Jason Watson has a blog focusing mainly on NZ politics but also some current affairs and IT content. I found it via David Farrar’s and have added his feed to my subscription list, its well worth a read.
“'Well', you may ask, 'why the Kea and not the Kiwi?' I mean no disrespect to our diminutive little flightless night crawler but I think the Kea is a much nobler, stronger bird (it's a bit like comparing the Bald eagle with a Spotted owl). In a fight between a Kea and a Kiwi you would be digging a Kiwi shaped grave.”