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  1. Well folks , yet another appalling display of political arrogance by Labour , National, and ACT.
    It just goes to show the utter contempt they have for the general public .
    Not one of them had the descentsy or the balls to front up to the very people who pay their wages.
    What a gutless pack of bastards these politicians are.
    We are not a team of 5 million.
    Fuck the lot of them.

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  2. At least Bruce Russell is on to it.
    National and Act are copping it on his show and some very good commentary from callers.
    Luxon is not fooling anyone and the debacle with Pugh seemingly cancelled for supporting the protestors shows what a pathetic bunch they are.
    Three o’clock news had Bishop saying that National were a vaccination party.

    Bruce did read out a news release from New Conservatives that was supportive of protest.they are not getting coverage during the day.

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    • “Three o’clock news had Bishop saying that National were a vaccination party.’

      Three o’clock news had Bishop confirming what we all suspected –National have been bought and sold by Pfizer

      Along with Labour, Act and the Greens!!!

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  3. Do people on this blog realize what’s about to happen to governance of the entire hauraki gulf ,it’s about to be taken out of the hands of elected officials and given to a conglomerate of IWI troughers, this folks is NZ the way Ardern sees it.only some serious social unrest is going to change the direction that this C- -T of a government have us heading in..

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  4. Willis was ranting on on her Fb yesterday about our brave police.
    Had much pleasure in telling her no they were not brave they were cowards just like her and the rest of the MP’s for failing to defend the rights of Kiw’s.

    After Rodney’s letter to Seymour yesterday and all this back lash you would wonder how fucking brain dead and and unaware they are.
    Could they be that brainwashed?

    Well I’m afraid the answer has to be yes.

    Meanwhile.

    https://t.me/YourBeatenPath/12685

    https://t.me/ChatUnjabbedNZCommunity/142763

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      • There was a pic of a big Mongrel mopb guy and the police just ignored him.
        Perhaps they are inciting community disgust with their actions so they get withdrawn. Many would be disgusted with all this.
        Many would-be pissed with their management and the loss of their mates who were shoved out.
        Two out of three in one central north Island station that I know of.

        Most don’t lie their management and that’s been the case for 25 years that I’m aware of.

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          • BRG, some of the video I have seen with some of the tattooed thug like Police, seems their aggressive behaviour towards protestors who have a legitimate grievance, is disgusting. In some of the video’s it looks like tattooed Plod is just itching to get stuck in and enjoy a bit of violence. Just like in Victoria.

            My tolerance for Plod, is on the same level as that of Labour, National and now all Parliamentarians, Zero.

            The public will soon see that Plod is not there to protect them, it is there, now to act as a legalised bunch of thugs for this Government under the command of Coster. He will forever be remembered for this.

            FJA

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            • “My tolerance for Plod, is on the same level as that of Labour, National and now all Parliamentarians, Zero.”

              You fuckin’ poofter. Wake up, dicky-boy.

              The WHOLE FUCKING SYSTEM IS FUCKED. EVEN HUNTY KNOWS IT!!!

              You need to add in the Judiciary, academia, and all government quangos including ‘commissioners’. Add in the neo-Nazi who is President of your local Tennis Club and the whole thing is rotten fish.

              FFS.

              See ya. Wouldn’t want to be ya.

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        • In our local town plenty of coolaid drinking cops. They even going around North Otago schools getting kids to write a blurb about what they would do in queenstown if they won a weekend trip there. The big catch is only vaccinated kids entry’s can go in the draw . This is for 9 ,10 ,11 and 12 year olds. So they all participate then cindys servants create 2 classes of children. FJA

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    • Wow is Coster really Jacinda’s cousin????? If that is true it’s a fucking nepotistic disgrace. But then New Zealand has become a disgrace. The land where you are not to disagree with the government. Hope they all drop like flies in the mortien advertisement . Instead of Louie and his motley mob let it be all the jabbed especially the parliamentarians.

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  5. Decades-Old Drug May Help Protect Against Severe COVID-19 Symptoms: Study
    By Zachary Stieber
    February 9, 2022 Updated: February 9, 2022
    biggersmaller Print

    A drug that was approved by U.S. regulators more than 70 years ago may help protect against two major COVID-19 symptoms, according to a new study.

    Disulfiram, approved to treat alcoholism, protected rodents infected with COVID-19 from lung injury in the preclinical study done by researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory.

    Certain white blood cells called neutrophils form inside some people suffering from COVID-19, damaging the lungs. No drugs have yet been found to prevent this from happening, researchers said.

    https://www.theepochtimes.com/decades-old-drug-may-help-protect-against-severe-covid-19-symptoms-study_4266727.html?utm_source=morningbriefnoe&utm_campaign=mb-2022-02-10&utm_medium=email&est=OqJ88bbo%2BwjPtt8DsMBfETJb2%2BJ%2B%2FjFvuIYW7MElMk7cDgb8dIvESn4z37LzD04%3D

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  6. February 9, 2022 Facts Matter
    Facts Matter (Feb. 9): Pfizer Quietly Adds Warning That ‘Unfavorable Pre-Clinical, Clinical, or Safety Data’ May Impact Business
    Facts Matter
    Facts Matter

    Roman Balmakov

    As we get closer and closer to the day that the FDA has to release its first batch of 55,000 pages of clinical trial documents, it looks like Pfizer is bracing for impact.

    That’s because it was just revealed that Pfizer updated its fourth-quarter investor report—the section on potential risks to their business.

    Specifically, they added that in the near future, information regarding the quality of pre-clinical, clinical, or safety data that might be released by an audit or inspection might be a threat to their business.

