Latest news: Tuesday, 19 August

Nicky Hager on Media Take – Maori TV

Cameron Slater: Ex-PM staffer is ‘gutless’ – NZ Herald

Nicky Hager’s first public comment on police investigation –

Key: Collins subject of ‘smear campaign’ –

Collins ‘unwise’ to pass information to Slater – 3 News

Cunliffe: Divisions among National MPs over revelations – NZ Herald

Judith Collins’ actions unwise, PM says – Radio NZ

English – Alleged revenge attack not my style – NZ Herald


Frustrated Key walks away from media – One News

Richard Moore: Take whale oil with a pinch of salt – NZ Herald

New email leak adds to mounting pressure on Collins – 3 News

I wouldn’t leak to blogger: English –

Professor Doug Sellman not gone mad – RadioLive

Disappointing politics – The Ruminator

We can do better than this – Public Address

Response to Dirty Politics ‘surreal’: lawyer –

Slater computer jacker allegation assessed by police – 3 News

Financial market fears of National loss in election grow as Whaledump begins drip-feeding Slater’s docs; Hooton says National will now lose; Your view –

PM changes tune on ‘Dirty Politics’ allegations – Newstalk ZB

Gordon Campbell on no more Mr Nice Guy –

Editorial: Distraction antics wearing thin – Manawatu Standard

Addiction researcher suspected smear tactics – Radio NZ

Whaleoil blogger Cameron Slatter lays official complaints over hacking – One News

Hager book flying off the shelves – Oamaru Mail


‘Teapot Tapes’ cop to look at Slater complaints – NZ Herald

Editorial: Key must press Collins on leak – The Dominion Post

Some changes to Kiwiblog – Kiwiblog

Blog used against ‘cleaner’s group’ – Radio NZ

More hacked Dirty Politics emails revealed – One News

PM under pressure to sack Judith Collins – Newstalk ZB

Whale Oil ‘toxic rubbish’: professor – Otago Daily Times

Key’s veneer of good humour wears thin as the Hager factor takes a toll –

David Cunliffe felt ‘physically sick’ after reading Dirty Politics – One News

Pressure mounts for Judith Collins to go – 3 News

More email nasties to come, Nats warned –

Student leader ‘revolted’ by politics –

Revealed: Slater’s messages with former prostitute – NZ Herald

Dirty Politics reveals ‘dubious tactics’ by alcohol industry – Voxy

Dirty Politics – is there any other kind? – The Press

Hager vs Slater is not clash of the Titans –

Is the gloss off Key? –