Latest news: Thursday, 27 November

Where are the Dirty Politics stars now? – 3 News

Key: ‘Handful’ of texts with WhaleOil blogger –

Dita de Boni: Kitteridge’s new broom not so clean – NZ Herald

Putting the spin on ‘neutrality’ – The Dominion Post


Slater texts – Greens say John Key ‘caught red-handed’ – One News

PM’s contact with blogger questioned – Radio NZ

Rachel Smalley: Are you OK with Key and Slater’s direct line of contact? – Newstalk ZB

Editorial: Collins in the clear but lack of judgment says it all – NZ Herald


‘Not fair on me’: PM on text messages – Radio NZ

Defiant John Key defends Cameron Slater texts: ‘I haven’t been caught out’ – One News

This time it doesn’t wash, Prime Minister – RadioLive

The PM, the spy and the whale – The Wireless


PM blind to staff’s shabby politicking – The Nelson Mail

Another brain fade from John Key? – RadioLive

PM blames text gaffe on ‘noise’ – 3 News

How did Key mislead Parliament? –


Key, Slater text messages prompt call for wider probe – 3 News

John Key’s texts with Whaleoil blogger ‘hugely embarrassing’ – One News

John Key ‘genuinely couldn’t recall’ text messages – 3 News

Cameron Slater’s texts to Prime Minister John Key: Labour tried to kill me – NZ Herald

Little on Slater’s ‘kill me’ texts: ‘We’ve all had dreams about this sort of stuff’ – One News

Slater speaks out over texts to PM – 3 News

Taxpayers to foot WhaleOil’s legal bills over ‘dirty politics’ probes –

PM should accept it’s game over: Little – Otago Daily Times

PM reveals Slater texts –

Bryce Edwards: The democratic deficit of Dirty Politics – NZ Herald

John Key’s ‘credibility is on the line’ for not disclosing texts with blogger – One News

Cameron Slater: ‘I never said Labour Party were trying to kill me’ – NZ Herald