The main stories in New Zealand politics today are about GCSB/Prism, United Future, Peter Dunne, education, housing, SkyCity, the parliamentary privilege review, Maori politics, and police. [Read more below]
GCSB and PRISM
Tova O’Brien (TV3): Greens sure Palantir working for Govt
Lawrence Hakiwai (Newstalk ZB): Key: Whistleblower shouldn't come to NZ
Anna Cross (Newstalk ZB): Snowden shouldn't come here, says immigration expert
Kate Chapman (Stuff): Key: Snowden not welcome in New Zealand
Toby Manhire (Listener): Mastery no more: GCSB drops mawkish slogan
Josie Pagani (Pundit): Ed Snowden could come to NZ
David Fisher (Herald): Trust in secret agencies is wearing thin
Tom Pullar-Strecker (Stuff): Submission plea after US spying
Adam Bennett (Herald): Greens accuse PM of spying plan
Anthony Robins (The Standard): Spies and lies – can anyone trust Key?
No Right Turn: Submission
Peter Cresswell (Not PC): SURVEILLANCE STATE: Start the children early
Dan Satherley (TV3): Whistleblowers 'very important' – expert
Pattrick Smellie (Stuff): Our very own spook success story?
Felix Marwick (Newstalk ZB): Speaker faces more pressure about United Future
Barry Soper (Newstalk ZB): Dunne may lose leaders budget
Patrick Gower (TV3): United Future may have no future
Lloyd Burr (TV3): Speaker continues UF's funds, for now
No Right Turn: No wonder people don't join political parties
Pete George (Your NZ): Paper proof of membership criticized
Radio NZ: Pressure on Speaker to change ruling
Pete George (Your NZ): United Future membership over 1000
Pete George (Your NZ): UnitedFuture request to be re-registered
Peter Wilson (Newswire): United Future 'a phantom party'
Pete George (Your NZ): Phantom party or vultures’ prey?
Kate Chapman (Stuff): UnitedFuture 'has the numbers' to re-register
Julie Moffat (Newstalk ZB): Dunne shouldn't have to testify under oath
Chris Trotter (Daily Blog): Situation Normal – All Fucked Up
Denis Welch (Opposable Thumb): The Entertainer
Felix Marwick (Newstalk ZB): Turei defends Kitteridge report journalist
Felix Marwick (Newstalk ZB): PM challenged for taking Dunne off committee
Fran O'Sullivan (Herald): Dunne's tax stewardship will be missed
John Armstrong (Herald): Dunne dusted but there's life in it yet
Jane Clifton (Stuff): Dunne-distracted House deluged with MPs' leaky one-upmanship
Radio NZ: Peters defends own source of leaks
Vernon Small (Stuff): Dunne saga: Why not let Ombudsman decide?
Pete George (Your NZ): Winston Peters et al
Martyn Bradbury (Daily Blog): Why are Labour & the Greens crucifying Dunne (if Dunne did in fact leak the report) for whistleblowing?
Pete George (Your NZ): Challenging Peters’ racism, and ambush hypocrisy
Education and Novopay
Mark Blackham (Political Business): Taking credit too far
Katie Bradford-Crozier (Newstalk ZB): State Services Commissioner fronts up to committee
David Farrar (Kiwiblog): So what is Labour’s policy on national standards?
David Kennedy (Local Bodies): Hekia Parata, Mid Term Report
Matthew Backhouse (Herald): Novopay debacle: Will more heads roll?
Anthony Robins (The Standrad): National standards nonsense
Jessica Mutch (TVNZ): David Shearer visited SkyCity's corporate box at Eden Park
The Inquiring Mind: Another Labour hypocrite
No Right Turn: Labour's hypocrisy on SkyCity
Stephen Franks: Our constitution and crony capitalism
Tina Morrison (TV3): Government mulls land banking as issue
Alex Fensome (Stuff): Minister backs new housing development law
Parliamentary privilege review
Felix Marwick (Newstalk ZB): Parliament to protect MPs' rights of privilege
Radio NZ: New privilege laws proposed
Tracy Watkins (Stuff): Law change could cause 'ripples'
David Farrar (Kiwiblog): Privileges recommendations
Audrey Young (Herald): Finlayson strikes back at Supreme Court
Herald: Editorial: Privilege for MPs vital to democracy
Southland Times: Editorial: Bit chilly out there
Trevor Mallard and Mike Bush
Newstalk ZB: Mallard's questions go unanswered
Emma Jolliff (TV3):
Aaron Gilmore (Mighty Rocket): Hypocrisy Mark 2
Isaac Davidson (Herald): Mallard challenges Bush over controversial eulogy
Tracy Watkins (Stuff): Drama at select committee
Isaac Davidson (Herald): Mallard bullying police - Tolley
Cameron Slater (Whaleoil): Shearer: One rule for Labour
Cameron Slater (Whaleoil): Where’s the money Moira?
Cameron Slater (Whaleoil): Labour want more ‘front bums’….bad luck JT
Pete George (Your NZ): MANA on earthquakes and fracking
David Farrar (Kiwiblog): Labour NOT breaking electoral law again
Radio NZ: Maori statistics survey starts
Cameron Slater (Whaleoil): Tin foil hats, ctd
Aaron Gilmore (Mighty Rocket): Investing in the Energy Sector given Greens Policy?
Rebuilding Christchurch: Gerry Brownlee’s war on everything
Rebuilding Christchurch: Conflict of interest II: This time it’s personal
Scott Yorke (Imperitor Fish): National Party MP goes on mass murder rampage
Rebecca Wright (TV3): Winston Peters' sin city claims investigated
Ben Uffindell (The Civilian): Government to remove all yellow lights
Ideologically Impure: It is a gift! A gift of … Alasdair Thompson?
No Right Turn: Member's day
Felix Marwick (Newstalk ZB): Govt cracks down on boat people
Simon Wong (TV3): Privacy breaches 'not systemic' – Coleman
Josie Pagani (Pundit): Solid Lessons
Aaron Hawkins (Daily Blog): Local Democratic Solutions To National Democratic Problems
Cameron Slater (Whaleoil): The hypocrisy of NZ Lotteries
Eric Crampton (Offsetting Behaviour): I concur