Home Have your say Have Your Say

Have Your Say

Author

Date

Category

Previous articleTrump Wins Yet Again
Next articleSob Story From Becroft

191 COMMENTS

    • Bishop is flying a kite to see if RUCs could replace fuel taxes. Its been mooted before & there are two fish-hooks that always surface:

      1) “The poor” (who will always be with us, bless them) travel further because they live further away from work and/or the local welfare office. Therefore RUCs would be discriminatory.

      2) RUCs as now administered are fairly cumbersome & late payment is common. The only way to address this is to compulsorily install GPS trackers in cars to monitor distances travelled. These same GPS units will enable government & its lackeys to keep tabs on where everyone is 24/7. Very dangerous.

      11

      0

    • So how is this FAIR?
      Stop and think for a moment.
      If you are a business then the road tax/petrol tax or whatever you call it is an expense before you declare any profit or loss.
      If you are a private car user, doing the same travel then it is an after tax expense that whilttles away your income. Consider a person driving to work. It costs that person to actually go to work. The employer then has to pay more to hire that person and that person then gets taxed more.
      Our tax system as it is is fucked and fucks the individuals caught in it.

      There just has to be a better way.

      8

      1

      • Hi Viking. Well it’s instead of fuel tax which you’re currently paying at approx. 66 cpl. So for some they will be better off and for some worse off. The RUC would definitely favour those who drive V8’s, which possibly isn’t sending the right message, but fine by me.

        5

        0

        • You have lots to learn about the machinations of politicans.
          It is not that many years ago when cars were given ratings according to thier horsepower and fuel consumption. Registration charge was derived from this information.
          If you think the dumb bloody Nats couldn’t reintroduce something like this again then you ain’t lived very long.

          1

          2

  1. So far no massive event in retaliation, but it is there, simmering away, 🙁

    ….. bound hand and foot. Two were urinated on, while one had a pair of socks stuffed into his mouth and was made to walk through dog excrement as part of the degradation.
    One victim was told he deserved to be beaten and robbed because he was a “white man responsible for attacks on Muslims in New Zealand.”

    https://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/midlands-news/teenage-gang-lured-gay-men-17395270

    More than likely under current British laws, out under “licence” after serving half of the sentence.

    16

    0

  2. I can’t believe how deluded Jerome Corben is and thinking it was a lossed opportunity, people in Britain hate him with his policy but he thinks he could of won even after millions of Labour voters changed there vote to Boris to make sure he never became Prime Minister. https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2019/dec/14/we-won-the-argument-but-i-regret-we-didnt-convert-that-into-a-majority-for-change
    How can you defend that defeat by saying we won the argument but never turned it into votes.

    18

    0

    • Nash can fuck right off. About 100,000 gun owners have effectively said that. The problem for National ( If they win next year) is how to fix this cock up. And talking of Nash, didn’t he dio a sterling job on White Island? Took the SAS to sort the issue out when a couple of helicopter pilots could have done it on the day….

      16

      0

      • Hm yes. The SAS man was raving on about what they had to do and so on. We pay them bloody good maoney and train them well to do this stuff. That they have had to use that treaining once is good as they will hve a more practical understanding of what many civilians do as their day jobs.
        Think those that do forensic recoveries of bodies that have been dead in various building for a period. those that pick up body bits of the roads on a daily basis.
        Its a war out there and the SAS don’t have it any worse than many lowly paid ordinary citicens.

        2

        0

    • I reluctantly handed in my evil firearms because I want to be able to continue being a legal firearms owner and don’t want to lose the rest. That was Saturday. Sunday the database was leaked. These clown’s couldn’t run a piss-up in a brewery. As far as the register goes, it just takes one cop on the take, or a gang sleeper getting through, and the consequences don’t bear thinking about. Nash is a smug, angry shit.

      14

      0

      • you say
        it just takes one cop on the take, or a gang sleeper getting through

        and yet, here we are:
        Just last week.
        So, in reality it is happening…just how often and by how many.
        Getting a co actually arrested and convicted would be te tip of the iceberg.

        …A former police officer who admitted illegally accessing the police database to leak information to an organised criminal group has been sentenced to 2 years and 2 months in jail.
        Vili Mahe Taukolo, 31, previously admitted accessing the police’s National Intelligence Application (NIA) for a dishonest purpose between February 2018 and March…..

