Media watch – Monday

12 November 2018


Media Watch is a focus on New Zealand media, blogs and social media. You can post any items of interested related to media.

A primary aim here is to hold media to account in the political arena. A credible and questioning media is an essential part of a healthy democracy.

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  1. Trevors_Elbow

     /  November 12, 2018

    Where’s Wally? …..

    No sign of the report on the NZ Herald site as at 11:55am…..Monday 11am has been and gone…

    • Corky

       /  November 12, 2018


      • Trevors_Elbow

         /  November 12, 2018

        ? Are you being dense Corky….. what report was promised for 11am today?

        • Corky

           /  November 12, 2018

          Ah, penny has dropped. Have run out of Taurine and Arginine. Playing darn havoc with my cardiovascular system and blood/brain barrier nutrient transfer.

    • Gezza

       /  November 12, 2018

      Item & video clip here :

      Wally Haumaha report raises more questions than answers, says National Party
      The report into the appointment of Wally Haumaha does nothing to discredit the view that Haumaha should not be the Deputy Police Commissioner, the National Party says.

      But State Services Commissioner Chris Hipkins says the report, which cleared the decision to appoint to him to the top police role, was right to focus on issues of due diligence – and not “rumour and innuendo”.

      The inquiry, led by Mary Scholtens QC, was released today and found that the process in appointing Haumaha to Deputy Commissioner was sound.

      As I predicted yesterday …