Key Notes: Why should NZ be on the UN Security Council?
John Key: Why should NZ be on the UN Security
Over the weekend I returned from a
very successful visit to the United States.
I put New
Zealand’s case for a seat on the United Nations Security
Council, and met with President Obama along with other US
Our relationship with the United States is in
great shape. Watch my latest video to hear more about my
Rt Hon John
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Gordon Campbell: On The Wage Hike For MPs (and Paul Robeson)
Hard to tell what is more infuriating. Is it the 5.3% increase on the already bloated salaries of MPs, or their pantomime of outrage at being gifted with such a wonderful back-dated bonanza?
As usual, Prime Minister John Key has busily tried to distance himself from the political fallout, even though he happens to be the main beneficiary of the Remuneration Authority’s generosity. Finance Minister Bill English says with a straight face that it would actually be very hard to give the money back...
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