While I link to a variety of news stories, the blogs I link to are usually from the centre to the bluer end of the political spectrum or the more reasonable or witty bits of the pink to red end.
You’re welcome to leave links to other news and blogs in comments.
John Key in Pacific
Claire Trevett @ NZ Herald – Hard questions for Key in Niue
John Armstrong @ NZ Herald – John Banks will take verdict hard
John Armstrong @ NZ Herald – National left nursing party that’s a never ending embarrassment
Adam Bennett @ NZ Herald – Key: Banks is honest, has ‘options’
Ian Steward, Laura Walters, Hamish Rutherford @ Stuff – John Banks’ position ‘untenable
Tracy Watkins @ Dominion Post – John Banks is clinging to the wreckage
Hamish Rutherford @ Stuff – Banks case throws by-election into the mix
The Press – Verdict ruins a reputation
Inventory 2 @ Keepign Stock – Hoist by his own petard
Cameron Slater @ Whale Oil – The sanctimony and hypocrisy of David Cunliffe
David Farrar @ Kiwiblog
Andrew Geddis @ Pundit – Banks redux | Pundit
The Veteran @ No Minister – On John Banks
Cameron Slater @ Whaleoil – Labour’s Immigration policy this week looks quite different to last week, and different to the week before that
Cameron Slater @ Whaleoil – Chris Trotter is either on the payroll or simply lost the plot completely
Cameron Slater @ Whale Oil – I wonder if Labour’s expensive American software caused this or are they just tits?
Matthew Beveridge – Labour Party to or by?
Cameron Slater @ Whale oil – About that carbon tax huh?
Matthew Beveridge – Rock Enrol: Non partisan or not?
Donal Curtin – @ The Dismal Science – In praise of policy rules
Matthew Beveridge – Come discuss with Clayton Commerce