Public servants who have been in the job for more than five years willl now be getting an extra week above the legal limit of 4 weeks. Already public servants appear to work a gentle forty hour week, with time off for family committments, and in most cases no requirement to achieve sales targets. How […]
So the power crisis is so bad that the mothballed power plant in New Plymouth is getting ready to fire up. Only one small catch – the workers need to be fully kitted out in asbestos proof suits. Contact say, according to the Reuters article that they have cleared the safety aspect with the Department […]
Don’t worry – they’ve only been banned from Ngaio Primary school where my boys go. But, I have to tell you that it’s very interesting that the moment the school stops the trading of rugby cards on the school grounds was the very instant my kids lost all interest in the damn things. Previously they […]
Why is it that whenever John Key reveals policy it’s indirectly, either by an errant backbencher, or as a result of Labour releasing their own. Tax cuts outlined in Michael Cullen’s budget forced John Key’s hand…he was left with nowhere to turn other than to suggest that his increases in cuts would be brought in […]
Click Suite has a new blog…now I can write about all things new media in work time. Whohoo! Go here to take a look.
It’s interesting to see on Stuff that the government has had to dispose of a large percentage of expired Tamiflu. Was the bird-flu epidemic just a media beat-up? Did the drug companies add to the frenzy and oversell this wonder drug to the New Zealand government? I have no doubt that there was a genuine […]