Posts Tagged ‘dirty politics’

Politicians’ shortcomings being weaponised says Steven Joyce

Thursday, August 6th, 2020

In an interview with Newstalk ZB’s Kerre McIvor former minister Steven Joyce said politicians’ short-comings were being “weaponised” and those levelling accusations and exposing the actions needed to press pause. “Nobody is perfect, and there are aspects of everybody’s lives that they’re not proud of. I would just say to the people that bring these Read more

National denies churchgoers being coerced to join the party

Friday, September 12th, 2014

Labour MP Su’a William Sio has been approached by a minister, concerned members of his church have been coerced to join the National Party without understanding what they were signing. He says it seems a National Party advocate has taken advantage of the community’s deprivation. “Congregation members are being approached by a person claiming to Read more

Archbishop Dew – outrage about Dirty Politics a good sign

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

The public discomfort around the current dirty politics revelations is a good sign for our political community, says John Dew, the Catholic Archbishop of Wellington New Zealand. He was speaking in the wake of disclosures made in a recently published book, Dirty Politics which is based on information contained in emails obtained by hacking the computer of Read more