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  1. Haha very good Ed. Gawd I get sick to death of looking at her.
    I nicked the following from moderate.co.nz blog while you were all sleeping. 100% on the money this poster.

    Overworked
    “If we do end up with an authoritarian Labour/Greens govt unleavened by Winston, one useful thing they could do is to get rid of low value tourism. Lose the bus tours, the cyclists and the campervan hires by foreigners. I’d be inclined to require proof of residence for campervan hire after that.

    Concentrate on the tourists who give us highest daily value and grow that market. Low-value foreign tourists include too large a group who trash the countryside and crap on the riverbanks and roadsides, destroying what people come to see and what we would all like to see too, if only we could all afford it.

    Bus tours typically bring very little money into the country – much of what they do bring ultimately leaves NZ, to little benefit to us as a country.

    And a final rant – reserve at least half of hut spaces for NZ’ers, residence holders and people with a working visa – people whose taxes pay for the tracks and huts – and charge all others enough to keep the huts fullish. There will still be no shortage of takers. And for the love of heaven, implement an effective way to police hut tickets. Personal experience would indicate that maybe 1/3 of people have tickets on most tracks.”

    Get rid of the freedom campers and the busloads of cheap charlies. Make NZ a sought after destination, reduce the numbers and charge more, way more. I’ve seen first hand the destruction of Phuket over the last 20 years, with their shit tourists who spend fuck all and leave behind carnage, plastic and rubbish like you WOULDNT believe, filth, destruction, societal damage and chaos. Yes, Im talking mainly Chinese pack ’em in all you can eat and shit junk 7 day fly in fly out grubbs. NZ is in a very unique position. We can pick and choose who comes and goes. These are the minimum standards and this how much its gona cost you. If you dont like it, dont come.

    Rant over.

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    • …..”Make NZ a sought after destination, reduce the numbers and charge more, way more”……

      Amen. It’s time to sit back & consider that of late, 80% of incoming tourists have contributed nothing to NZ other than financial churn & their shit. You can identify them easily:

      1) Bus loads of Chinese tourists who arrive on Chinese airways, travel in Chinese owned buses, stay in Chinese controlled hotels & buy souvenirs in Chinese owned shops. And don’t start on the tax paid. Overseas companies operating in NZ pay jackshit in the way of tax here.

      2) Clapped out campervans of “youth” tourists who freedom camp, eat noodles or takeaways, shit freely everywhere & spend fuck all.

      To quote a phrase from “The Mikado”……..”And none of them be missed”.

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    • A fine rant indeed. The less is more mantra applies. Less but more quality at better return with less negative impact. We do need to prevent and remove the impact of the low value stuff that seems to socialise cost while the gains are made by a few.

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      • I would add to that we should apply the same rules to oversea’s students.
        Charge more and stop wasting our own resources that are not being used to better our own kids on some other contries kids. Kids who have wealthy parents and are looking for a place to live.

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  2. Every time I see or hear her I feel a bit of vomit enter my mouth. The lies the smarmy faced bitch and her useless col tell are destroying New Zealand. Please somehow someone let people have an epic change of heart and vote Act and National. It’s so upsetting to see how the world is falling for the communist leftists all the world through. They are violent and cruel and the virus is just a ruse to get us where they want us totally under control. Anyone who does not believe this will get one hell of a shock once 2021 starts. Life will be so much worse than they ever imagined.

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    • It would be even more interesting to know the questions they ask and who they ask. I have trouble believing anything that comes out of TVNZ these days. As a Northlander l think and hope Jones is toast,. However, I’m sure Tame and co will tell me how wrong I am and how great the the fat tosser is.

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      • Did you notice in yesterday’s edition of the ‘Northern Advocate’ (aka the ‘People’s Voice Mk 2) criticism of Shane’s pork barrelling?

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      • you all go on but he’s a reminder of the past performance of the incumbents in the Northland seat.
        He is now a Northland land Mayor. he did nothing for Northland in all his time in Parliament and neither did National. Hori Carter. A trough dweller without any gumption.