        8

        0

  3. I am so pleased that the cluster f..k at Madrid did not “achieve” much.
    They don’t name all the countries that held out

    Now we are another closer to armageddon we caa expect the news media to get increasingly vocal.
    Bring it on, I think that just pisses people off. Climate Change Change Climate Chane Climate Change.

    12

    0

    • Not so brilliant is this bit:
      “He added that Britain was his home and he didn’t know where else to go, but his family are in agreement that they should move to ensure their safety. The father of three said New Zealand appealed to him, given the humane and compassionate manner in which the prime minister of the country, Jacinda Ardern handled the aftermath of the Christchurch mosque shootings in which 51 people were killed by a far-right terrorist.”

      11

      1

    • Maybe not so brilliant for NZ if we become their destination of choice:

      “He added that Britain was his home and he didn’t know where else to go, but his family are in agreement that they should move to ensure their safety. The father of three said New Zealand appealed to him, given the humane and compassionate manner in which the prime minister of the country, Jacinda Ardern handled the aftermath of the Christchurch mosque shootings in which 51 people were killed by a far-right terrorist.

      8

      0

    • The “victims of the election”, trying to claim righteousness for their ideology.

      Secretary General of the Muslim Council of Britain, said ,,,,,, ‘palpable sense of fear’ among Muslim communities around the country. …..
      …… Now we worry that Islamophobia is ‘oven-ready’ for government. …..

      ………Baroness Warsi, a former Tory co-chair and cabinet minister, said the party ‘must start healing its relationship with British Muslims’. In a tweet, she said: ‘Endorsements from #TommyRobinson & #KatieHopkins & colleagues retweeting both is deeply disturbing. Independent Inquiry into #Islamophobia is a must first step.
      The battle to root out racism must now intensify’.

      Read more: https://metro.co.uk/2019/12/13/british-muslims-fear-future-boris-johnson-government-11903980/?ito=cbshare
      Twitter: https://twitter.com/MetroUK | Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MetroUK/

      Yet muslims will continue to pray, 5 times a day, against some peoples, every day, as deserving the wrath of God.
      (7) The path of those on whom you have bestowed your grace, not of those who earned [your] wrath, nor of those who have gone astray.
      https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Al-Fatiha

      Such nice people ;making an “oven-ready” meal/victim. 🙁

      8

      0

    • Why would any Muslim flee and play victim? There haven’t even been any spike in (fake) hate crimes to point to yet.
      Maybe this person is upset over the potential delay to the supremacy of sharia, or the loss of his fellow anti-semite in the UK election.

      In perspective: The headline quotes only 1 person, who seems to be ‘pondering’ leaving.
      Hardly an exodus of Muslims like the headline claims, and no guarantee of sincerity on behalf of the single claimant.
      Sour grapes more likely., just like all the Hollywood bozos who were going to flee when Trump won.
      ….oh, wait….

      3

      0

  4. So I’m a bit bewildered.
    I dropped my wee girl off to School this morning and went in to the classroom with her to give her Teachers a card and small gift.
    On the wall of the Classroom is a framed picture of Jacinda Ardern, beaming down at the kids with a terrifying toothy grin…
    Is this standard procedure round NZ classrooms? I can’t remember any pictures of John Key or Helen Clark….
    (There were certainly none of Muldoon or Lange from when I was a kid)

    20

    0

    • Fuck…… is this common practice in New Zealand schools? If so, this is shades of ‘The Great Helmsman’.

      I don’t have school age children so I haven’t any experience of this, but how about others here…. can you corroborate this?

      10

      0

    • I had a school teacher back in the late 60’s who was a rabid labourite and had a framed
      picture of Arnold Nordmeyer front and centre on the classroom wall. He never missed an opportunity to push his
      politics in class and poke his lefty humour at those he knew were from National families.

      I heard years later that he got locked up for some kiddy sex stuff…

      11

      0

      • Did you go to Hutt Valley high?
        Remember the Pope in one classroom and Nordy in another.

        There was a time when Micheal Joesph Savage addorned the mantle peice in many homes. The ladiers thought he was wonderful. Bent but wonderful.
        Not a nice man is how he was described to me by a person who knew him well.

        3

        0

        • Viking…
          No,,, this was in Hawkes Bay.

          WG…
          I went to a Holyoake electioneering meeting at the Hastings Municipal Theatre around the time I was first old enough to vote. It was one hell of an entertaining night. KH had a very sharp repartee and his put downs to the dyed in the wool, cloth cap wearers were hilarious.