    Meanwhile, while I was in Texas, I took the opportunity to sit down and speak with Jim Lamon, the founder of an America-first renewable energy company, and we discussed the way forward for American energy independence.

    https://ept.ms/3biH9MN

    🔵 Pfizer:

    https://www.theepochtimes.com/facts-matter-feb-9-pfizer-quietly-adds-warning-that-unfavorable-pre-clinical-clinical-or-safety-data-may-impact-business_4268211.html?utm_source=morningbriefnoe&utm_campaign=mb-2022-02-10&utm_medium=email&est=KwUVHz1Kg1iwvkrl%2FbGzRg7G39D5%2F6dAXTUgRFpzpgXneH%2FWSSX6eLTMoRR9EYM%3D

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  7. New York pulmonologist Dr. Pierre Kory, an unapologetic champion of evidence-based medicine, has had remarkable success treating patients with ivermectin and other therapies during the pandemic. His efforts to get the word out on this treatment protocol as part of the Front Line COVID-19 Critical Care Working Group (FLCCC) have largely been stifled by censorship, ridicule and colleagues — brainwashed by the official narrative — unwilling to accept the science.

    https://www.theepochtimes.com/dr-pierre-kory-covid-19-is-highly-treatable_4267990.html?utm_source=opinionnoe&utm_campaign=opinion-2022-02-10&utm_medium=email&est=50PJ%2BKchLAZg9OxRW1xsbib7eES1ZBHzVDbm3Icp0zBgYc0styPOpjrTc9TET9w%3D

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  8. A very good summary of the “press”.

    February 7, 2022 Updated: February 8, 2022

    Is the media lying about the truckers?

    There’s one thing that takes a long time to build but only moments to lose—trust.

    Unfortunately though, trust in journalism has been eroding for some time now and coverage of the Canada’s Freedom Truckers Convoy is the most recent example.

    Whether you support the convoy or not, doesn’t matter. But what does matter is whether what’s being shared with you is an accurate depiction of what’s happening.

    https://www.theepochtimes.com/truckers-convoy-versus-the-media_4261922.html?utm_source=opinionnoe&utm_campaign=opinion-2022-02-10&utm_medium=email&est=OZwuf5PZas92OFBIWC%2FH48yHEUnahKjhsyDaTu%2BtsYrwMKryxuHcGP8HPbk%2BCUQ%3D

    Regardless of whether you side with the convoy, or thinks the worst of it, the public is owed a truthful depiction of events. Because when the truth is distorted, it puts everything under suspicion. And the less the media is worthy of our trust, the less people will trust it.

    The greatest risk is that when you actually tell the truth, no one will believe you anymore.

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  9. Well the Herald this morning os full of sell fluff from the police an others.
    They should read

    https://www.theepochtimes.com/truckers-convoy-versus-the-media_4261922.html?utm_source=opinionnoe&utm_campaign=opinion-2022-02-10&utm_medium=email&est=OZwuf5PZas92OFBIWC%2FH48yHEUnahKjhsyDaTu%2BtsYrwMKryxuHcGP8HPbk%2BCUQ%3D

    But they won’t and will never understand.
    It seems the police tactics are to arrest and then having given you a tresspass notice let you go and wait until you return at which time they can arrest you.
    Slimy bastards.

