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  1. Morning everyone, hopefully the global warming/boiling will be upon us before the week is out??? Memes today are great Ed, thank you. I think the electric bike one is perfect.
    Have a good day people. Or make out that you are and trick everyone.
    Off to walk the dogs bright and early. The guy next door goes to work at 5.30 and has his car idling to warm it up, so it’s a bit hard to keep asleep. Not complaining as they are so quiet the rest of the day you would never know they are there.

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  2. The goat fcuking Hamas kiddie rapists have just staged a mass murder at a Gaza school and are letting media in to report on it ,AL Jazeera English.
    they show piles (thousands)of empty shell cases all around the building, will the MSM swallow this bullshit,?? YES.
    FFS if you look hard you can see clips from belt fed machine guns all around the place ,hardly the desirable weapon to be storming a building with, the goat rapists have swept this evidence up from elsewhere and spread it around the site after murdering these people.

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    • Pro tip: Don’t trust anything that has emotive reports of women and children. Especially dead babies. It is designed to bypass critical thinking and appeal directly to the unthinking part of your brain. Basically you become SB.

      I follow Hamas on Telegram. Endless pictures and stories of dead babies and little kids. Never fighting age men. Every bomb hits a home packed full of kids or a hospital for sick babies. Israel has dropped a staggering number of bombs, probably the most intense bombardment in history. And everyone of them hit a hospital or home full of kiddies LOL

      To be fair Israel has lied too and made up stories about 40 beheaded babies and other bullshit. Including blaming Hamas for friendly fire damage and deaths.

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      • you crack me up birdy, for the first few weeks of the gaza/hamas thing you had zero critical thinking cuz you let your emotions rule your thinking. stupid boy was telling you things but you ignored cuz of feelz then when you finally regained your senses for a few days you said the same as i told you then you lost it again and it was back to screaming jooooooooz

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        • Another pack of lies as usual. I reported what the woke media didn’t. Are you saying the jews lie about things that have happened?

          Comments about other religions are far more common on YSB yet I don’t see you racing around attacking the messenger or telling them they are obsessed. Why is that?

          You really need to raise your game and drag yourself out of the gutter.

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  3. So hate is like rape – it doesn’t require proof or evidence. Just feelz and even those don’t/can’t be proven. Just look at the vast majority of cases reported and it is all unproveable emotive nonsense. I’m sure if they had any evidence it would be front and centre, but no.

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  4. the place aint worth the money tourists get screwed to go visit now let alone another hundy slapped on top.
    how stupid do you have to be to pay a small fortune to visit a dead end road, see some steep rock and watch water fall off a rock face?
    https://i.stuff.co.nz/southland-times/news/133444378/proposed-milford-sound-access-fee-could-generate-60m-a-year
    theres far nicer places to visit on the west coast then the over rated milford sound and the coasters wont rape your wallet as bad as these scummy cunts.

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  5. Mostly if there is a fee to see something natural, I avoid it like the plague. There are exceptions where there are real costs involved for the upkeep of infrastructure etc. But if it feels like rape and pillage of my wallet forget it.

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  6. Morning Troopers,

    It appears Grant Robertson should follow in his old man’s footsteps, and go to prison. This is traitorous:

    Former Government’s infrastructure budget blowouts criticised in Auditor-General’s report
    “Two of the former Government’s massive infrastructure programmes totalling $15 billion were rushed against the advice of officials leading to chaotic, costly blowouts just months after they were announced.

    A little over a year after the projects were announced, the Government had to tip $1.9b in extra funding to keep the projects on track. Some projects, like the Mill Rd expressway, had to be culled entirely after doubling in cost a year after being announced.

    Auditor-General John Ryan has today tabled a report into the NZ Upgrade Programme and the Shovel-Ready Projects, often abbreviated to NZUP and SRP. NZUP was originally given $12b and SRP was given $3b. The NZUP funded the likes of the Penlink, Mill Rd, and Ōtaki to North of Levin expressways, as well as the Melling interchange and a number of hospital and school upgrades.

    Both projects date back to the first term of the last Government, when Labour was in office with the Greens and NZ First, the latter now being part of the new Government.