        Whangarei had a good Nat. member who Key sacked. to favour someone else. BAnd yet again the Nats did nothing for Northland.
        The Nats never do anything for their secure seats.
        Tauranga being a good example.

        Be marginal like Napier and everything gets done.

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  3. How the modern MSM would portray 1930s Nazis

    If CNN was reporting in 1930s Germany …….

    November 9 to November 10, 1938, courageous (mainly peaceful) anti-capitalists protesters from the heroic National Socialist Workers party were provoked into defending themselves from the dirty Jews who oppress ordinary, decent, hard-working Germans.

    The mainly peaceful Brown Shirts were left with no choice (when exercising their democratic rights to peacefully protest the sweeping inequity in society caused by the twin headed monster of the Jews and Capitalists) but to defend themselves from their oppressors.

    Anonymous sources have confirmed that contrary to what the Jew-Capitalist world media is saying, every single one of the synagogues burned was set alight by militant and violent far right rabbis in a transparent attempt to smear the mainly peaceful heroes of the National Socialist Workers party. As proof of the global Jew-Capitalist conspiracy they have already come up with a marketing tag line for this assault on the integrity of the mainly peaceful National Socialist Workers party brown shirts – Kristallnacht.

    National Socialist Workers party leader and well-known humanitarian Adolf Hitler is said to be beside himself with grief at how his mainly peaceful followers are being so egregiously persecuted by the Jew-Capitalist cabal that have been responsible for the oppression and persecution of the brave Aryans of Germany.

    History is repeating itself.

    Which is why it has been so important to remove history from schools and replacing it with something more culturally acceptable to Marxists like the history of how the white man oppressed Maori in New Zealand.

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    • Good points DP, and ties in very well with my comment below.
      Maybe they have learnt something from 1967 USA, so the marxists have done more preparation by indoctrination, revision.
      Can a remnant, an ember be fanned up with the truth? as the “hard hats” cemented the position, “enough is enough”. 🙂

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  4. Not a book, a good summation of previous times, showing how history looks likes rhyming.

    …… there are certainly a number of key differences, there are also a number of striking parallels that make the topic worthy of discussion and examination. ……
    Prologue: The Ghetto Riots
    Chapter One: The Long, Hot Summer of 1967
    Chapter Two: The King Assassination Riots of 1968
    Epilogue: The Hard Hat Riot

    https://ammo.com/articles/long-hot-summer-of-1967-riots-urban-unrest-across-america

    A lot of things will be in the timing, this time round. as well as the “pressure points”,

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  5. Was this a ‘conditioning’ psyop to prepare the nation for no Tourism?

    Maori have a great saying “Walking backwards into the future”, by which I understand that one should always remain cogniscent of what has gone on before as a way to understand what is happening now and in the future.

    I find these days when you look back you see breadcrumbs that seem to indicate the ground was being laid for the great Covid plannedemic in so many ways. In criminal investigation, these breadcrumbs are called “evidence” and they are the components that comprise a prosecutors building blocks to prove guilt. In politics these same breadcrumbs are dismissed and called “conspiracy theories”.

    It seems incredibly convenient that in late December, while the Covid seeds were being quietly sown among the major nations of the world, a seemingly typically silly ivory tower report from the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment warning (apocalyptically – as they always do) that NZ’s clean green and pristine environment was under threat by the growth of tourism (ignoring of course that it was one of our largest export earners on which 10s if not 100s of thousands of Kiwis wellbeing is at least partly dependent on).

    In short, was this a mild conditioning for the total evisceration of our Tourism industry. Are the green fascists secretly rejoicing that Tourism has gone. Was this an attempt to make us a little more accepting of Jacinda’s move to turn us into the South Pacific closed borders equivalent of North Korea or Myanmar?