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  10. Another great article by New Zealand’s Guy Hatchard.
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    How Medical Ethics Came To Be Ignored
    Updated : The Daily Examiner : By Dr Guy Hatchard
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    ….. about control of our borders, the creation of fear, and public assurances of the absolute safety of mRNA vaccines.
    ……adverse effects of Pfizer Covid vaccination stands at 50,000 and the death toll proximate to vaccination at 130+. Due to under reporting, ……
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    ◘ Alarming rise in illness following vaccination
    …… official reports of vaccine adverse effects in NZ are running at 30 times the rate of reported injuries from prior flu vaccines.
    …… practice of medical ethics has transformed to become almost unrecognisable.
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    ◘ Medical ethics
    …. four basic moral principles,
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    ◙ Autonomy – the patient has the right to refuse or choose their treatment. This is rooted in society’s respect for individuals’ ability to make informed decisions about personal matters with freedom.
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    ◙ Beneficence – a practitioner should act in the best interest of the patient and their family. In other words, healing is the aim of medicine.
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    ◙ Non-maleficence – to not be the cause of harm. Many consider this should be the primary consideration—that it is more important not to harm your patient, than to do them good, which is part of the Hippocratic oath that doctors take.
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    ◙ Justice – concerns the fair distribution of scarce health resources, and the decision as to who gets what treatment.
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    In practice, however, many treatments carry some risk of harm.
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    ◘ Application of medical ethics
    ….. how to apply medical ethics to medical practice has some grey areas and deficiencies.
    …. an acceptance of risk that should in fact be avoided?
    …..Generally for vaccinations, assessment takes around ten years and 2 deaths per million recipients would be the maximum allowed in a finally approved product.
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    ….. Covid-19 vaccines have been of the order of 6 months. The critical assessments of secondary effects have not been undertaken.
    … Note the US military data here. Clearly serious injury and deaths associated with Covid-19 vaccinations have exceeded the traditional limits by a massive margin.
    ….. VAERS cover a very wide range of conditions. Have professional medical bodies raised the alarm? No. Why?
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    ◘ Why were principles of medical ethics ignored?
    …. Fearing the worst, draconian lockdowns, border closures, and mass vaccination seemed to be not only justified but absolutely necessary. The Principle of the Double Effect from medical ethics whereby beneficence is weighed against non-maleficence seemed to be almost irrelevant in the looming crisis. ….
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    This alarmist assessment rapidly dissipated. Published studies put mortality rates well under 1%,
    …… early months of 2021, it was also apparent that mRNA vaccines waned in effectiveness rapidly and did little to stop transmission.
    …. Reports suggested that Covid vaccination reduced the severity of illness; might it not be beneficial to the individual and save our over-stretched health service from becoming overwhelmed by unvaccinated Covid patients, thereby advantaging patients requiring treatment for other conditions?
    Despite doubts about the outcome data and mounting evidence of vaccination harm, the answer given to this by the NZ government was a big YES.
    The government pointed to some high overseas patient loads and decided to mandate vaccination to the extent that the unvaccinated would lose their right to employment.
    They thereby overruled the first principle of medical ethics autonomy—patient choice, a degree of coercion that ensured vaccination rates in NZ rose above 90% among those eligible.
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    ◘ Reports of vaccine injury in New Zealand
    …… The Health Forum NZ has received reports of 600+ deaths proximate to vaccination. 300+ of these have been investigated and confirmed by NZDSOS
    …….. one is struck not only by the serious nature of vaccine injuries but particularly the multiple experiences of GPs and hospital doctors dismissing serious injuries and conditions as unrelated to vaccination without careful consideration.
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    ….. Many result in loss of capacity to work.
    ….. the rejection of responsibility by medical services adds another level of concern
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    The NZ government stonewalled calls for accurate data collection
    …… no way of knowing the extent of vaccine injury.
    Medsafe already knew that the voluntary system in place had a history of catching only 5% of adverse events.
    Their decision flouted the most important principle of medical ethics non-maleficence—do no harm. …….
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    Why … ? ….. stand-alone vaccination strategy ….. avoid anything that would lead to vaccine hesitancy.
    Almost immediately and before any decision on mandates, we found out vaccine effectiveness waned rapidly and did little to reduce transmission, directly contradicting Pfizer trial results.
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    The Government and the Ministry of Health switched arguments— “millions of people had received the vaccine worldwide so it must be safe and effective”.
    A vacuous argument from a scientific point of view.
    ….. Thalidomide before it was realised that it was unsafe.
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    The medical ethics criteria of justice—public good and beneficence—patient well-being, are not usually weighed in the absence of considerations of maleficence and autonomy.
    …. sweep vaccine injury under the carpet, departed radically from previous ethical practice.
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    ◘ Why didn’t multiple reports of injury raise the alarm?
    …. vaccine injuries to their GPs and at hospital EDs, should have raised alarm bells to a point that detailed investigation of their actual extent became a priority.
    …… A few medical professionals were disciplined for raising similar questions.
    This was enough to discourage any public consideration of the ethics involved.
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    ….. Every medical professional exposed to repeated presentations of vaccine injury should have blown the whistle.
    ….. including young children are at issue.
    There is and always has been an ethical imperative to provide proper informed consent, honour personal choice, and protect them from harm.
    It is evident …. ….. normalise high casualties of a novel vaccination.
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    ◘ The NZ government doubled down on ignorance
    The government decided to further reverse ethical practice. Dr Ashley Bloomfield, …. …… refuses exemptions including among those hospitalised and still ill, even when there is supporting documentation from specialists.
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    ….. outcomes for Omicron patients are similar for both the vaccinated and unvaccinated, there is no longer a valid scientific argument for justice and beneficence.
    ….. why is there still no move to protect individuals from the adverse effects of vaccination?
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    ◘ Criminal liability at stake
    ……. Deliberately suppressing debate is a further step into criminal territory.
    ….. The arguments in support of mandated vaccination are still being presented to the public through strident political rhetoric unsupported by science publications. …..

    https://www.thedailyexaminer.co.nz/how-medical-ethics-came-to-be-ignored/
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    Worth reading the whole article as there is lot more NZ reasons &.details
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    This should more than give food for thought to just what is changing in the medical set up in New Zealand that any politician should be considering,,,
    A forlorn hope about our current crop of pollies. 🙁

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  11. A man and his wife are playing golf, the wife accidentally breaks a window in a nearby house with her golf ball. They go to the house to apologise. The front door is standing open and inside is a smashed lamp. A man appears, they start to apologise, but he silences them.

    ‘I am the genie of the magic lamp, and you have released me. I can grant three wishes. I will give one of the wishes to each of you, if you will allow me to have the third wish for myself.’

    The husband says he wants a hundred thousand dollars every year of his life, and the genie grants it, adding he will have a long, happy and healthy life.

    The wife says she wants a house in every capital city of the world, so she has somewhere comfortable to stay while travelling the world. the genie grants the wish, adding that the houses will be beautiful and safe from any harm.

    Then it is the genie’s turn. He states that he finds the woman attractive and desirable, and he would live to spend the afternoon having sex with her.

    The couple confer and decide it is a price they are willing to pay for the riches that the genie will bestow on them. He takes her upstairs and has passionate vigorous sex with her many times all afternoon, in every conceivable way, until finally the clock strikes five and they collapse exhausted back on the bed.

    ‘How old are you and your husband?’ asks the genie.

    ‘My husband is 32 and I am 30’ the wife replies.

    ‘Amazing! And you both still believe in genies and magic lamps at that age ….’

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  12. I think our politicians may have stirred the pot big time by poo pooing and disregarding the protesters…

    Wifey was at a smallish vff related group meeting last night (25-30ppl) and over half had booked flights yesterday to get to wellington in the next day or 2 and most said they had freinds and their partners going with them.

    I dont know wether theyre going to the fun part or answering vffs call to hit the streets surrounding the area but either way is good, thats just from 1 small group in southland i wonder how many around nz it has spurred on to join in?
    Is it worth going getting some popcorn? I see the pigs have setup floodlights so obviously anticipating being there tonight.

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  13. Is there any truth to the rumor that clark gayford is under house arrest for the 4th time?
    Bracelet on his leg and confined to the porch!
    Is this normal for substance abuse by any member of the public?
    Or has there been some political pressure been applied, seen as he is the PMs partner?
    Does he still have the sponsered ute and boatin his possession?

