Social Housing Works Best Under Local Authority Control

In New Zealand we have a perennial debate about the interaction and service distribution between central government and local authority control. This happens because the country does not have any form of state government. Instead, there is one central (federal) government based in Wellington, and two tiers of local government with far less powers and… Continue reading Social Housing Works Best Under Local Authority Control

Quick Reflection

Why does this blog exist? What is it for? When this blog was set up it was suggested the blog wouldn’t write about many things. Having launched it, that has been the case. Only a few posts have been made to date. Author/s behind this blog are deeply compassionate and deeply moved by social injustice… Continue reading Quick Reflection

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6th Labour Government led by another “smile and wave” politician of no substance.

This blog has previously focused on concerns about Labour’s health policy with particular relevance to the Canterbury District Health Board leadership crisis. This was the subject of a series of blog posts in the last few weeks. The hallmark of the John Key led National government was that Key was perceived to be a “front… Continue reading 6th Labour Government led by another “smile and wave” politician of no substance.