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More Questions over Mahuta

Sean Plunket: Did Minister Mahuta know when she turned up with her husband to help launch its new facility in Auckland that her husband was in the midst of a major transaction with the Global Metals?

June 27th, 2022
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More on the Mahuta mess from Graham Adams

Graham Adams: A ministry investigation shows that concerns about perceived conflicts of interest are not going away. Opposition MPs have lodged a slew of written questions for ministers to answer.

June 27th, 2022
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The cabinet minister and the RNZ editorial executive

Karl du Fresne: The issue, then, is this: while in one respect the relationship between Allan and Dunlop is their own business, they must accept there are unavoidable wider implications.

June 23rd, 2022
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Virtue signalling, Kiri Allan, Three Waters & secret donations

Karl du Fresne: I like what I’ve seen of Allan. She’s Maori and lesbian, but she doesn’t appear to play the woke card

June 21st, 2022
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How Government funding is used to muzzle mainstream media

The Platform looks closer at the Public Interest Journalism Fund and exactly what mainstream media have agreed to.

June 18th, 2022
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Why is New Zealand’s defence minister visiting South Korea?

Geoffrey Miller: The Pacific remains the focus during Henare’s current trip to Asia

June 16th, 2022
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Sister Act: Just how powerful will Tipa Mahuta be?

Graham Adams: It appears that Nanaia Mahuta’s younger sibling will have unusual influence through her “advisory” role in Three Waters.

June 10th, 2022
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MSM's silence speaks volumes

Martyn Bradbury: Is the Public Interest Journalism Fund's strict editorial policy smothering focus on Nanaia's Three Waters nepotism criticism?

June 7th, 2022
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Mahuta imbroglio a quagmire for the Government

Graham Adams: Ardern will soon be in the gun alongside her minister.

June 4th, 2022
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Aotearoa? It's New Zealand

Michael Laws: Destroying our history and heritage is not a solution. Editorial 3rd June 2022.

June 3rd, 2022