    He found that ministers received ample warning from officials prior to NZUP projects being announced that some would struggle to be delivered on time and on budget.

    Ryan was also critical of the poor bookkeeping, which in some cases was so dire that to this day it is “difficult to determine from publicly available information all the initiatives that have received funding from the NZUP”, meaning the public can’t see where all of the $12b had been spent.

    The NZUP projects have weighed on the Government, and have gone over budget multiple times. Treasury warned prior to the election that many of the projects were at an “early stage” and had there was an “ongoing risk further funding may be required to deliver the programme”.

    The projects date back to 2020. NZUP was announced on January 29, prior to the pandemic, after the Government received briefings in 2019 that the economy was likely to experience a slowdown.

    Later that year, after the pandemic arrived, the Government received further briefings about whether it could use infrastructure projects to lift the country out of the Covid-induced economic slump.

    “In both situations, the Government felt that, given the uncertainty, it needed to act quickly to strengthen economic conditions. It also considered that it needed to signal the plan as soon as possible to shore up economic confidence,” the report said.

    Early warnings
    The report found that both programmes were developed rapidly. This is perhaps more understandable for the Covid-era SRP projects, but less so for NZUP.

    “The process to identify and announce funding for NZUP projects took only a few months. Setting up the application process for the SRP took only weeks,” the report found.

    In the case of the NZUP projects, it appears officials were under pressure to provide a list of projects that ministers could announce.

    Ministers were warned of the risks, by both officials and the Te Waihanga, the newly created NZ Infrastructure Commission.

    “At several points, officials advised ministers of risks to value for money for both the NZUP and the SRP,” Ryan’s report said.

    Te Waihanga even warned that the whole point of the two programmes – to stimulate the economy – would probably not be achieved by building infrastructure.

    “[L]arge scale infrastructure projects are not effective mechanisms for economic stimulus due to the time needed for planning, design and procurement,” Te Waihanga said.

    Ministers were also advised, prior to the package being announced, that capacity constraints in the construction sector created a “real risk of cost overruns, both at a project and package level, as well as delays to projects”.

    Also prior to the announcement, both the Ministry of Health and Treasury warned ministers that many of the proposed health projects under consideration for the NZUP were not ready to be announced.

    Treasury warned it had “due to the time and information available”, they had “low confidence” the projects would be implemented quickly.

    “On 29 January 2020, about one week after this advice was provided, the Minister of Health and Associate Minister of Health publicly announced several health projects. These included some projects that officials had advised were not ready to be announced,” the report said.

    It found the Government appeared to be in a rush to announce the projects.

    “The programme of investment was developed quickly. This appears to have been, at least in part, to enable public announcements to be made as soon as possible.

    “We saw references to early announcements in briefings and Cabinet papers, and correspondence between ministers’ offices and agencies,” the report said.

    The report was particularly critical of the lack of planning.

    “Ministers made decisions to progress some NZUP projects even though those projects were not fully scoped or planned.

    “Full business cases were not always available or up to date even when the project’s planning was more advanced,” the report said.

    In some cases, key agencies only found out about the NZ Upgrade programme through the media.

    Despite billions of dollars being ploughed into Auckland transport projects, Auckland Transport told the Auditor-General it only found out about NZUP through the media.

    “Auckland Transport was not asked for information about, or business cases for, projects that it was responsible for,” it said.

    Shovel-ready problems
    The SRP programme appeared to begin better, with more groups providing better advice to ministers.

    However, the report said that as was the case with NZUP, ministers had little information about whether the projects were “aligned with Government strategies” or “whether they represented value for money”.

    The Auditor-General said that in the process of shortlisting projects for consideration, ministers made changes to the list of shovel-ready projects.

    Worryingly, the Auditor-General’s staff “found it difficult to determine how or why these changes were made”.

    The report said a “lack of documentation” about this part of the shortlisting process means the Auditor-General was unable to establish whether projects added to the list at this stage were assessed consistently or fairly.

