Latest news: Monday-Friday, 15-19 December

A year of (neverending) dirty politics – NZ Herald

Word of the Year 2014: #dirtypolitics – Public Address

Chief Ombudsman launches review of OIA after fears of circumvention – NZ Doctor

Judicial review hearing for Hager – NZ Herald

Goff let off over revealing report details –

Patrick Gower’s year in politics – 3 News

2014: A year to get down and dirty – NZ Herald


2014: The year in politics – 3 News

Documents released to Nicky Hager’s lawyers – Radio NZ

Nicky Hager gets Dirty Politics court date over search – 3 News

Judge orders handover of Nicky Hager raid documents –

Court Judgment: Nicky Hager v Police on Dirty Politics Raids – Scoop

Government offices selected for OIA review – NZ Herald

Will Nicky Hager have the last laugh? – 3 News


John Key: ‘bloggers not a big part of my day’ – NZ Herald

John Key slammed for single apology – Radio NZ

Key criticised for Slater apology – 3 News

Why proclaiming Key as Politician of the Year is ethically bankrupt – Waatea News

Key’s single ‘sorry’ was to blogger –

The 4th Estate and Dirty Politics – The Ruminator


John Key on fourth mobile number as PM – One News

Tending fascists – Bat, Bean, Beam

Whaleoil is the only person John Key apologised to this year – The Standard

Key’s crocodile tears over dirty politics – The Daily Blog

When is a nasty attack not a nasty attack? – On The Left