    And of course, let us not forget who is the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment. Simon Upton. The sad little fucker who is responsible for the oppressive Resource Management Act, who has only just returned from a dozen years in the ultra-globalist OECD where he was in various top cat loony environmentalist roles. Installed in the role by our very own Benedict Arnold – John Key.

    The more you look, the more you see. It’s starting to look more like conspiracy fact rather than conspiracy theory.

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    • As Hansel & Gretel found out, the little birds ate the breadcrumbs, removed the facts, or revised.
      Previously they had time to gather pebbles.

      I am still cognizant of facts and how they may line up, but there is the major part of “The best laid schemes o’ Mice an’ Men.”

      But Mousie, thou art no thy-lane,
      In proving foresight may be vain:
      The best laid schemes o’ Mice an’ Men
      Gang aft agley,
      An’ lea’e us nought but grief an’ pain,
      For promis’d joy!

      Still, thou art blest, compar’d wi’ me!
      The present only toucheth thee:
      But Och! I backward cast my e’e,
      On prospects drear!
      An’ forward tho’ I canna see,
      I guess an’ fear!

      https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/43816/to-a-mouse-56d222ab36e33

      Many things are set up as “knee jerk reflex” that are not ideal to what triggers them.
      Then some things just align.
      Some plan deliberately aware of the costly process, and then many others that are just sublimely dreaming of heavenly paradise, that turns into “quicksand”, that entraps others.

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    • There was a time when the Greens wanted all of our (tofu) eggs in one basket. And that basket was tourism.

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  6. English doesn’t use macrons.
    I noticed that the word “Tamaki” is no longer published. Macrons have appeared. Now, the Auckland City council and NZ Herald refer to Tāmaki Drive. How long before the street signs are changed?
    Were the people ever asked if they wanted to have the words of their native language replaced with ones from Te Reo?
    Was the changeover widely publicized?
    If I do a post-graduate paper at the University of Auckland, will I be penalized if I don’t use macrons in place names or other proper nouns?

    New Zealand really doesn’t protect its language and history.

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    • {Were the people ever asked if they wanted to have the words of their native language replaced with ones from Te Reo?}

      Were the people of Japan asked if they wanted to have their native language replaced with Japanese?

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      • When you have your native language replaced by words that you already have, it’s a sign that your culture has been subsumed.

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    • Interesting that even Bolger supported Jones/Robbo/Peters approach.
      Print the monmey and get stuff done. No need to pay it back to ourselves.

      Wonder if my bank will let me do that , you think?

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      • Why are surprised about Bolger’s view. He was either always a leftie or he has gone far left in the last 5 years to try to regain a profile.
        I read somewhere recently that when he was PM nothing happened unless it went passed Birch &/or Creech. Not sure if it is true.

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  7. US border tunnel appears to be ‘most sophisticated’
    https://www.stuff.co.nz/world/americas/300077638/us-border-tunnel-appears-to-be-most-sophisticated

    The tunnel intended for smuggling ran from a neighbourhood in San Luis Río Colorado, Mexico, to San Luis, Arizona, where it stopped short of reaching the surface. It was built in an area that’s not conducive to tunnels because of the terrain, and it had a ventilation system, water lines, electrical wiring, a rail system and extensive reinforcement, federal officials say.

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  8. A little dig on the Beirut bombing.
    A possible scenario.

    Directed Energy Weapons
    Published:21 April 2020
    Michael Spencer:
    Wing Commander Michael Spencer is an Officer Aviation (Maritime Patrol & Response) currently serving in the Air Power Development Centre to analyze the potential risks and opportunities posed by technology change drivers and disruptions to future air and space power.