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  14. There two devious reasons why authorities force a different testing regime on the unvaxxed,

    The vaxxed having the “data passport” are not required to be tested.
    Yet they can just as easily catch and transmit covid.
    So why are they not constantly & compulsory tested ! ! ! for their jobs, wages?

    ➊ At the moment it is free, but there has been talk of a charge.
    Getting regular testing is a hassle and test results are not so timely, in conflict with expiry times and will add up to be expensive.
    It is a coercive, punitive measure like excluding people without vax passports.
    The aim in this is to cause many to comply and get vaxxed.

    ➋ Forcing unvaxxed people to be tested more will naturally increase the number of unvaxxed positive cases and will skew the statistics in a way that fits the agenda, that the Unvaxxed are dirty.

    Like forcing people to be timely tested before going on the ferry, is like having a supposed random alcohol testing stop, but certain people are exempted from the test, no matter how drunk they are.

    Just another way the government leverages everything up through Coercion => Mandatory => Compulsory, while mindlessly calling it Choice 🙁

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    • The vaxxed having the “data passport” are not required to be tested.

      The vaxxed having the “data passport” are not required allowed to be tested.

      Vaxxed showing up positive would reveal the extent of the con game.

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    • This Covid charade is has been redirected towards implementing digital passports. To ease the way for more tyranny that’s coming down the sewer pipeline. The widespread adoption of Covid passports in NZ will be very pleasing to the overlords, whom will slink back into the shadows for a bit now.

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  15. More great police integrity…
    https://i.stuff.co.nz/national/crime/127721227/investigation-exposes-police-officers-affair-with-suspected-drug-dealer

    Rumour has it in the same week of the raids there were many other cops at the station had resigned or placed on “administrative leave” after either refusing or failing drug tests (11 in total was what i was told).
    Part of that rumour was the dog handler was caught up in a meth ring and immediately resigned once found out so the rumour is at least partially true, be interesting to know if more cops were actually caught up too?

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  16. PANIC!

    Propagandists calling for the demo to be closed down due to more than 100 people present is going to be a super spreader. Oh, and the protesters are abusive anarchists.

    FJA and her stable of cowardly mules

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    • Just like tamakis super spreader events that infected a massive number of zero!
      Plus 99.99999% of those protesters are smart and know not to get a test anyway.

      It would be hilarious if the masked fully vaxxed cops got the rona but no protesters 🙂

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      • Talking of Tamaki, WHERE is his TFRC hiding while the people are in front of parliament fighting for justice and freedom? I know Brian himself is constrained by his bail conditions; but what has happened to his previously well organised supporters?

        Just wondering….

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      • They had Hollie Smith whinging about the protesters on Newscrub yesterday. Things must be sinking fast if they have to drag that skank out. Speaking of which, haven’t heard much from her ex lately. Must be stuck in a small room somewhere without means of communication.

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  17. Watching the Stuffed live feed and theres a maori guy with full face tattoo and grass skirt pacing up and down the path holding what looks like a machete with a flag attached to it. Very menancing.

    Words from Rodney Hide
    “I support the protest 100 percent. I don’t agree with you that my rights to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness are extinguished by a government declaring a pandemic. To me those rights are absolute. If anything, I would wish the protest be more intense given the damage Parliament has inflicted on the people I love and the community of which I am a part.”
    – Rodney Hide’s letter to the ACT Leader.

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  18. How to give a silent bene boost….

    https://i.stuff.co.nz/business/300515349/minimum-wage-to-rise-to-2120

    Increase in average wage = increased benes for the bludgers.

    Also its a win for the govts coffers too as bit more tax revenue, muppets still havent worked out that overpaying underperforming workers just adds to inflation by businesses having to increase prices, its a hiding to nowhere.

    Then theyre gunna still bring in fairpay crap, income insurance levies and no doubt a tax hike is in the near future to further slam businesses, id hate to be employing a few staff right now what a miserable position to be in.

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        • I run a small business, stupid boy. We are professional engineers in the automation field. Me, my business partner and 1 full-time employee. We own the small premises we operate from. We don’t face the public and we are comparatively insulated from the factors that are really making life difficult for small businesses. But even so, the costs are mounting and we are having to add a few dollars to our hourly rate to keep things on an even keel. I can hardly imagine what it’s like for somebody running a hospitality business, for example.

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  19. Hipkins… Fucking Little Git

    From a telegram post

    Note this is from 2009 and also note Chris Hipkins, mentioned in this article is a New Zealand Labour Party politician and a member of the Sixth Labour Government’s Cabinet as Minister of Education, Minister for COVID-19 Response, Minister for the Public Service and Leader of the House.

    Parliament to say sorry to protestors

    “In an unprecedented act, Parliament’s Speaker announced last week he would be offering an apology and compensation to protesters who were wrongly arrested in a student protest at Parliament in September 1997.

    One of those illegally arrested, strip-searched and detained overnight was MP for Rimutaka Chris Hipkins, then a first-year student at Victoria University.

    “It was my very first protest march, I remember it well. The Tertiary Review Green Bill was going to turn academic entities into corporate entities, treat students as customers and we were protesting against that.”

    About 300 people marched down to the grounds of Parliament; unknown to most, the Speaker at the time, Douglas Kidd, had issued a trespass notice saying they weren’t allowed to be there.

    “We were peaceful and we sat down, but the police arrested us and took us to the station. I was one of the first to be arrested and one of the last to be released. They let me out at around 3am and, as a teenager from the Hutt, I had no way of getting back home at the time.”

    Mr Hipkins managed to get a ride home but the matter was not over. Those arrested had to appear in the District Court to face charges the only time Mr Hipkins has stood in the dock.

    “Some were offered the option of diversion but I wasn’t going to take that because I hadn’t done anything wrong.”

