10/11/08 - Congratulations, Mr Key

Congratulations, Mr Key | Nov 10, 2008 09:06
Russell Brown's Hard News
I fancied at times that John Key looked more pleased for himself than anything else on Saturday night, but there is no denying his mandate. Labour has been told to take a rest by the voters --- thousands of whom, in Auckland at least, just stayed home this year. The...

What I saw at the product launch | Nov 09, 2008 19:33
David Slack changed his mind ten feet from the booth
Eights and Aces The arms went up like Rocky. He had pulled off his sweetest deal yet. Into the casino he rolled. We do things differently here. We launch a new government in a gaming palace. While the rest of the world recoils in horror at the bleeding balance...

Sir Roger Tipped As New Minister for Zoos | Nov 09, 2008 13:22
David Haywood on the wire
NZPA-Reuters: National-ACT coalition negotiations look set to return Sir Roger Douglas to government in a role outside cabinet as Minister for Zoos. "I'm delighted to be considered for a leadership role in this position," says Sir Roger. "I believe that the ACT party is uniquely qualified to make a contribution...

Threshold | Nov 09, 2008 02:29
Graeme Edgeler learns the lesson of history
The New Zealand House of Representatives, if there was no threshold: New Zealand National Party - 55 seats New Zealand Labour Party - 41 seats The Greens - 8 seats New Zealand First Party - 5 seats Māori Party - 5 seats Act New Zealand - 4 seats Jim Anderton's...


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