A Long List of Failures and Scandals

The Labour-led coalition government has amassed an impressively long list of failures and scandals, considering the length of time they have been in power.

Failures and scandals

  • The Sroubek drug dealer deportation affair
  • The appointment of the speaker on day one
  • Airforce $1B purchase of Hercules with no tender
  • $10 visits to the Doctor
  • Twyford and Parker meet with Goff in a ‘secret meeting’
  • Jenny Marcroft’s attempt to bully Mark Mitchell
  • Shane Jones’s conflict of interest in the far North
  • Kermadec marine sanctuary
  • A lobbyist in the PM’s office who does not declare his clients
  • Kiwibuild recalibrate/reset/retreat/resign
  • Charter schools terminated
  • Child Poverty
  • Immigration
  • Capital Gains Tax
  • Trains
  • Regional Development Fund
  • Trees
  • Road toll reduction
  • No more taxes
  • Police numbers
  • Chief Technology Officer
  • Pike River
  • Speaker of the House
  • Oil and Gas Industry
  • Free Speech
  • Open and Transparent government
  • No Strikes
  • No lies
  • Labour Youth Camp
  • Homelessness
  • NCEA Results
  • Fees Free
  • Transformative Government
  • Elective Surgery
  • Economic Growth
  • Business Confidence
  • Mental Health Inquiry
  • Understanding America
  • Budget Responsibility Rules
  • Crime Stats
  • Bullying and Harassment Report
  • Dunedin Hospital
  • Repeal of criminal three strikes policy
  • Claire Curran
  • Meka Whaitiri
  • 2019 Budget ‘Hack’
  • Firearms buy-back
  • Trevor Mallard
  • Phil Twyford
  • Grant Robertson 2019 Budget
  • Golriz Ghahraman
  • Ian Lees Galloway
  • Road Safety Budget

Successes

  • Hugs
  • Magazine Photo Ops
  • NewsHub Poll (June 2019)


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