          I was sitting next to some old bat who kept bellowing out. “what about Vietnam”? ….”what about Vietnam”?

          When KH finally got around to talking about Vietnam this old girl starting yelling out, “what about education?'”…. “what about hospitals?” “what about…..all the other subjects KH had just been talking about.

          By comparison the Labour meeting were boring. No heckling whatsoever…too scared to… the union thugs from Tomoana and Whaktatu were all around the place.

          1

          0

  5. PM’s icon status with the left not quite reality is th headline to Jacindamaniafrom the Australian media, so it looks like the Aussie Media have clicked on a lot faster than there fellow Journalists in NZ.
    https://www.odt.co.nz/opinion/pm%E2%80%99s-leftist-icon-status-not-quite-reality
    Jacinda is not what she is made out to be with poor Leadership on two sexual assaults in her party and the way she handled them, the CGT with the way Winston Peter’s over ruled her to sink the bill, to the Kiwibuild disaster that has made NZ one of the most expensive places in the world for housing that won’t guarantee her to be re-elected for a second term.

    13

    0

  6. I can blow the “climate change” bullshit out of the water. This is how I would do it.

    Two words are enough to demolish it – “the Pause”. This is the (at least) 18 year period during which there was **no warming at all**.
    https://wattsupwiththat.com/2015/11/05/the-pause-lengthens-again-just-in-time-for-paris/

    If you have a **continuous** input to a system (e.g. manmade CO2) and you say that warming is **very largely** due to this input, you **CAN’T** have a pause when the input is continuous!
    Try continuously filling a bowl with water – there is no pause. Try heating a pot of water – there is no pause! This ALONE blows the warmists out of the water.

    There is more – the small issue that CO2 isn’t a “greenhouse gas” at all –
    https://principia-scientific.org/evidence-proves-that-co2-is-not-a-greenhouse-gas/

    If even more is needed, look at when the earth had 7,000 ppm of CO2 in the atmosphere.
    Life *thrived* then and there was no runaway greenhouse effect.

    Then there are the *frauds* committed by the warmists – ClimateGate is the best-known but there is more evidence here –
    “Smoking gun of temperature fraud” –
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-JkEEq3k8yM

    “The earth began in 1960” – (The title is just a reference to fraudulent graphs beginning just AFTER a cooling period has finished) –
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mOx39lW-gv4

    10

    0

    • “During this time, in what defence lawyer Letizea Ord said was a “momentary loss of control”, Frater picked up Bella and threw her which caused her to suffer a brain and spinal cord haemorrhage.”

      Meth and cannabis user
      -Loser

      5

      0

      • Out in 2.5 years Rachael I am sure he will be a model prisoner so up for early release. Momentary loss of control? I wonder how many times this momentary loss of control he has had in his life? Bloody thousands and right from when he was small I feel sure. No one has a momentary loss of control and throws a child. He is one nasty person and I wonder how many others will he hurt during his life time?

        5

        0

    • What a load of crap from the Notional mob.
      They are more left wing now than 2008.
      They are more left wing than Labour 1980s.
      Notional has lead Govt for 17 years of the last 28 (60%) since RMA was made law by Notional in 1991.
      Reform, my arse.

      RMA – Pushed by Soimon Upton. Notional. Mr Environment.

      In 2008 Notional campaigned on reforming it and won 58 seats plus ACT (5) plus Peter Dunne (1) = 64 seats. They even brought Maori party into the tent.
      Clear majority.
      They did not reform it.
      Probably never intended to. Never touched WFF or student loans either.
      They did raise benefits in real terms. That helped at the ballot box…not!

      They yakkety yakked about it. All words, no action.
      Just like Liebour do today. eg Kiwibuild, zero roads deaths, child poverdy et al.
      Bridges is so close to Liebour he is using the same methods as well as voting in everything they propose.

      This is not even a pretend politicians lie. It is real lie from Bridges.
      Why does he not stick to fining cyclists who don’t stay in their cycle lane?
      Why does not the Notional fool stick to banning guns and pissing off over 100,000 gun owners?
      Why does Bridges not stick to giving our taxpayer money away to lazy African counties because – CO2 is in the air.
      Why does Bridges not stick with limiting free speech?
      Don’t waste my time.

      6

      1

  7. Imagine playing Monopoly with a Pommie “Remainer”:

    “Yes I know I rolled a five and that would put me on Park Lane with your hotel, but I think you’ll find that what I really meant to do was roll an eight, which puts me on Go. So I’ll just roll again.”