    “In my view, to support transparency and accountability when spending public money, decision-makers are responsible for ensuring that there are adequate records of how and why decisions were made,” the report said.

    The report found that in the case of both projects, a lack of documentation meant the public and Parliament would find it difficult to see whether the Government was getting value for money from the projects.

    Ryan was particularly alarmed that the Government continued to spend large amounts of money without proper due process, despite a number of reports raising concerns about where this kind of rushed decision-making can lead.

    “I have made similar observations about aspects of the Strategic Tourism Assets Protection Programme, the Cost of Living Payment, the Provincial Growth Fund, and – most recently – the reprioritisation of the Provincial Growth Fund,” Ryan wrote, listing a number of other schemes he had investigated.

    “It concerns me that significant spending of public money continues to occur without appropriate processes for ensuring value for money and transparent decision-making.”

    He recommended the Treasury ensure there was “regular public reporting on the progress of all significant investments that have had or that require Cabinet-level consideration, including NZUP projects”.

    He also recommended that Treasury get feedback from other agencies about how useful they found its new guidance on expediting decision-making. This guidance was not available when NZUP was put together.”

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  7. The U.S. Supreme Court will take up a Jan. 6 defendant’s appeal of the Department of Justice’s novel use of evidence-tampering law to prosecute hundreds of defendants for obstruction of Congress.
    A miscellaneous order released by the High Court on Dec. 13 granted the petition of Joseph Wayne Fischer, challenging the most widely charged felony in Jan. 6 cases that carries up to 20 years in prison.

    The Fischer case is one of three identical petitions for case review by Jan. 6 defendants who were charged with corruptly obstructing an official proceeding, namely a joint session of Congress convened for the counting and certification of Electoral College votes on Jan. 6, 2021.

    The DOJ had charged nearly 330 defendants and former President Donald Trump with obstruction as of Dec. 6.

    President Trump was charged in August with several counts related to obstruction of the joint session of Congress on Jan. 6. A grand jury indicted him for obstruction of an official proceeding, attempting to obstruct an official proceeding, and conspiracy to obstruct an official proceeding, among other counts.

    Defense attorney William Shipley predicted that the Supreme Court’s decision to take up the obstruction case would put an end to the D.C. prosecution of President Trump.

    https://www.theepochtimes.com/us/supreme-court-accepts-case-challenging-jan-6-obstruction-charges-5546214?utm_source=newsnoe&src_src=newsnoe&utm_campaign=rtbreaking-2023-12-13-1&src_cmp=rtbreaking-2023-12-13-1&utm_medium=email&est=y6QWnDaKi%2F6p7y0413%2FbSmcIqUrLGZeObTCaEXMXDFZhEir0z%2BGCpGgumRO7GJs%3D

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  8. 70 Percent of Deaths from Pfizer Vaccine in Japan Reported Within 10 Days of Jab: Study
    Number of deaths within the first 10 days of vaccination was ‘significantly higher’ than those between 11 and 180 days among people aged 64 and under.

    https://www.theepochtimes.com/health/70-percent-of-deaths-from-pfizer-vaccine-in-japan-reported-within-10-days-of-jab-study-5545398?utm_source=Aomorningbriefnoe&src_src=Aomorningbriefnoe&utm_campaign=Aomb-2023-12-13&src_cmp=Aomb-2023-12-13&utm_medium=Aoemail&cta_utm_source=Aomorningbriefnoecta&est=5yPG8OaKNPdhScwTw194oemafpRmi1k3RJtK%2BtqRoJKNdqQ3r7gjlhhHzHCzkio%3D

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  9. Lawyers, politicans and academics feel threatened. Well good.

    AI to Disrupt Finance, Banking, and Higher-Education Jobs: Study
    The findings underscore the need for proactive measures and adaptation in these sectors as AI technologies continue to advance.

    Artificial intelligence (AI) will likely cause early disruptions in finance, banking, and human resources jobs requiring higher education, a report has found.
    Future Skills Organisation (FSO) report (pdf), in collaboration with Mandala Partners, aimed to explore the potential impact of AI on Australia’s training systems, given the recent increase in AI use in the public domain.

