John Key

National sets out its agenda

National sets out its agenda

Prime Minister John Key last month made tackling child poverty a top priority but yesterday, the issue was barely mentioned in his agenda for the next three years.

John Key's opportunity

Interviewed on television just before midnight on election day, Prime Minister John Key demonstrated why he is so popular.

Key's education initiative 'a winner'

Key's education initiative 'a winner'

An education leadership specialist at the University of Otago has labelled the Government's latest pupil achievement improvement initiative, ''a winner''.

No "news" is great news!

Isn't it great to have had over 2 weeks with virtually no dead-boring rugby or government spin garbage inundating our daily lives? No John Key! No McCaw! No idiotic question time on the Parliament channel! No Minister of everything Joyce burbling on as the expert on any and all subjects! It's been great.

Selling our SOEs

While Finance Minister Bill English and State Owned Enterprises Minister Tony Ryall are putting on brave faces, there must be a few Government MPs who are more than a little disappointed at the amount of money the partial sell-down of Meridian Energy raised.

Heartened by Key's response

Heartened by Key's response

Prime Minister John Key managed to clear an ''air of tension'' in the room yesterday when he addressed the Otago Chamber of Commerce, president Peter McIntyre said.

No basis for bleak economic view: PM

No basis for bleak economic view: PM

It was easy to talk down the local economy, but the evidence did not back it up, Prime Minister John Key told Scott Technology workers in Dunedin yesterday.

Spy Bill passes amid Key's assurances

Spy Bill passes amid Key's assurances

The GCSB Bill passed in Parliament last night with assurances from Prime Minister John Key that it would not open the door to wholesale spying on New Zealanders.

Key's diary has 'no time' for meeting

Prime Minister John Key has declined to meet the Otago Daily Times to discuss regional and economic development during a visit he is making to the region next week.

Murky dealings abound

Murky dealings abound

Every day, the saga surrounding the Government Communications Security Bureau reads increasingly like something out of a spy novel.

Syndicate content