    DEW damage mechanisms can range from the low-energy temporary dazzling of aircraft/spacecraft optical sensors, inflicting heat discomfort and injury to combatants, to high-energy catastrophic damage of material systems including aircraft and spacecraft.
    It is not the energy output by a DEW but the energy that is absorbed by the target that is significant to plan the designs and damage effects for DEW. Some targets, such as re-entering ICBM warheads and hypersonic missiles, may use materials that are designed to resist and survive high temperatures; some materials may reflect the light energy away from the target.
    A cost-benefit of DEW is the significant reduction in the recurring cost of a non-kinetic energy pulse compared to the cost of kinetic weapon rounds used against the targets. However, the nonrecurring expense of the DEW launcher systems, especially its energy source, will require more investments into the designs for 11 energy storage, management, and conversion, and more complex aiming systems.
    The integration of DEW into domestic and military operations needs to consider the potential for DEW spillover and collateral damage risks.
    https://airpower.airforce.gov.au/Publications/Directed-Energy-Weapons

    Iran announces plan to produce explosives used in missile warheads. 7 April 2016

    Iran intends to produce the powerful explosive Octogen for use in the warheads of its missiles to improve their “destructive and penetration power,” Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan said Wednesday.
    https://www.timesofisrael.com/iran-says-its-planning-to-produce-explosives-used-in-missile-warheads/

    What is Octogen (HMX)?
    HMX is more complicated to manufacture than most explosives, and this confines it to specialist applications. It may be produced by nitration of hexamine in the presence of acetic anhydride, paraformaldehyde and ammonium nitrate. RDX produced using the Bachmann Process usually contains 8–10% HMX.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMX

    Why Lebanon?
    On 7 April 2016 Under a UN Security Council resolution passed alongside a landmark nuclear deal, Iran is forbidden to develop weapons that can carry nuclear weapons.

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    • The Leading Lebanese opposition figure Bahaa Hariri, son of former prime minister Rafiq, who was assassinated.
      The assassination report was due last Friday.

      ….. It is crystal clear Hezbollah are in charge of the port and the warehouse where the ammonium nitrate was stored.
      Nothing goes in and out of the port or the airport without them knowing. Nothing. ….

      …..“There is a bankrupt relationship between these two warlords and they have to go.
      History shows warlords don’t grow a country, they abuse them.
      We need to take Lebanon from a country to a nation,” he said. ….
      .
      …… Israel’s UN ambassador, Danny Danon, warned in 2019 …..
      ….Speaking to the UN Security Council last year, Danon said: “Israel found that Iran and the Quds Force have begun to advance the exploitation of civilian maritime channels, and specifically the Port of Beirut.
      The Port of Beirut is now the Port of Hezbollah.” …..

      https://www.arabnews.com/node/1716576/middle-east

      It would seem that the coulter of the plough happened as in “The best laid schemes o’ Mice an’ Men”, when some things were just ideas & aspirations whilst at odds with each other.

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      • The Sursock Family.
        https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sursock_family

        Known as the “Rothschilds” of the East.
        The Sursock Museum and Sursock Palace are located just south of the explosion.
        In 2008, the Museum underwent a five-year-long renovation and expansion project.
        The museum was expanded with four new UNDERGROUND floors beneath the current garden, at a cost of 12 million dollars (US).
        From 1,500 square meters to 8,500 square meters
        These lower floors were linked to the port via tunnels.
        Drugs, arms and people trafficking directly below their feet.

        If you at look at the blast in this slow-mo the super heated steam from the ocean is forced through the tunnels.

        https://twitter.com/BrattonZorn/status/1291702880089583616

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    • Battleships have exploded at anchor outside wartime ( Maine and Vanguard to name two ) usually because of the inherent instability of propellants such as cordite.
      Accidents can and do have happened historically.

      Like to hear some real evidence before attributing blame.

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    • That doesn’t surprise me. I did someone make mention of Facebook limiting access (rather than outright banning) to Bitchute, because it contains the word “bitch”.

      The Big Tech companies do not like competition. We saw this play out with Patreon competitor SubscribeStar for example (which was incredibly dirty).

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  9. I’ve finally found something more pathetic than our specials bitching about misappropriation of their culture. That is the woke wankers who did the misappropriating of the word “huruhuru”as a name for a Canadian beer.

