“NZ:100% Pure Bullshit” Dr Joy’s RADtalk for LitCrawl

Today we’d like to bring to your attention an excellent blog called Writehanded and its commentary on New Zealand’s environmental record. It is another site that is busting some of New Zealand’s self generated myths and raising awareness within New Zealand of some of the propaganda that’s promulgated about the country.. The Writehanded author talks…

LSE Professor Robert Wade Accuses NZ Minister of “Bullying”

Visiting LSE economist, Professor Robert Wade, has accused Bill English of intimidation at a TV show between recordings. “Professor Robert Wade of the London School of Economics said Mr English made a stabbing motion with his finger towards his chest and berated him in between their separate appearances on TVNZ’s Q+A programme at the weekend.…

BBC Hardtalk Roasts Key On 100% Pure Image – Update: Video

BBC Hardtalk’s Stephen Sackur roasted John Key over New Zealand’s 100% Pure brand image in a recent televised interview. Most of us know that NZ 100% Pure is only an advertising slogan and that it has been dropped from the country’s marketing in favour of the 100% Pure You brand, but it is interesting nevertheless…