    The advancements in AI are expected to affect jobs that lean more heavily on cognitive skills rather than physical tasks, such as marketing, communications, accounting, business, and project management.
    This means university qualifications must change, and higher-level qualifications in the Vocational Education and Training (VET) system will likely face disruption.
    Patrick Kidd, FSO’s CEO, warns that Australia should prepare for AI to alter specific jobs significantly.
    “AI has the potential to establish new ways of conducting business, with tasks being automated, augmented or adapted, and ultimately shifting how we create, consume and engage with content,” he said.

    https://www.theepochtimes.com/world/ai-to-disrupt-finance-banking-and-higher-education-jobs-study-5545408?utm_source=Aomorningbriefnoe&src_src=Aomorningbriefnoe&utm_campaign=Aomb-2023-12-13&src_cmp=Aomb-2023-12-13&utm_medium=Aoemail&cta_utm_source=Aomorningbriefnoecta&est=QKRjR8fwf%2FNFvupTDaI2V4oibM%2B6XqHtF%2Bkk6jZp4Rn10ohxSA7RlKiUGBEkI%2B4%3D

    to,late alreadyhappening in smart companies and even for many people.
    Both Micro soft and apple programs are already using it.
    We are starting to use it. Like everything you still need to be an editor unlike the writers at the MSM.

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    • To be fair Viking,
      The comment section here is the opportunity to improve editing skills, 🙂

      To make precis, summarize, to be a bit more than copy & paste, as some spacing, paragraphing & most important, some deleting, to stop doubling up, helps to trim, which aids skim reading. 🙂
      Still figuring the system my self, so also will have to step up.

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      • Its there and is being used. roll on more poor lawyers, uni’s that get trimkmed down to real experts and not psuedo lectureres and poillies that will get caught out lying so easily.

        The more you use it the better ir gets at understanding you.
        Mind you will have a hard time with some bush and tractor dwellers.

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  10. We need:

    – Separation of Church and State
    – Separation of the legislative, executive, and judicial functions of government
    – A media not beholden to the above
    – Meritocracy
    – Freedom of speech
    – Rule of law

    – and a cheap source of energy

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  11. The great Charlatan, Tukoroirangi Morgan , former purchaser of the worlds most expensive underpants and now one of the Maori Elites great liars, who claims to know and be the font of all Maori history and knowledge, advisor to the Maori King and also one of the Tainui Tribes, elite ruling class.

    Well, either Tuku is a liar, disingenuous, dumb or all three. For someone who is so mouthy about the wonderfulness that is Tainui, you would think he would know the very basic history of Tainui, especially the most important part, that being the landing place of the first Tainui Canoe into this country, the most sacred place of all, according to Tainui.

    This from the Tainui King’s advisor, where he is speaking about Tainui’s involvement in a new Hotel at Auckland Airport.

    “The think with Māori is that we are a resilient people. We will survive. We’ve survived colonisation, we’ve survived land confiscation, so this is a tangible symbol or who we are as people.

    “We don’t go quietly.”

    “The new hotel iis located where the Tainui waka made landfall many generations ago – the harbour can be seen from the ninth floor.”

    The only Harbour that could possibly be seen from the 9th floor of this hotel at Auckland Airport, is the Manukau Harbour. The Tainui Canoe, according to Tainui did not land anywhere near there.

    Nope, it landed in the Kawhia Harbour some considerable distance away and a Harbour that is impossible to see from anywhere near Auckland as it is situated well over the horizon and almost in a different time zone, it is that far away.

    But tell lies often enough and the gullible will believe it, along with the showing how dumb you are, on your own Tribes early history. But equally what is wrong is TV1 and their Cub Reporter, who obviously either did not know the history of this country and fact check Tuku’s comments, or who could spell accurately enough to publish this shit. The quality of news generation in this country, is just plain, weak.

    https://www.1news.co.nz/2023/12/13/five-star-hotel-latest-jewel-in-waikato-tainuis-2-billion-empire/

    https://teara.govt.nz/en/photograph/34838/tainui-landing-site-kawhia#:~:text=K%C4%81whia%20is%20the%20place%20where,standing%20in%20the%20early%202000s.