    …..””We wish to make especially clear that it was not our intent to infringe upon, appropriate, or offend the Maori culture or people in any way; to those who feel disrespected, we apologise.””…..

    https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-53706732

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    • Here, have some of this son. It’ll put some pubic hair on your chin, if you get lucky!
      Priceless free advertising, along with upseting all of the wankers!
      Me I wouldn’t change a thing!

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    • William Wood, Palmerston North national candidate,
      a froth of the “huruhuru” on the upper lip.
      or would he prefer the real thing.

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    • For a minute I thought you might be going to say our expats. My how they are moaning. The left when times were not so good and now when times are tough oversea’s they want to come home.
      Poor wee pussies.
      Tough times never last. Tough people do.

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    • If anyone dares use a Maori word they are viciously attacked.

      Yet Maori get millions to promote their language.

      Madness.

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    • Yes.
      Elon Musk plans to mine asteroids and the Chinese plan to mine the moon. Not just rare earth.

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      • Musk is a conman that re launches existing tech with a bunch of hype.

        He hasn’t reached the level of the USSR in the 1950’s. In spite of billions in corporate welfare and NASA doing all the work.

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  10. YouTube, Facebook and all the usual suspects, are busy removing video of the Israeli bomb/missile strike in Beruit. You can see it clearly in a number of frames.

    The fire was lit as cover for the terrorist attack by zionist extremists.

    Severe measures need to be taken against Israel. An example needs to be made.

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      • Mike Hunty ,nah Kea thrives on conflict and bile ,ask all his ex friends .next thing it’ll be the fricking Joooooz that nuked the Nips ,oh wait….

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        • I have no time for you religious fanatics and historical revisionists.

          You are as murderous and corrupt as the far left.

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          • Kea , holy crap kea haven’t you been warned about chewing wiper blades in NZs national parks ? Its the 1080 being sprayed around ,it can turn a reasonable person into a Jew hating conspiracy theorist quicker than a Jewish invisible smart bomb can take out 3000 tonnes of fertiliser,LOL.

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            • The Zionists have been caught carrying out these false flags many times. It’s historical fact. Unlike the holocaust fables.

              Most Jews don’t support these fanatics and nor should you.

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  11. COVID-19 Censorship Has Killed People. Watch quick before it is deleted.

    It appears that there are many authoritative voices that suggest that Hydroxchloroquine is an effective treatment for Covid-19, whereas journalists and “experts” are denying that this is the case. Why? It appears that this new political orthodoxy is getting people killed.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hj0LKciyhjU

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  12. NZ election 2020: Giving workers more sick leave ‘bit of a stretch’ – National’s Gerry Brownlee
    https://www.newshub.co.nz/home/politics/2020/08/nz-election-2020-giving-workers-more-sick-leave-bit-of-a-stretch-national-s-gerry-brownlee.html

    National’s not interested in giving workers more sick leave, saying it “shouldn’t be on the table” as unemployment rises.

    “It’s something we are discussing at the moment,” Labour MP and Employment Minister Willie Jackson told Newshub last week. “Extra five days is the view at the moment.”

    Brownlee said with unemployment set to rise over the next few months, now’s not the time to be adding potential costs on for employers.

    “An employer taking someone on is going to have to provide for more sick days. No one’s lacking compassion, but I think at the moment that’s a bit of a stretch.”

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  13. Victoria Police keeping busy.
    https://twitter.com/i/status/1291725053051183105
    1 minute 36 seconds
    Arresting a mother and subjecting daughter to ID check.

    https://youtu.be/DkVk0vR7cQQ
    6 minutes 46 secs.
    From 3 mins 30 seconds., raised about “sovereign citizens” and for the police to gain ascendancy over them
    “Had to smash the windows of people in cars and pull them out of there so they could provide us their details because they weren’t telling us where they were going,

    https://summit.news/2020/08/07/video-woman-left-with-severe-bruising-after-being-arrested-by-police-for-being-outside-during-lockdown/
    A most ‘spiffy” uniform for Victoria Police Chief Commissioner Shane Patton.

