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Steven Joyce encourages overpaid teachers to pay underpaid teachers

Steven Joyce encourages overpaid teachers to pay underpaid teachers

Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce announced yesterday that the government would maintain the struggling Novopay payments system for teachers, despite numerous and continuing problems since its implementation. He said that the government would continue working hard to iron out the remaining issues, but in the meantime he is encouraging teachers […]

The news media was relieved this morning to find that John Key had said something slightly off message about Wellington.

Media saved from end of bullshit news story by arrival of another

New Zealand’s media are breathing a sigh of relief this morning after a bullshit story with zero news value miraculously saved them from the end of another. Journalists, who were beginning to fear that they might have to cover real news, were anxious after this morning’s press conference with disgraced […]

Aaron Gilmore threatens to use political position to end own career

Aaron Gilmore threatens to use political position to end own career

Beleaguered National MP Aaron Gilmore was reportedly heard by neighbours last night having a loud argument with himself, in which he threatened to use his lack of political muscle to end his own career. Neighbours say they didn’t hear the entire argument, which took place at the MP’s Christchurch home, […]

Julia Gillard is exhibiting a fiery determination to emerge victorious in the last election.

Gillard confident of victory in 2010 election

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has come out swinging against her political opponents over the weekend, expressing firm confidence that, despite recent troubles, she can still emerge victorious at the 2010 federal election. With the next election approaching later this year, Gillard’s Labor Party is facing what some are already […]

Kim Dotcom to help copyright activists by launching independent TV channel about Kim Dotcom

Kim Dotcom to help copyright activists by launching independent TV channel about Kim Dotcom

Citing what he sees as a broadcasting media biased toward the interests of the United States government, internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom is planning to establish his own independent television channel here in New Zealand. The channel, Kim TV, will feature 24 hours of nonstop Kim Dotcom-related programming, including interviews with […]

John Key is working long and frustrating hours in an attempt to invent new political parties that will help him win re-election in 2014.

John Key resorts to making up coalition partners ahead of 2014 election

Prime Minister John Key has reportedly spent the last few weeks agonizing over a series of made up political parties that he hopes will help National form a coalition government in 2014. Despite National’s continuing popularity in public opinion polling, the prospects of it retaining government after next year’s election […]