Media watch – Saturday

2 September 2017


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  1. Blazer

     /  September 2, 2017

    too true…

  2. Blazer

     /  September 2, 2017

    Dep P.M…should clear the air….nothing to hide,nothing to fear…

    ‘Paula Bennett released the of beneficiary payments of two women when she was Minister of Social Development so perhaps Anne Tolley might like to release Bennetts records. Bennetts daughter was born 1986. In one interview Bennett says she lived with Alan Philps for 3 years in another interview she says 4 years so circa 1989-1991, then says she left him and went to live in Auckland 91-92. So there is a starting point’-Colleen-W.O.
    Bennett opened her west Aucks home to reporters this week…when do we get to meet hubby?

    • Gezza

       /  September 2, 2017

      I wonder how far back they actually keep inactive personal details records? In my admittedly limited dealings with them, they only wanted to know your current circumstances so they could check those details against what you declared the previous year.