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    • Bit early on the grog this AM ?
      Questioning the veracity of the reporter and her boss is a dead giveaway.

      All that crap about the remains of said canoe resting at Kawhia is just Maori bullshit?
      Tuku and Willie are both thick as old Kanuka trunks. Further proof that shit does rise to the top.

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  12. This guy is driving down the street outside a mental asylum when his tire blows. He stops, jacks up the car, gets the spare out, loosens the lug nuts, puts them in the upturned hubcap, starts to wrestle the spare tire on but loses his grip on the tire. It topples over and upends the hubcap, knocking all the lugnuts into the storm sewer opening.
    The guy is at his wits end because now there’s no way to keep his spare tire on with the lugnuts lost down the storm sewer. Until a mental patient who’s been peering through the fence watching the whole time says,
    “hey, buddy… what you want to do is take one lugnut off each of the other wheels, That’ll put 3 lug nuts on that wheel, enough to get you to a gas station for more lugnuts if you drive slow.”
    The driver of the car is amazed! “Wow! That’s brilliant! I can’t believe you’re in a lunatic asylum! You’re not insane at all!”
    “Oh, heck yes, I’m insane,” replies the patient. “I howl at the moon and eat cockroaches right off the floor, even if they’re dead. Yeah, I may be crazy, but that doesn’t mean I’m stupid!”

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    • So this resident is bedder than a LIEbour pardy Minister of the crown from 2017 to 2023

      They howl at the moon and eat cockroaches right off the floor, even if they’re dead.
      AND they are really really Stupid
      AND malicious pricks that throw away Billions in taxpayers money

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  13. Glitter…that shiny stuff found in nail varnish, paint, on Christmas decorations and cards has other uses. It is available in different sized particles and the finer particles are sometimes added to polar bear food so that they can be tracked by following their faeces.

    So, there you are, you really can polish a turd ! Political commentators please take note.

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  14. Bad news if you take paracetamol. We had the vet out and he gave us, wait for it… paracetamol.. for the horse. So we have been duped for all these years, we have all been taking horse tablets…. “Come on ye all, you not horses…… “. Probably explains a lot about the ramblings by some on this blog, and that fucking Bitch. And people mock me for taking Horse Paste….

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  15. Good show.

    https://i.stuff.co.nz/national/133443156/wanted-man-likely-died-of-exposure-while-hiding-from-police

    “ He asked the family if he could get a ride to his father’s house, which he said was “just up the road” towards the West Coast. Not long after, Joel asked if they could instead take him to a friend’s house in West Melton, but the family felt uneasy and told him they could only take him back to the crash site.”

    Small detail but classic crim scum behaviour if you try and help them.

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          • The feathered fiend is wrong again.
            Uppercut yourself fiend until you can’t see out of your squinty eyes! Muwhahahahahaaa!!!

            “The worse than expected GPD result for the September quarter could mean cuts to the OCR may kick in next year – much sooner than the RBNZ is predicting.
            In a shock to economists, the economy contracted -0.3% and the technical recession over last summer that was “technically” revised away has been revised back in.
            The Kiwi economy is in a much weaker place than originally thought. Economic activity on a per person basis, contracted 0.9% in the third quarter, and the economy is down more than 3% over the year.

            The RBNZ’s heavy hand has hurt households and businesses. Restrictive monetary policy is clearly working, say Kiwibank’s chief economist Jarrod Kerr, senior economist Mary Jo Vergara and economist Sabrina Delgado.

            “The recession they told us we had, then never had, appears we had to have. And it will most likely be a double dip recession,” Kerr says.

            Kiwibank’s economists are expecting another contraction in the fourth quarter and probably the first quarter of next year.

            “The point here is simple,” Kerr says. “We have a smaller economy and the Government has a smaller tax base. The economy is a lot smaller than RBNZ forecasts. Inflation pressures are also likely to be less intense, given the falls in production. And all of this was despite the colossal surge in migration.”

