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Bryce Edwards’ Political Roundup: Vital progress in dealing with the Pike River mine tragedy

By   /  November 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Bryce Edwards, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Legal issues, Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, NZ Politics, Pacific Region  /  Comments Off on Bryce Edwards’ Political Roundup: Vital progress in dealing with the Pike River mine tragedy

Bryce Edwards’ Political Roundup: Vital progress in dealing with the Pike River mine tragedy Dr Bryce Edwards. The Pike River mine disaster shook New Zealand politics and society. The circumstances that led to the preventable death of 29 men, and the denial of justice to their families, means it remains politically fraught. The government’s announcement […]

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Bryce Edwards’ Political Roundup: The Government’s urgency in repealing the ‘Hobbit law’

By   /  November 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Bryce Edwards, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Lead, Legal issues, Legislation, Lobbyists, Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, NZ Politics, Pacific Region  /  Comments Off on Bryce Edwards’ Political Roundup: The Government’s urgency in repealing the ‘Hobbit law’

[embedded content] Bryce Edwards’ Political Roundup: The Government’s urgency in repealing the ‘Hobbit law’ Dr Bryce Edwards. Like any sector in society, those who own and operate businesses have a vested interest in influencing governments to make rules that favour their operations. And not only is the power of business extraordinarily strong, many argue it […]

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Bryce Edwards’ Political Roundup: Labour’s remarkable CPTPP

By   /  November 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Asia Pacific, Bryce Edwards, CPTPP, Economics, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Free trade, Geopolitics, Lead, Legal issues, MIL NZ OSI, Pacific Region, TPP, TPPA, Trade  /  Comments Off on Bryce Edwards’ Political Roundup: Labour’s remarkable CPTPP

Bryce Edwards’ Political Roundup: Labour’s remarkable CPTPP Dr Bryce Edwards. Last year, Labour MPs were amongst the 72,000 who marched in the streets against the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement. Now in Government, Labour appears to have made major progress in ensuring the TPP should happen. Below are 20 of the most important items from recent days […]

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Critical Politics Newsletter: New Zealand Politics Daily – 10 November 2017

By   /  November 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Critical Politics, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, journalism, Lawsuit, Lead, Legal issues, Media, Media ethics, Media Freedom, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, NZ Politics, Pacific Region  /  Comments Off on Critical Politics Newsletter: New Zealand Politics Daily – 10 November 2017

Critical Politics Newsletter: New Zealand Politics Daily – 10 November 2017 – Today’s content Editor’s Note: Here below is a list of the main issues currently under discussion in New Zealand and links to media coverage. The Beehive and Parliament Buildings. Below are the links to the items online. The full text of these items are contained […]

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Bryce Edwards’s Political Roundup: Time to scrap or reduce the 5% MMP threshold

By   /  October 9, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Bryce Edwards, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Lead, Legal issues, Legislation, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, NZ Politics, Politics  /  Comments Off on Bryce Edwards’s Political Roundup: Time to scrap or reduce the 5% MMP threshold

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Bryce Edwards’s Political Roundup: Time to scrap or reduce the 5% MMP threshold Dr Bryce Edwards. MMP has a major problem – it’s killing off the minor parties. Smaller parties were supposed to revive and shakeup the party system, providing a diverse array of ideological options for voters. Instead, since 1996, […]

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Bryce Edwards Analysis: The Hugely damaging Barclay scandal – Police Re-Investigate

By   /  June 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Bryce Edwards, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Lead, Legal issues, MIL NZ OSI, NZ Politics, Politics  /  Comments Off on Bryce Edwards Analysis: The Hugely damaging Barclay scandal – Police Re-Investigate

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Bryce Edwards Analysis: The Hugely damaging Barclay scandal Dr Bryce Edwards. It’s become a received wisdom that in New Zealand political scandals don’t really hurt governments. But English is looking very damaged by the Barclay saga, and it’s no longer too far-fetched to specutulate on whether this could help deny National’s […]

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Bryce Edwards Analysis: Todd Barclay’s downfall – who loses and why

By   /  June 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Bryce Edwards, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Lead, Legal issues, MIL NZ OSI, Politics  /  Comments Off on Bryce Edwards Analysis: Todd Barclay’s downfall – who loses and why

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Analysis by Dr Bryce Edwards: Todd Barclay’s downfall – who loses and why National Party MP Todd Barclay (pictured above) announced his resignation over illegal taping allegations. The Todd Barclay scandal reminds the public why they distrust and sometimes despise politicians. Therefore, the biggest long-term impact of the scandal might be […]

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ANALYSIS: Lieutenant General Tim Keating’s Operation Burnham Account Highlights Key Legal Concerns

By   /  April 2, 2017  /  24/7 News, Afghanistan, Analysis Assessment, Analysis-Reportage, Baghlan Province, Bamyan Province, Civil rights, Crime, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Foreign Policy, Full Coverage, Geopolitics, Human Rights, Human rights cases, Human rights violations, Indepth, Inquiry, Intelligence, international law, Investigation, Investigative journalism, ISAF, Joint Prioritized Effects List, Law and order, Lead, Legal issues, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Military, Military Forces, Must Read, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Special Air Service, NZ Politics, NZDF, NZSAS, Operation Burnham, Politics, Terrorism, War, Weapons  /  Comments Off on ANALYSIS: Lieutenant General Tim Keating’s Operation Burnham Account Highlights Key Legal Concerns

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ By Selwyn Manning – Editor of EveningReport.nz. This analysis was first published on Kiwipolitico.com. Selwyn Manning, editor EveningReport.nz. There’s an overlooked aspect of the New Zealand Defence Force’s account of Operation Burnham that when scrutinised suggests a possible breach of international humanitarian law and laws relating to war and armed conflict […]

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TPP Still On? No Way: Is Bill English’s Plan B for TPPA a political own goal?

By   /  January 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Economics, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Lead, Legal issues, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, NZ Politics, Pacific Region, Pacific,, TPP, TPPA  /  Comments Off on TPP Still On? No Way: Is Bill English’s Plan B for TPPA a political own goal?

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ The Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement. Image: US Trade. Source: Professor Jane Kelsey Prime Minister Bill English has suggested a TPPA without the USA could still be alive. Bill English’s Plan B for TPPA a political ‘own goal’ in election year ‘The idea from Prime Minister Bill English that New Zealand and […]

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Tess Newton Cain: We need a new law about kava … or do we?

By   /  January 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Agriculture, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Evening Report, Justice, kava, kava exports, Legal issues, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Vanuatu  /  Comments Off on Tess Newton Cain: We need a new law about kava … or do we?

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Kava Act 2015 amendment … “In most cases we don’t need a new law or new powers; what we need is to enforce the ones we already have.” Image: SBS OPINION: By Tess Newton Cain in Port Vila There have been a couple of stories recently in Vanuatu […]

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