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Dieuwe de Boer analyses the NZ election campaign
by Owen LLewellyn · 03/09/2017 8pm
Dieuwe de Boer of Right Minds NZ is interviewed on The Unshackled and gives an insightful rundown on the forthcoming NZ General Election. de Boer identifies housing as probably the biggest policy issue coming into this election. Perhaps surprisingly, he identifies Labour as having the best approach ...
The Greens In New Zealand Also Abuse Taxpayer Funds
by Owen LLewellyn · 05/08/2017 5pm
The Unshackled exposes the rank hypocrisy of the Greens on both sides of the Tasman : The Australian Greens like to think of themselves as the moral arbiters of the nation. They rage against the major parties’ MPs abusing their entitlements but we later learn that they are not much better. Just ...
Greens Party List
by Owen LLewellyn · 05/06/2017 8pm
The Green Party of Aotearoa have announced their party list for September’s election. The Greens have a unique method of finalising their party list, allowing members to vote to select the positions of the various candidates on the list. Remember, in the New Zealand system, your list ranking will ...
Labour Greens Coalition Tax scam
by Owen LLewellyn · 27/03/2017 9am
Labour and the Greens last week released their budget responsibility rules. This is a slick political move which could fool a lot of soft voters. On the face of it, it looks like they are making a firm commitment to fiscal responsibility.