Kim Dotcom Presents: The Party Party: CANCELLED
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FROM KIM DOTCOM:
apologize, my friends. Sadly we must cancel my birthday
party after we received advice that the event could risk
breaching electoral laws.
Because the tickets were
free, we were advised that the purpose of the event could be
I would like to thank the 25,000 people
who registered for my birthday party. You are all
I was looking forward to an awesome event with
great live music and other surprises – but the future of
New Zealand is more important to me than one night of
I hope you agree. So we are moving forward with the
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Gordon Campbell: On The Russel Norman Resignation
While not the decisive factor, last year’s election result must have made it easier for Greens Co-Leader Russel Norman to finally call it a day. After three years of solid campaigning on social justice, economic and environmental issues – and amidst another round of self-destruction by Labour, its ally and rival on the centre-left – the Greens had realistically expected to end up close to 15 % on election day. Instead, it barely held its own, and failed to increase its vote.
This would have been an especially bitter result for Norman. For the past six years, Norman has been the de facto leader of the Opposition – especially after Labour lost the plot with a series of inept leaders and a chronic identity crisis about what, if anything, it now stood for. More>>