Why the Government, the Opposition and the Media may help Muhammad Rizalman bin Ismail walk

On the weekend when the story broke of the diplomat invoking diplomatic immunity to flee potential charges over a sexual assault I was amazed and concerned as to the tone of the reporting, and the comments made by many as to the alleged incident. Notice I used the word alleged there, I did that on…

The first to forecast the winner in the 2014 election

I was speaking with my parents on Thursday and the subject of John Key and David Shearer came up, I quickly said that ‘Labour will win the next election’ which was met with a few chuckles…but mostly fear from the lifelong National supporters, however I think they will. The polls of recent times have seen…

Pat Brittenden Mornings Audio

David Shearer on John Banks [soundcloud url=”http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/44886635″ iframe=”true” /] Immigration Minister Nathan Guy on new legislation around asylum seekers [soundcloud url=”http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/44887174″ iframe=”true” /] Gary Poole from the Refugee Council of NZ on proposed legislation around asylum seekers [soundcloud url=”http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/44887367″ iframe=”true” /] The Panel with David Slack and Bob McCoskrie [soundcloud url=”http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/44898108″ iframe=”true” /]