    Video footage taken by the police was viewed; police claimed arrests were made because the protest was turning violent.

    The judge ruled it wasn’t and there were no grounds for arrest.

    “To remove someone’s right to protest, you’ve got to have a very good reason. We weren’t harming anyone or destroying property, we were peaceful.

    “The District [Court] and later High Court agreed with us and confirmed that what we’d been trying to do was not wrong.”

    The matter dragged through the legal system for the next 10 years, during which time Mr Hipkins became president of the student association, fought alongside the Lower Hutt community against the closure of Petone College and graduated with a degree in politics and criminology.

    “I said to my lawyers when I left uni that I was happy to remain involved in the case and there were some attempts at mediation but nothing came of that. For me, the critical part of this is that the Speaker and the police commissioner are offering an apology and it’s symbolic.”

    The financial compensation has been calculated to just over $200,000 and spread among the 41 protesters who lodged the original complaints.

    Mr Hipkins says it’s not a huge sum of money. “That’s not important to me, most of it will end up going to lawyers’ fees anyway.”

    What little is left over will go to charities such as Amnesty International.”

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  20. I see from the live feed that police are armed with riot batons made famous by the Red Squad during the Springbok tour protests.
    Have these cops got no sense of the optics of this. It would seem not by thuggish behaviour displayed yesterday.

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  21. Watched both tv entertainment programs this morning and have to say that none of the presenters were any good. All trying the look at me, look at me. Is Bernie trying out for a yellow wiggle spot?
    Thank god, that wanker with the glasses was taken off!

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  22. According to the Herald, Cindy is reported as saying.

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    Earlier Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said while there was “a lot of emotion” at the protest, the views held were not reflective of most people.

    She added it was time the protesters moved on.
    Unquote.

    Time, Sugar Tits took some of her own advice. Her views are not reflective of most people, why does she think so many people are protesting at Parliament and around the country?

    Further, she should also take more of her own advice and “Move on”. Now is good.

    https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/covid-19-omicron-parliament-protest-enters-day-four-police-brought-in-from-across-the-country/LYYSC4KW5QRHDDQ62HESRFUEKI/

    FJA

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    • “He said the actions of the protesters were preventing local businesses to open, people had been assaulted and abuse and threats had been hurled at journalists.”

      Thats vs the govt preventing nearly every business in nz from opening for months on end and then hurling massive bribes at media/journalists. Not to mention the threatening and intimidation mr mike bush engaged in during the first lockdown plus tge endless threats to “rule breakers” since then.

      These idiots need to look in the mirror and see who the real threat to business and kiwi life/freedoms really is.

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    • Quote
      Earlier Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said while there was “a lot of emotion” at the protest, the views held were not reflective of most people.

      She added it was time the protesters moved on.
      Unquote.

      What it should have been:
      “Earlier Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said while there was “a lot of emotion” in parliament over the protest, and clearly parliament held views that were not reflective of most people, which led to ordinary people protesting.

      She added it was time that these people (in parliament) moved on, starting with herself, Hipkins, Robertson, Little, and Bloomfield resigning immediately. “

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  23. Is it just me or is anyone else having an issue when clicking on links? When I have read the link and push the back arrow to get back to ysb, it first just reloads the same page, then on the second click takes me back to the ysb start page rather than to where I had clicked in the thread.

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    • Phoenix? An Opportunist is it more like using a darkness to emerge like a vampire.

      Winston Peters the Deputy Prime Minister during that Ihumatao time and he remained silent. …. hhmmmm …..

      Will the documents between Ardern and Peters coalition ever be fully revealed?

      Rather see Rodney Hide, Brash and Basset, even Red Baiter 🙂 (ssshhh nasska & stigie), help get something going !

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  24. Parker is slime.

    This morning Attorney-General David Parker poured scorn on the protesters occupying Parliament’s grounds, branding them “misguided” and “believing in garbage”.

    “You’ve got a tiny group of New Zealanders who are misguided because they believe the garbage that’s on social media and they’re blocking roads.”

    He said the actions of the protesters were preventing local businesses to open, people had been assaulted and abuse and threats had been hurled at journalists.

    “This is different,” said Parker. “People obviously have the right to protest. I’m a political activist and I’ve been protesting on the streets since the 1970s but we expect people to abide by the law and we expect the police to enforce it and how they do it is for them.”

    https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/covid-19-omicron-outbreak-police-carrying-batons-as-more-protesters-arrive-at-parliament/6WAGG52I4OPBALDMHIX5ROITSA/

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  25. I’ve never been on Twitter but I have always clicked onto links from Bn and others. I used to be able to scroll down the threads and read related tweets. Now I can see the main one linked but nothing else before a big log in / register panel plasters the screen. Are Twitter really that desperate to get more registered after so many have left for Telegram etc ? I hope that is the situation.

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  26. The latest on my 75 y.o friend who had his booster 2 Fridays ago and has been ill ever since, 2 visits to the doctor who apparently said he had pneumonia after day 4 – has been taken to Timaru hospital this morning, could not walk and has serious fluid retention.
    Interestingly enough this is what happened to my 78 y.o brother and who said4 days before he died that the vaccine had killed him.
    Our S.I.L’s friend has had her 22 y.o granddaughter rushed to Dunedin hospital last Friday and was put in a ward with 5 other vaccinated injury patients.
    FJA

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    • All very sad, HP. And no-one in authority wants to talk about, and the public are threatened if they talk about it.

      Very little difference to some ancient pagan ritual where a virgin was dragged out of her house and sacrificed by bloodletting on an alter somewhere, all to “ensure” a good crop harvest. Everyone knows about it, it’s barbaric, but no-one is allowed to publicly talk about it.

