I’m not going to condemn Steven Joyce for his $1248 taxi fare

The Taxpayers’ Union is calling on Steven Joyce to refund to taxpayers the $1,248 taxi trip he charged to his ministerial credit card, as disclosed in the latest Ministerial expense returns released yesterday. Taxpayers’ Union Executive Director, Jordan Williams, says: “Ministers are supposed to be stewards of taxpayer money. Here, the Economic Development Minister kept…

Winston tearing National apart in Northland

Steven Joyce tried to write Winston Peters off as too old and too out of touch in the lead up to the campaigning in the Northland by-election. Now that the campaign is under way its instead Joyce who seems to be constantly on the back foot. Joyce claimed 7500 new jobs were created in Northland…

SkyCity- It's not over yet.

I was amused to see the usual National Party sycophants falling over themselves to paint the new agreement as some kind of win for the Key/ Joyce/ Eagleson team. I don’t see its necessarily that at all. Steven Joyce waffled enthusiastically- “I have repeatedly stated since December that our least preferred option is for the…