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    • Unlike your scabby self, good people need a place to live and a roof over their heads so they can bring up their families.
      Yes, things can get tight but then you prioritise your spending. But you know all this.
      I am quite disgusted that you seem to get happiness from other people’s short term financial pain. You should take a good long look at yourself. By the way, have you written up a tenancy agreement yet or are you still renting from your landlord illegally?

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      • Lying coward 👆

        I want prices to crash for the benefit of society. Short term pain ( for a few) for long term gain of the many.

        You are just a self interested prick trying for the moral high ground. And stop imagining what I feeelz about it. You’re wrong and it’s irrelevant. The housing cult is destroying the country and must be crushed .

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  16. Been thinking we could all suggest entries for a Christmas Holidays Bingo Card. Like people fighting over free Christmas gifts. Actually we can already criss cross that one. Good old Christchurch, first there.

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        • R U talking about th ACTparty Campaign that was so successful that their share of the vote went from 18+ to 12.
          Oh that’s right Sthe man.
          well revy thinks so.

          OOps no! now he thinks the maggot is his man.
          revtech120 December 14, 2023 At 3:04 pm

          I just watched The dwarf give his address and reply speech, the time line says it was a couple of hours ago but I’m not sure about that , I’ll say this very quietly and only once ,I’m sorry for referring to him as the Wellington maggot and I’ll say no more about it .

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    • The US is soooo sooo corrupt now you cannot expect a linear response to these actions.

      It does not work that way any more.
      The DOJ and its resident bucket of shit, the FBI, is so corrupt that ‘recollections may vary’

      the unrelenting bias and misinfo since 2015 will mean you cant count on fair or logical outcomes.
      ie.. it has always been there, it has just been redlining since 2015.

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  17. I just watched The dwarf give his address and reply speech, the time line says it was a couple of hours ago but I’m not sure about that , I’ll say this very quietly and only once ,I’m sorry for referring to him as the Wellington maggot and I’ll say no more about it .

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  18. EU unblocks billions for Hungary even though its leader threatens to veto Ukraine aid

    BRUSSELS — The European Union on Wednesday relented and granted Hungary access to billions of euros in frozen funds just as Prime Minister Viktor Orban appeared ready to defy his EU partners and veto the opening of membership talks and vital financial aid for Ukraine.

    https://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/eu-unblocks-billions-hungary-leader-threatens-veto-ukraine-105631026

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  19. Serial Trougher and constant Whinger, Lady Tureti Moxon files the 3,307th Maori Claim in the Waitangi Tribunal against the NZ Government. This claim, known as WAI 3,307 will be heard after a full lunch is provided, at the States expense.

    The Waitangi Tribunal has found 3,306 times in favour of Maori against the NZ Government in the last 3,306 claims the Tribunal has heard. The 3.307th claim will be no different and the Waitangi Tribunal will find the NZ Government in breach of any Article of the Treaty of Waitangi you care to name.

    In a Press Release, the Members of the Waitangi Tribunal say, their Bank Accounts are very pleased to hear from Lady Moxon and are delighted to hear her claim, and thank the Taxpayer of New Zealand, profusely for this wonderful opportunity.

    https://www.stuff.co.nz/pou-tiaki/301026821/waitangi-tribunal-claim-filed-against-move-to-disestablish-mori-health-authority

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  20. well stupid boys proudly white skin got scorched today! maybe once it stops burning and peels i could claim some foreshore and seabed? get a handout or 5? hell i may even make a claim to waitangi tribubal…

    kea will be stoked, i got scorched while flat out harvesting southland soy at stupid boy ranch. actually he wont be stoked cuz he cant afford it, if you were closer bro id give ya a bucket of the finest southland soy just so i knew you wouldnt have to resort to nettles on xmas day.

    been a crazy contrast in weather this week from freezing cold and snow on hills 2 days ago to a day that actually resembles summer, the soil was stupid dry almost dust already, this time last year it was still quite damp and i rekon if it wasnt for all the cold crap weve had recently then half of southland wouldve been brown by now. gunna be an interesting summer, at work balage and silage s well down on last year as no one has much surplus, last year there was shitloads and i said mother nature gives surplus for a reason although i thought maybe a harsh winter but perhaps its gunna be a tough summer? time will tell i guess.

