Spot the leader – Updated

The Listener has been comparing political party websites.

It found 13 pictures of John Key on the front page of National’s

Labour’s is topped by a video of David Cunliffe and you have to scroll right down to the bottom to find a head and shoulders of Phil Goff beside Annette King, David Parker and Cunliffe.

How do other parties feature their leaders?

The Maori Party has photos of it’s president Pem Bird beside co-leaders Pita Sharples and Tariana Turia just below the masthead.

United Future has plenty of mentions of Peter Dunne but just two small identical head and shoulder shots of him.

Act has a video featuring Former leader Rodney Hide at the top of it’s front page and no other photos at all.

The Mana Party has changing photos some of which show Hone Harawira, although none identify him as leader.

And the Green Party has a link to it’s MPs but no photos and no names.

Update:Stuaker left this comment:

Stuaker says:
August 25, 2011 at 1:40 pm  (Edit) is the actual Greens website, which has photos of the co-leaders, as well as other MPs

But when I clicked on it and also typed in the address and still got to The page I linked to

UPDATE 2: It’s an iPad problem – when I tried this link on a PC it worked and shows chagning photos in the masthead which include co-leaders Metiria Turei and Russel Norman.

5 Responses to Spot the leader – Updated

  1. Stuaker says: is the actual Greens website, which has photos of the co-leaders, as well as other MPs


  2. homepaddock says:

    Stuaker, there must be a problem with the site or address.

    I clicked on your link, then typed in the address as you wrote it and still got to the page I linked and I found that by goggling Green Party N.Z.


  3. Andrei says:

    No Ele 0 – Stuaker’s link is good, you may have a caching problem.

    Try going there and pressing F5.

    That Greens site would be the pick of the litter though they all have that out “of the box” look that CMS generated sites have.

    National’s front page is way to busy for my taste.

    Not that that has anything to do with politics – its aesthetics


  4. robertguyton says:

    Some women find a wattle on a leader very sexy!


  5. homepaddock says:

    Andrei – I’m using an iPad which doesn’t have function keys, or at least not ones I’ve found yet.

    Robert – and some women prefer their politics sex-free and/or sex politics-free.


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