Last week news broke of Labour’s appointment of Moss Group to manage its election campaign and now, the first work of the partnership has come to light with a number of similarities to that of the Labor Party across the ditch.
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As in 2011, government once again handed out $3.28 million dollars to the various political parties. But while the spoils remained same, the number of recipients increased from 11 to 17 political parties for this year's allocation. The question now, however, is what the parties plan to spend the money on, and what they hope to acheive through their pre-election campaigns. So, in an effort to find out a little bit more about Labour's promotional moves, we sent a few questions to the party's campaign manager David Talbot. Here's what he had to say.
In this series, we talk to Kiwi keyboard tappers that have managed to shift from the personal realm of blogging to create online media brands that are widely read (and in some cases profitable). In the latest segment, we chat to Lynn Prentice, the founder of The Standard.
Labour's broadcasting spokesperson Kris Faafoi and associate ICT spokesperson Clare Curran have labelled the warning given to Sky TV by the Commerce Commission over its contracts with content deliverers as a slap with a wet bus ticket.
Predictably, David Cunliffe won the Labour Leadership battle. Perhaps just as predictably, given the united show the party needs if it's going to give National a run for its money at the next election, Cunliffe's leadership rivals were gracious in defeat. The exception, perhaps, was dark horse Ned Stark.