The New Zealand General Election happened, but we don’t have a government yet. That’s my first, and main, topic today. I also talk a bit about a big commemoration of a famous battle in World War One. I have unusual feelings about it.
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Links for this episode
Blue-Green bloom – My blog post on why a National-Greens coalition was impossible
”Green refusal to work with National ‘pathetic’ – Bolger” – New Zealand Herald
“What will he do?” – My blog post on Winston’s options
“We’re still waiting” – My blog post on where we’re at
”First World War by the numbers” – NZ History
”New Zealand’s ‘blackest day’ at Passchendaele – 12 October 1917” – NZ History
”Military history of New Zealand during World War I” – Wikipedia
”Passchendaele: The real reason behind New Zealand’s greatest tragedy” – Newshub
”The Battle of Passchendaele: New Zealand’s military’s darkest day” – Stuff
”Hundreds gather in Wellington to mark centenary of Battle of Passchendaele” – Stuff
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