Law Changes Will Affect Local Body Elections

The Government has moved urgently via Parliament to amend the Local Government Act. The changes came into affect today. The amendments tighten the rules that apply to local body election campaigns. Local Government Minister Rodney Hide said there had been considerable concern within government about the campaigns of some candidates. “The amendments remove a number of anomalies…

I So Totally Forgot

Sometimes when you’re a prominent politician your memory can play tricks on you. It’s like that time when I accused my opponent of dipping into ratepayer funds to pay for posh lunches, only to suddenly remember I’d been reimbursed for a few fancy feeds myself. I’d so completely forgotten about any of that. Or like…