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    • In the Southern hemisphere we are only about a week from the longest days
      But the real issue is that for the year we are the closest to the sun,

      So that even though say 1st of November, even if cooler is the equivalent distance from the sun as in early February.
      As a kid, bad experience proved to me that the sun, even behind heavy clouds, can bring about a severe sun burn, 🙁 & that was thunder clouds in the middle of January, swimming in flood waters.

      I see some dairy farms around me are cutting their 2nd crop of silage.
      A very hard late spring, then the compensatory grass growth just shot away.
      Enough light showers & drizzles, sort of cloudy.
      North King Country, but can often be more rain on the coastal hills,
      Rain before Christmas, but afterwards, who knows,
      Just hope the tap starts to turn on by mid March.
      Still could some tropical storm remnants a bit earlier maybe, who knows.???

      Yes the equinox winds just would make setting up & taking down of the docking yard scrim impossible.

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      • S1, this winter/spring and start of summer is exact same as 2018 and 2019… those summers didnt turn out too well for the south. havent looked up but will do later if they were el nino years?
        2018 and esp 2019 november and dec were extremely windy and bloody cold, i was diving for gold then in the high country and froze my arse off every day until mid january when it finally warmed up for a few weeks then got a few nasty frosts early feb in the high country… i possum fur hunted in the winter so the only bonus was good skins and lots of fur by late april.

        as i said its going to be interesting summer to see how it pans out. my monies on a dry jan and a flooded late jan/ early feb.

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  21. wifey observed a random chick at the supermarket with emo hair and a couple of swastika tattoos standing at the condoms… 4 tubes of lube and 6 boxes of condoms! wifey rekons her boyfriend is gunna have a merry christmas, stupid boy rekons shes a hooker and lots of dudes are gunna have a merry christmas with her.
    kea bro sorry i havent seen her advertise, maybe she’ll tour and go to nelson? the swastika will have you barred up rearing to go.

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  22. ‘Gangstress’ sentenced to life imprisonment for murder of Rangiwhero Ngaronoa

    Well that sounds like true Tang a ta fen oo ah
    Ying Tong iddle I po
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    Seeking retribution, a young mother, entrenched in the Mongrel Mob community, ordered a man to be captured, so she could give him a hiding. Instead she stabbed him repeatedly with a kitchen knife, ultimately causing his death.

    That young woman is Jimel Burns-Wong-Tung​, 25, the daughter of the late Willy Wong-Tung who was a former Mongrel Mob chapter president.
    ——————–
    I think we can dispense with the ‘young woman’ label.
    and cut out the ‘young mother’ misdirect.
    Maybe…. Young Monster.

    She wuz a good gurl….
    …Her partner, a patched Mongrel Mob member, Tago Hemopo​ was sentenced to two years in jail after he was found guilty of conspiring of injuring with intent to injure and had admitted driving while disqualified…
    ———–
    Yep, just misunderstood.

    15 years minimum (maybe)

    Sounds like Captain Cook oppressed her ancestors , the Wongs and the Tungs.
    So sad.

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  23. Another election promise kept. Keep it up and I may start to change my opinion of politicians.
    “Clean Car Discount gone
    Parliament has repealed the Clean Car Discount, labelled by National the “ute tax”, as it continues to sit in urgency in the lead-up to the Christmas break.
    The law was brought in as a way of encouraging the uptake of lower-emissions vehicles like electrics and hybrids, by reducing their cost by up to $7015 when imported from overseas.
    The National and ACT parties had campaigned on repealing the programme, saying it was unfair on some groups like farmers who had no viable low-emission alternative to utes, and was therefore adding to their costs.
    The Land Transport (Clean Vehicle Discount Scheme Repeal) Amendment Bill was voted through its third reading with support from National, ACT, and NZ First. Labour, the Greens and Te Pāti Māori were opposed.
    The scheme is now due to end from December 31, after receiving Royal Assent.”
    https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/politics/301026587/nz-politics-live-government-repeals-clean-car-discount

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  24. RICHARD PREBBLE: The honeymoon was over before the marriage certificate was signed

    A neighbour last week asked me did I think TV One news was biased against the new government? I replied, “absolutely”.