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    • Both my wife (aged 44) and I (aged 50) were crook as dogs for 2 or 3 days after the second shot. My wife had another utterly miserable three days after her booster. I’m now getting messages to tell me to go for mine, but I don’t want to. Not when I’m facing the prospect of several days of miserable illness while business and life goes down the drainhole.

      I must be clear – I’m not ant-vax at all. I’m cognizant of the great benefits vaccines have bestowed on mankind in the last century or so. I’m also well aware that many people have had their shots and boosters with no ill effect. But right now, considering my past reactions and those of the considerable number of people I know who have been ill from the jabs, I’d rather take my chances with Omicron – it seems the lesser of two evils.

      I will not be getting my booster until I’m forced to (i.e. I cannot renew my vaccine passport without it).

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      • Leofric, you are late to YSB so may not be aware that a few have had the jab but many on here have decided, despite having lined up in the past for vaccs, to give this experimental, unproven jab a wide berth. Whatever you choose is up to you. My personal health decision is I refuse to be forced to be injected with something detrimental to my immune system.

        Along with those who have joined the protest in Wellington, my requirement is for all mandates to be removed immediately so all New Zealanders can resume our normal lives and be responsible for our own decisions. Let life return to normal. The mad queen’s covid passport is dividing families, friends and communities. Sadly, she is like the self-serving Trudeau, too immature to be a leader and do the right thing.
        FJA

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    • Ross12….
      Before the Pfizer adverse events data was released by the FDA in October, the only trial data on the Pfizer injection that I could find was one done in China. It was pretty comprehensive and too involved for me to make much sense of. What I did make out from it though, was that it was an injection any intelligent person would stay well away from.

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  27. All the media concern for Wellington business’s but no regard to where the real crimes are being committed, increasing year on year.

    “Despite this, Police are making fewer arrests.
    In 2017, Police arrested 5,228 offenders for occurrences at dairies, supermarkets or liquor stores.
    In 2021, this dropped to 1,947 arrests – a massive reduction of 62.8 per cent.

    https://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA2202/S00070/retail-the-latest-victim-of-the-crime-epidemic.htm

    So the Labour government will call that a great success, and now turn to protect their own. 🙁

    It seems that this week are doing a surge the Police are increasing the arrest rate in Wellington to especially protect Wellington’s business’s. 🙁

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  28. On reflection:

    It’s not too late for Matt King to return to parliament & have a crack at leading National out of its terminal MeToo relationship with Labour. He’s only 55YO & I don’t reckon that he’s ready to hang up his boots yet.

    Might be time for those who haven’t given up completely on National to get in behind him. Get him on the list or get him a safe seat & something may happen.

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  29. If one was of a criminal bent, this weekend would be the opportune time for a burgle or two.
    Plod around the country must be stretched to near breaking point, With the ranks depleted by non jabby ones being unavailable to work, plus the call to arms by the Wellington fuckwit, there will not be many on patrol around the country.
    Have just returned home after driving around hamilton for 3 hours. Not a cop car in sight.

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  30. Mallards feathers seem to be all in a flap.
    Is it the Catholics they are looking for?

    Security arrangements in parts of the Parliamentary precinct have changed again …..
    .
    ….. Video taken from a high vantage point opposite the Beehive was uploaded to a social media channel claimed by white nationalist group Action Zealandia.
    .
    Paparoa, which claims to monitor far-right activism, said the video was shot from a construction site in Bowen House, which provides access for staff to the Beehive.

    https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/security-changed-at-parliaments-bowen-house-after-action-zealandia-posts-video/OP2D4U3ETENXLUN22UNOIII7CY/
    .
    Rattling the cage for sure. 🙂
    Was he related to the long gone Guy Fawkes?

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  31. Beautiful comment from Going Postal a few minutes ago:

    Paul Wicker • 25 minutes ago
    And finally, the truth in their face.
    As you know, I had Covid earlier this week, flu, bad head etc etc, paracetamol, etc etc
    Speaking to a couple of people today, same script
    “You must have been so worried, scared even?”
    No why?
    “With you not being vaccinated”
    Not really, the odds of dying are pretty low
    “No they aren’t, they are really high”
    No, the odds of dying of Covid are really very slim.
    “But you aren’t vaccinated”
    Yes that’s correct. Unvaccinated. Very low chance of dying , unless you have several comorbidities, or you are in the age range that flu takes you anyway, you know, early eighties, like the life expectancy – 82?
    “Well, if that were true, why have we had all these Covid vaccinations?”
    YOU TELL ME!!!

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  32. Just received Act’s latest “Week in Action ” pro vax blurb:

    One bit of wheat amongst the chaff.

    Petrol 98 = $3.05……….Tax $1.45
    Petrol 95 = $3.00………. ” $1.44
    Petrol 91 = $2.76………. ” $1.41

    This while the roads are crumbling to pieces under our vehicles.

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  33. This was posted on Sue Grey’s FB today live from Wellington 💚

    It’s been a bizarre day. #ConvoyNZ22

    The protestors are peaceful, and many of these Police are everyday people like you and me. We stood for hours on the front line, and met at least a dozen different officers as they rotated shifts. And we had some awesome conversations!

    We shared about our families to each other, had some banter, were asked to share our personal stories for why we were there, and they respected them – some even agreed.

    Here are some comments from the Police:

    “This is a bit of a stale mate, because you’re within your rights to peacefully protest…”

    “This is not the worst protest I’ve been to…”

    “The government listen to us less than you…”

    “This is a bit awkward, because you’re actually good blokes and we’re having a great yarn…”

    “Tell you what, if you just go home, I’ll shout you Maccas…” 😂

    “It’s only a few bad eggs that ruin it for everyone – us (the police) included…”

    “Why can’t you guys just go and dance with the Hare Krishnas?…” 😂

    They even shared their lollies with us.

