Monthly Archives: December, 2013

Remember the PM saying he has a ‘dirt file’ on Labour MPs?

Remember the PM saying he has a ‘dirt file’ on Labour MPs …

John Key admits keeping dirt file on Labour MPs
Published: 7:12PM Monday October 21, 2013 Source: ONE News

& now this …

Senior Key staffer’s rubbish pic duty

“This raises serious questions about the source of many of Cameron Slater’s stories. We can now safely assume future leaks regarding confidential government information and political attacks National wants to distance itself from, come from John Key’s office.”

Nevile Lodge, Evening Post, 08/09/1981 – Operation Rugby

Springbok Tour Cartoon Tax Paye

‘Policing the 1981 Springbok tour, cartoon’, URL:, (Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated 15-Jul-2013

Some felt that the New Zealand Rugby Football Union should have to pay the bill for policing the tour out of the profits they made from the matches. The police spent an estimated $15 million on ‘Operation Rugby’.


Policeman: ‘Kiwi Joe Taxpayer, you are hereby warned that you will be charged with the unknown cost of police overtime, transportation and accommodation, the uncertain cost of supplying umpteen giant hopper bins of gravel, the as-yet-uncalculated cost of installing umpteen rolls of barbed wire, the yet-to-be-estimated cost of—’

Taxpayer:’Why me? What about them?’


Alexander Turnbull Library
Cartoonist: Nevile Lodge, from Evening Post 8 September 1981
Reference: B-135-895
Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Matauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any reuse of this image.

John Key: Can’t recall his stance on 1981 Springbok tour – yeah right.

John Key I didnt have a position on the tour year right

Have you voted? 3 days to go, last day to post Thursday

Dear John, Re Asset Sales, Yeah? Nah! But no thanks


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