    “Crap, its a seven!”

    6

    0

    • nasska, your so last month, they are no longer “remainers” as Brexit is inevitable after Boris and the Conservatives landslide election win. Remainers are now known as “re-joiners”!!! Lefties never give up. They are chamelions and simply change direction to further the socialist cause………………! 🤥🤥🤥🤡🤡🤡🤡

      5

      0

    • [I erred by touching some button so it posted. & to find no edit].

      “We live in the coldest period of the last 10.000 years” , says
      glaciologist, Jørgen Peder Steffensen who take us back in time to the Grenland icecores and reveals the secrets from the past.

      1 minute 30 seconds shows an interesting graph for the past 10,000 years of temperatures.
      As the 3 kms of ice cores from Greenland were studied.
      From 1 minute 30 seconds shows an interesting graph for the past 10,000 years.
      “Shows the temps 2.5 degrees warmer for about 3000 years or so, then the decreasing temperature to the Roman Age which was a cooling time, then increasing back up for the medieval warm period,
      A decline again to about 1650, then a small bounce up to about 1800 before a decline down to the lowest point in 10,000 years in 1875.
      Sort of matches when meteorological observations started.
      Peat bogs, tree rings, with carbon 14 dating all confirm the pattern. from China, North Africa, Europe,
      So warming is occurring this century, simply because it starts at the coldest time in 10,000 years.
      That shows it is a very poor experiment, whether natural variation, or man made contribution to the current warming.”

      5

      0

        • It is about milking the system by taxing other people, and controlling them, for their benefit.

          With other peoples money & resources, then those indoctrinated kiddies believe they will receive all that lovely loot, flying to have sex at those lovely exotic overseas locations.

          Social Justice accomplished, with a certificate, and a running tally that would do the old ram proud.
          Except that nothing was scanned as pregnant, how frustrated a barren woman can be. Sillier than a dry ewe.

          4

          0

    • ……”40 kids does seem a bit much.”……

      Depends. At one every 11 months it would only take 37 years to breed 40 meal tickets. You’ve got to remember that they only qualify as DPB top ups until they’re sixteen. Then allowances have to be made for those who get kicked to death by the latest sperm donor & those who get spun to death in a clothes drier.

      With an early start, say puberty & tapering off at menopause 45 would be an achievable goal.

      10

      0

        • Not sad Wai girl. Criminal.
          Theft through deception.
          White and brown trash already suck the welfare nipple to the max.
          I say reward them, by giving both parents gainful employment, a mortgage, school fees and an annual rates bill. Everything else they get free via deductions from their earnings.

          7

          0

          • First introduced in 1926 & paid out at two shillings per kid & means tested. It was increased to ten bob in 1946 & the means testing was dropped.

            ……”The family benefit was increased to 15 shillings per week per child in 1958–59, and was able to be capitalised up to a maximum of £1000 when buying, altering, or paying off a home from 1959–60″……

            https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Welfare_in_New_Zealand#Family_benefits_and_tax_credits

            That last sentence told the difference. Capitalising the Family Benefit was the road to home ownership for many families. The idea may be due for another outing.

            4

            0

            • A good incentive to scrap & save for a deposit, then plus the capitalization, so not a total hand out, more of hand up.

              Only a widow’s benefit in those days.
              It was basically until death do you part. 🙂
              So there was a commitment by the partners and to the kids.
              Not always perfect, but it was an understood contract with the government, and particularly for the kids and the house, for better or worse.

              No solo mum’s benefit, + number of sperm donors.
              That is why it would work.

              As soon as the Domestic Purposes Benefit came in, 1973, as soon as a kid was born, the mother seemed to have a right to a state house,
              How ever it worked, the father was either put out, or continued to play the field.

              That is when it seemed to me that accountability and responsibility seemed to be socially phased out, as were “shot gun” weddings.

              4

              0

  8. Nunes Blasts Schiff For Being a Serial Liar: ‘It’s Clear You Are in Need of Rehabilitation; It’s Crucial You Admit You Have a Problem’

    Nunes told Schiff he has a serious problem with lying and told him, “It’s crucial that you admit you have a problem.”