    When we got to deeper conversation, many of these officers did not want to be there, and want to leave us alone. But they’re conflicted. I saw one officer visibly shaken and upset.

    In fact, one officer actually gave us a heads up that they were about to push us, giving us time to link arms. We held them off for 20min, and then got back to laughing and chatting. The whole thing is just bizarre!

    These officers are not our enemy. Yes there are several bad eggs that handled people way too aggressively, but they don’t represent the whole.

    There is an obvious conflict and compromise within the Police, and that’s only exposed itself more over these last two days. But I am praying and staying hopeful that the righteous ones in there would rise up, and that we would see the Police protect and serve the way many of them deep down desire to.

    Please pray for the Police and peaceful protesters. And if you want to come, come. It is a risk, but we know the risks and costs of our actions, and I’m at peace with mine. You must be at peace with yours.

    “One of the most important things you can do on this earth is to let people know that they’re not alone.” – SL Alder

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  34. I just read a comment on a US blog about the Canadian situation. Apparently Klaus Schwab has bragged, in public, that WEF have half the Conservative Party ( Canada) in their pocket.
    I wonder how many of National and ACT are in the same pocket ?

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  35. LITTLE JOHNNY IS BACK:
    The teacher asked the class to use the word “fascinate” in a sentence.
    Molly put up her hand and said, “My family went to my granddad’s farm, and we all saw his pet sheep. It was fascinating.”
    The teacher said, “That was good, but I wanted you to use the word ‘fascinate,’ not ‘fascinating’.”
    Sally raised her hand. She said, “My family went to see Rock City and I was fascinated.”
    The teacher said, “Well, that was good Sally, but I wanted you to use the word ‘fascinate’.”
    Little Johnny raised his hand, but the teacher hesitated because she had been burned by Little Johnny before. She finally decided there was no way he could damage the word “fascinate,” so she called on him.
    Johnny said, “My aunt Carolyn has a sweater with ten buttons, but her tits are so big she can only fasten eight!”
    The teacher sat down and cried.

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  36. For the brig.
    Bottle of Merlot
    A man asked a waiter to take a bottle of Merlot to an unusually
    attractive woman sitting alone at a table in a cozy little restaurant.
    So the waiter took the Merlot to the woman and said, ‘This is from
    the gentleman who is seated over there.’ .and indicated the sender
    with a nod of his head. She stared at the wine coolly for a few
    seconds, not looking at the man, then decided to send a reply to
    him by a note.
    The waiter, who was lingering nearby for a response, took the note
    from her and conveyed it to the gentleman.
    The note read: ‘For me to accept this bottle, you need to have a
    Mercedes in your garage, a million dollars in the bank and 7 inches
    in your pants ‘
    After reading the note, the man decided to compose one of his own
    in return. He folded the note, handed it to the waiter and instructed
    him to deliver it to the lady.
    It read: ‘Just to let you know things aren’t always what they appear
    to be, I have a Ferrari Maranello, BMW Z8, Mercedes CL600, and
    a Porsche Turbo in my several garages; I have a beautiful homes in
    Aspen , Miami , and a 10,000 acre ranch in Louisiana . There is over
    twenty million dollars in my bank account and portfolio.
    But, not even for a woman as beautiful as you are, would I cut off
    three inches. Just send the bottle back.

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    • The stupid MSM repeater said it was because of health and safety concerns. Implying they might face violence from protestors.
      Methinks towies realise if they undertake the removals, the financial losses in the future may be huge. More people support this no mandate protest than the stupid MSM think.

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  37. He defintely is a piece of shit.
    All doubts gone.

    Speaker Trevor Mallard confirmed he had the sprinklers turned on as part of efforts to clear the protesters. He said the sprinklers will stay on through the night.

    https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/covid-19-omicron-outbreak-parliament-protest-sprinklers-turned-on-second-wave-convoy-en-route/3MKC44AVVFXXTGUATPSLMIFN7Q/

    No doubt his bullying is well ingrained.

    “Earlier today several staff were noted to be carrying batons. That was not in line with current approach and staff have now removed this equipment,” Parnell said.

    “It is important to note that police on Parliament grounds continue to take a measured approach.”

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      • They’ll only be fed by alkathene pipes & it’s unlikely that they’ll run very deep. If they accidentally got cut in a few places that would take care of water pressure & likely create some interesting water features on Lambton Quay.

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    • Big tough trev!

      I see it as a sign of total despearation, bully trev realises yesterdays scummy actions by the poolice backfired now this is his last chance before they go super nazi and get some extremely bad global coverage, you know damn well trev wants some brutal hidings dished out untill the protesters flee and likely wouldve happened already except theres non corrupted media reporting there that cannot be bought!

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  38. Is Trevor Mallard, not the biggest arsehole, God ever put breath into.

    Great idea to turn the sprinklers on in Parliament Grounds at Trevor’s instructions and to keep them on all weekend.

    These are the affected protestors and people who pay Mallards very large salary. He does not give a shit.

    What a prick.

    FTM & FJA

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  39. Poor buggers. I bet Damien O’Connor visiting made all the difference. ////

    Westport residents ‘very depressed’ as yet another flood brings more devastation
    https://www.newshub.co.nz/home/new-zealand/2022/02/westport-residents-very-depressed-as-yet-another-flood-brings-more-devastation.html

    Homes are inundated with water and mud; infrastructure, roads and water supplies wiped out; and one community still completely cut off.

    Damien O’Connor flew in to survey the damage, but Buller residents are crying out for help to stop these repeated disastrous events.