    One can take a typical news bulletin such as last Sunday. The 6 o’clock news led with a Pharmacy Guild’s poll that said we like free medicine. This was not news. TV One news on 13 November had already run a Guild funded survey supporting free prescriptions. Chemists would rather bill the taxpayer than their customers.

    https://www.bassettbrashandhide.com/post/richard-prebble-the-honeymoon-was-over-before-the-marriage-certificate-was-signed?postId=b0229dba-66f0-4e51-8f7c-0a1f842e5264&utm_campaign=ef24174c-cf1c-414e-a4ea-017327b258e9&utm_source=so&utm_medium=mail&utm_content=9d6f67c0-390b-4186-a320-0f1bb75d5714&cid=0e30c3c6-5fa5-4aad-8fbb-f511907bcec4

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  25. A judicial review has found demolition of a network of huts in Te Urewera was unlawful.

    Twenty-nine huts were burned down in 2022 at the direction of Tūhoe’s post settlement entity Te Uru Taumatua following a decision by Te Urewera Board to decommission Department of Conservation (DOC) infrastructure within Te Urewera.

    The move was supported by the director-general of DOC.

    Wharenui Tuna of Tūhoe (Te Whakatane hapū) obtained an interim injunction to prevent the destruction of further huts in November 2022.

    A further 10 huts were burned down following the interim injunction. Te Uru Taumatua denied responsibility and police were investigating.

    Now, the High Court has found the DOC director-general, Te Uru Taumatua and Te Urewera Board acted contrary to Te Urewera Act in allowing the huts to be demolished.
    In particular, Te Uru Taumatua and the board acted failed to act so that:

    The indigenous ecological systems and biodiversity of Te Urewera were preserved,
    Tūhoetanga, which gives expression to Te Urewera, was valued and respected, and
    Freedom of public entry and access to Te Urewera was preserved.

    The court also found Te Uru Taumatua acted unlawfully by demolishing the huts without having in place an annual operational plan, and that Te Uru Taumatua and the director-general acted unlawfully by failing to prepare an annual operational plan for the past two years, as required by law.

    The decision also said the board and DOC acted unlawfully “by purporting to adopt a retrospective annual operational plan authorising the huts’ demolition”.

    The court described this as “a striking example of reviewable error” on behalf of the director-general.

    https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/301027402/demolitions-of-te-urewera-huts-found-to-be-unlawful–judicial-review

    No doubt the Doc boss will get the sack as he should. Just a fuckwit but then that has been obvious for a long time. Its a special place up there in the hills
    Lots of history.
    That a section of Tuhoe behaved this way is a sadness that they should live to regret. The reality is that many of those who went those places were their own people which simply shows that there is no unity within Krugers tribe.
    It is also split in ownership as there is another tribe that owns some of the land around the Lake. Kohunganui which is east coast down past Napeir I think.
    Instead of having a place of peace and, unity and sharing they now have to work a lot harder especially if they want to ever make people welcome in their home again.
    Sadly the days of leaving your cars there unlocked and untouched for a week at a time are over.
    Their goal should be to return to that experience.
    The livestock will flourish all over again and then they have a bigger problem. I can remember when the bush was open and clear up as high as deer could reach in many places. The possums were legend in there and caused havoc with big trees. Its the place in NZ where you can see the effects of the biggest earthquake NZ has ever had and where there are trees under water that are so hard that they had to be cut with diamond saws. Some of the water from the lake flows under ground and comes up off the coast. It is home to some of the best trout going.
    There is a lot to like in there no matter which part you go.

    Whirinaki is also special. The Minganui Ohau valley is amazing space with acres and acres of tall standing rimu just like the whirinali forest which would have been cut down had it not been fro Bellamy coming to NZ and speaking up.
    That is the only place I have ever seen the long tail shining cocku.

    NZ’s amazing spaces.

    Beats the South Island beech forest hands down.

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