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Archive for 5 July 2013

Radio NZ: Focus on Politics for 5 July 2013

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– Focus on Politics –

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– Friday 5 July 2013 –

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– Jane Patterson –

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A weekly analysis of significant political issues.

Friday after 6:30pm and Saturday at 5:10pm

At next year’s election the Maori Party will have a completely new leadership team in place, following the announcement this week by one of its founding co-leaders, Pita Sharples, that he will stand aside.

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Radio NZ logo - Focus on Politics

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Click to Listen:  Focus on Politics for 5 July 2013

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Acknowledgement: Radio NZ

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Facepalm #4: John Key (again)

From a speech John Key made in January 2008

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"Well, I've got a challenge for the Prime Minister.  Before she asks for another three years, why doesn't she answer the questions Kiwis are really asking, like... [...]    Why are grocery and petrol prices going through the roof?"

“Well, I’ve got a challenge for the Prime Minister. Before she asks for another three years, why doesn’t she answer the questions Kiwis are really asking, like…
[…] Why are grocery and petrol prices going through the roof?”

Acknowledgement:  SPEECH: 2008: A Fresh Start for New Zealand

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Five years of National government later,

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NZ petrol prices reach record high

Acknowledgement:  NZ Herald – NZ petrol prices reach record high

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Yes, Dear Leader – Why are grocery and petrol prices going through the roof ?”

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johnstewart_facepalm

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