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  40. Mrs C and I are celebrating our 45th wedding anniversary today so what better way to mark the occasion by attending a VFF pop up protest. After all as part of the unclean without papers we can’t go out to a fancy establishment. Thanks DL.
    FJA

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  41. I think big bully trev is just looking out for his piggy mates and trying to give them the upper hand…

    Pigs loooove to roll in mud! Plus mallards also love puddles too, if the protesters get pushed out i rekon someone just needs to post mr mallards address and they just relocate and set up at his residence… weve all heard the waffle from parker etc that ihumato was different because it was private land so a freedom camp at mallards seems more legit them at parliament 🙂

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  42. Yeah right, Chippy you lying arse. . .


    Rapid antigen tests companies tell customers Government taking stock

    By Thomas Coughlan
    Senior Political Reporter, NZ Herald

    “While the Government spent much of this week claiming it had not been stealing businesses’ rapid antigen tests, the companies supplying those tests to the Government were telling businesses the opposite.

    The Herald has confirmed that a minimum of 15 emails from two companies supplying Abbott tests were sent to businesses telling them the Government was diverting all test stock to itself.

    New Zealand’s other major RAT supplier, Roche, has also said it told customers the Government had requested its orders be prioritised, although a formal prioritisation request was never made.

    One of the emails, from EBOS, an Abbott distributor, has since been retracted by its author.

    The other email, from Abbott itself, has been clarified.

    The Ministry of Health has said it did not take tests from private businesses.

    As recently as February 2, after Deputy Prime Minister Grant Robertson told a Beehive press conference Abbott had confirmed no tests had been taken from them, Abbott’s own customer service team was telling customers the opposite.

    An email from Abbott said the company would no longer take orders for its RAT tests because the ministry wanted its orders taken first.

    “We have been directed, along with other suppliers, by the NZ Ministry of Health to supply only their orders until they have been filled in full. As a result, we are currently unable to supply the Panbio Covid-19 Ag Rapid Test Device.”

    An Abbott spokesperson clarified the email should have only referred to “existing back-orders with the New Zealand Ministry of Health which we will be fulfilling before taking on new orders from other New Zealand customers”.

    The email from EBOS to customers warned that “effective immediately we can no longer accept any future orders for Rapid Antigen Tests”.

    “The Ministry of Health has issued an order on Monday [24 January] morning to all Rapid Antigen Manufacturers that they are only to supply the Ministry of Health. This has been a directive by Ministry of Health, and we have no control over this decision.”

    The email was sent to 14 customers over a period of about a week covering the period from January 24 to February 4.

    When EBOS was contacted about the email, a spokesman told the Herald the email was “mistakenly sent out as the sender had not received the correct, authorised message”.

    They said they were unaware of any other incidents where a similar email had been sent to customers.

    After a further email was discovered by the Herald and put to EBOS, it emerged that 14 emails using the same template had been sent to customers. Two of the recipients of the emails told the Herald no one had been in touch to clarify EBOS’s current position, which is that the Government has not taken the tests.

    National’s Covid-19 spokesman Chris Bishop said the Government had been “caught taking rapid tests from the private sector to hide their own incompetence”.

    “After initially admitting it, the Government is now engaged in an unedifying display of trying to deny the obvious, against all the evidence,” he said.

    In a statement, Roche diagnostics, the supplier of another rapid antigen test, confirmed it too had told its customers “that the Government had requested we prioritise its order with future stock”. However, they added that in the event, no “formal request” was ever made.

    Despite Roche saying a request for “prioritisation” was made by the Government, but not formally acted on, ministers are now insisting the Government’s position is that the Ministry of Health only ever wanted its own orders “consolidated” into a single order.

    In Question Time on Thursday, Covid-19 Minister Chris Hipkins was asked by Bishop why Bloomfield told a press conference “that forward orders of rapid antigen tests had been, in his words, consolidated into the Government’s stock,” when in recent days the Government had been saying that no tests were consolidated.

    Hipkins replied that his “understanding” of Bloomfield’s comments was that “he was referring to the consolidation of the Government’s orders”.

    The Herald asked the Ministry of Health whether Hipkins’ interpretation of “consolidation” was correct and a spokesman confirmed it was.

    Bloomfield’s comments in a press conference on January 26 suggest a different interpretation. He told media the ministry had spoken with test suppliers and said that “forward orders of tests, that haven’t yet arrived in the country, that those be consolidated into the Government’s stock”.

    “So that is there for the whole country, including private businesses,” Bloomfield said.

    He added that in a conversation with Abbott he “was asked about the orders that New Zealand-based companies had, and I was asked about whether they should prioritise the delivery to that all-of-government order”.

    The comments appear to suggest the definition of consolidation at the time was that the tests from private companies would be consolidated into the Government’s order.

    This is quite different from the current definition: that consolidation means simply the Government’s order being consolidated into one – something no Government representative said at the time.

    Appearing on Heather du Plessis-Allan Drive after the press conference, Bloomfield said the Government “didn’t overrule orders”.

    “The conversations we had with the suppliers were if they had orders to New Zealand-based companies, our expectation would be they would prioritise orders to the Government first,” he said.

    “We have asked the companies to prioritise delivery of the Government’s orders,” Bloomfield said.

    According to ministers and the Government, this is now incorrect, and the policy is to simply consolidate the Government’s orders together.”

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  43. Covid 19 can destroy placenta, lead to stillbirths in pregnancy – study

    New research suggests the coronavirus can invade and destroy the placenta and lead to stillbirths in infected women.

    It’s an uncommon outcome for any pregnancy but women with Covid-19 face an elevated risk. Authorities believe vaccination can help prevent these cases.

    Researchers in 12 countries, including the United States, analysed placental and autopsy tissue from 64 stillbirths and four newborns who died shortly after birth. The cases all involved unvaccinated women who had Covid-19 during their pregnancy.

    https://www.nzherald.co.nz/world/covid-19-can-destroy-placenta-lead-to-stillbirths-in-pregnancy-study/356NTF2AQL33JDZ3W4SROBHXWM/

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