    Nunes wrote: “After publishing false conclusions of such enormity on a topic directly within this committee’s oversight responsibilities, it is clear you are in need of rehabilitation, and I hope this letter will serve as the first step in that vital process.”

    https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2019/12/nunes-blasts-schiff-for-being-a-serial-liar-its-clear-you-are-in-need-of-rehabilitation-its-crucial-you-admit-you-have-a-problem/

    4

    0

    • I’ve been waiting for Bridges to to put the pedal to the metal. With Trump, Boris, Bolsinaro Orban etc paving the way ahead he’d be stupid to sit back and not ride the wave.
      He has been slowly waking up, but. if he gets limp wristed…well… Labour get in again.
      Now is the time to show us Nationals policies with substance. Real grit.
      A bit of patriotism wouldn’t go amiss either.

      7

      0

    • Great – Nationals Social Housing Plan

      ‘Remind, Remedy, and Remove’.

      Megan Woods says these people have complex needs.
      (So stop having parties, selling drugs and swearing in the street and bashing your pardner)

      3

      0

  9. Sir Howard Morrison’s daughter, Donna Grant, admits four fraud offences

    Sir Howard Morrison’s daughter, Donna Mariana Grant, has admitted defrauding a tertiary education provider and a Crown agency of approximately $1.25 million.

    The prominent Māori performing arts educator has pleaded guilty to four fraud charges, one of which relates to the New Zealand Warriors Foundation.
    https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=12294157&utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=nzh_fb&fbclid=IwAR2U9Wfc01IMvBngG2A4VEc2L6a8CaNY2wFFGOBdvyA6Zggpn9_ulYtcDgs

    Grant was the first woman to be appointed to the board of the Warriors rugby league club in 2012.

    A New Zealand Warriors media spokesman said the organisation had no comment to make.
    —————————————————————
    In other words she did them like a dinner.
    Seems Sir Howards clan are not a nice lot. Quite a few in trouble over time and then there is Marvelous Lizzie.

    7

    0

    • From WG’s link:

      ……”National leader Simon Bridges also says he would not work with Vision NZ, describing some of the things Tamaki has said as “wacky” and “bizarre”.”……

      Get real Simon. You’re both fucked in the head Godbotherers who want to return NZ to the 50s.

      2

      4

      • However, it hasn’t stopped the Government from appointing Hannah Tamaki to a prestigious role: a Justice of the Peace – with Opposition leader Simon Bridges describing it as “bizarre”.

        National leader Simon Bridges also says he would not work with Vision NZ, describing some of the things Tamaki has said as “wacky” and “bizarre”.

        Both political party leaders put it down to extreme differences with the Tamakis. And yet despite ruling out working with her, Labour has made Tamaki a Justice of the Peace.

        “Oh, these aren’t things that I have discretion over,” the Prime Minister said, when asked if she is comfortable with her Government giving Tamaki the role.

        Justices of the Peace (JPs) are community leaders with judicial powers such as overseeing some trials and performing citizenship ceremonies.

        JPs have to be given the nod by their electorate MP – in Tamaki’s case National’s Judith Collins. But it’s the Associate Minister of Justice – Labour’s Aupito William Sio – who made the final call.

        “It’s bizarre, and you’ve just got to ask yourself, what was going through the minister’s head here?” Bridges said.

        3

        0

Recent posts

Government Incompetence Revealed

From RNZ News Multiple people in the February cluster have flouted the self-isolation directives: the latest, a 21-year-old who visited numerous locations while potentially infectious. On...

Why The Texas Blackout Has The Greens So Scared

Why The Texas Blackout Has The Greens So Scared. By Rael Jean Isaac. cold wave so severe that five million people lost electricity and, in a...

Who To Believe?

Italy: Dozens of Teachers Sick After Receiving Coronavirus Vaccine Breitbart News ROME — Dozens of Italian teachers called in sick Monday after getting inoculated with the...

Recent comments

Brigadier General Rissole on Have Your Say
Brigadier General Rissole on Have Your Say
Sooty on Have Your Say
Sooty on Have Your Say
Mike Hunty on Have Your Say
Sooty on Have Your Say
nasska on Have Your Say
revtech120 on Have Your Say

The way we all feel about this useless government

Hamilton
overcast clouds
15.3 ° C
16.1 °
14.4 °
95 %
0.5kmh
100 %
Sun
20 °
Mon
23 °
Tue
23 °
Wed
23 °
Thu
21 °
NZD - New Zealand Dollar
USD
1.3823
EUR
1.6688
AUD
1.0651
CAD
1.0849
GBP
1.9249
JPY
0.0130
CNY
0.2134
INR
0.0188