The 9th Floor's Guyon Espiner: 'Politicians
Stuff.co.nzThe 9th Floor's Guyon Espiner: 'Politicians shy away from tough decisions now'Stuff.co.nzWhat is it really like to be Prime Minister of New Zealand? The series The 9th Floor tries to find out as, for the first time, five former New Zealand Prime Ministers speak frankly about holding the top job. Geoffrey Palmer, Mike Moore, Jim Bolger ...and more »
Posted on 10 August 2017 | 12:01 pm
Plan for farmers raises doubts about
Plan for farmers raises doubts about survivalNew Zealand Herald"Sir Geoffrey Palmer is quoted as marvelling at the 'stunning illegality' that bordered on the wrongful use of power." Sir Geoffrey, the architect of the Resource Management Act, delivered his blistering attack on Horizons' handling of intensive ...and more »
Posted on 9 August 2017 | 2:34 pm
Palmer uneasy about decision - Otago Daily
Otago Daily TimesPalmer uneasy about decisionOtago Daily TimesFormer prime minister Sir Geoffrey Palmer said yesterday he had a ''lingering unease'' about events that led to the report on Mr Matthews' handling of the Joanne Harrison fraud case when he was head of the Ministry of Transport. The report, by Sir ...
Posted on 9 August 2017 | 1:42 pm
MP fought 'Wgtn mafia' over
Radio New ZealandMP fought 'Wgtn mafia' over Auditor-General's appointmentRadio New ZealandMs Moroney said she'd had to fight the "old boys network and the Wellington mafia over the Auditor-General's appointment". Former Prime Minister Sir Geoffrey Palmer said the public deserved a better explanation for why the report was not being made ...
Posted on 8 August 2017 | 7:01 pm
LA to make sure air filters are being
Los Angeles TimesLA to make sure air filters are being installed in homes near freewaysLos Angeles TimesDeveloper Geoffrey H. Palmer later fixed the problems, according to the city. Local politicians and developers have opposed limits on how many homes can be built near freeways, arguing that would only worsen the region's severe housing shortage.and more »
Posted on 8 August 2017 | 5:51 pm
Sir Geoffrey Palmer: Powerful statement
Surrounded by mountains of thick green bush and magnificent seascapes Hiroshima today does not look like a place visited by a nuclear disaster. It is a modern, attractive city of more than 1.2 million people. During an official visit to Japan in 1987 ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 8:56 am
Butterflies & The Royal actress Wendy
"Ben and the boys send their love," she said. "And I've left them a casserole in the oven." That was a reference to her screen husband, played by Geoffrey Palmer, and her sons, one of whom, Nicholas Lyndhurst, went on to find further fame as Rodney in Only ...
Posted on 19 August 2015 | 4:55 pm
Unlocking Maori identity: keeping New
Geoffrey Palmer, then justice minister in a Labour government, welcomed many of the report’s suggestions but remained “totally opposed to the setting up of a separate legal system for Māori”, saying, “equality under the law is the greatest ...
Posted on 17 August 2015 | 12:26 pm
Controversial Developer Geoffrey Palmer Is
Controversial developer Geoffrey Palmer is back with a new development that is even bigger than any of his previous ones. Geoffrey Palmer couldn't be deterred by the massive blaze that took out part of his Da Vinci project in December, and now he's ...
Posted on 10 June 2015 | 8:50 am
Geoffrey Palmer seen as both downtown L.A.
Before rows of trendy restaurants and luxury residential towers became common in downtown Los Angeles, developer Geoffrey H. Palmer had a vision for some of the city center's more neglected corners. Over the last 15 years, he built a series of fortress ...
Posted on 9 December 2014 | 4:00 pm