    In NZ it will be thought that police are ok with “sovereign citizens” and support them in the uniform of the new recruits, red & black, with a logo patch on their back I believe.
    The NZ PM proudly points out, that every one must be treated as if they have CoVid, so know way should they allow Covid infected police to approach them?

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  14. Are the UK government complicit in “human trafficking”?
    There is millions if not billions of $$ etc, involved in this, and that money will have to be found, from some one. 🙁

    “British Youtuber Active Patriot Arrested For Live Streaming The Invasion On The South Coast”
    https://youtu.be/9o90bEcOHJA
    5 minutes 38 seconds.
    Immigration enforcement, seems to be enforcing immigration on the locals.
    Filming on public property, not even told that he may be trespassing, if it was actually private property.
    The police are just wind-up toys.

    Who will end up being in the next round of “slavery”.

    Certainly no “green sustainability” lessons in allowing encouraging unlimited immigration as per UN Global Immigration Pact, when the “refugees” send selfies etc.. from a hotel, to their home folk, showing how they have free food & accommodation for starters. and then a flow of spending money, before starting the next hustle.

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  15. NZ election 2020: Gerry Brownlee claims National is on ‘about 40’ percent
    https://www.newshub.co.nz/home/politics/2020/08/nz-election-2020-gerry-brownlee-claims-national-is-on-about-40-percent.html

    Gerry Brownlee says he’s not surprised National did so poorly in the recent Newshub-Reid Research poll, which he called “rogue”.

    “It was hot on the heels of those three incidents… all of which had everybody in shock, including us,” Brownlee, National deputy leader, told Magic Talk’s Road to the Election on Sunday.

    But he was happy to hear about NZ First’s struggles in the polls in Northland, with Shane Jones well behind National’s Matt King.

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    • I reckon they are about 38 %. However that is not a train smash asnd as Judith geys more publicity the number wil rise. I beleive she is on News Talk ZB tomorrow morning with Kerre McIvor. I suspect that will be good for getting the message out there as Kerre is fairly neutral juding by some of the comments I have heard…

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  16. Ex-Pharmacist’s sordid campaign against former employers
    https://www.stuff.co.nz/waikato-times/news/122349681/expharmacists-sordid-campaign-against-former-employers

    Upset at being falsely accused of being a drunk and a thief, an ex-pharmacist launched an intricate revenge campaign against his former employers which saw one his victims receive lewd pictures after a fake profile on a gay dating website was set up in his name.

    Simon Cooper, 44, sent photographs of fake HIV results to another of his victims, as well as photos of his former colleague’s husband alleging he had a gambling habit on a forged NZ Racing Board letterhead.

    Cooper was sentenced in Hamilton District Court recently to three months community detention on three charges of causing harm by posting digital communication and creating a false document.

    It was an end to a long-running stoush with his former employers at Hamilton Pharmacy that involved defamation proceedings in the High Court.

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    • If I had been ” falsely accused of being a drunk and a thief” & blacklisted for alternative employment I’d be pretty pissed about it too. Setting up the wanker ex employer on a gay dating site would have been the least of his problems, broken limbs being to the fore.

      Sympathy levels for scum ex employer & his cohorts……..zero & falling.

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    • Surely the Whole Labour Party should be similarly charged… “charges of causing harm by posting digital communication and creating a false document.” Every thing the muppets have published is false…..

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    • Waikatogirl ,They could send Dr Jill to debate Trump,she’d do a better job than the little girl sniffer Joseph,the money for VP is apparently on “down town with Willie Brown”Harris ,only because Susan Rice is a proven lying sack of shit that 65 % of Americans don’t trust.

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      • Dr Jill must be another power-hungry democrat to allow her obviously ill husband to be exploited by the party. Surely the Biden’s have made enough money to retire gracefully. What is her incentive to indulge the dems?

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  17. So after two weeks without landlines in our household a lovely Asian lady just rang me to inform me that Spark guarantees our phones will be working by Tuesday at the latest.
    She was lost for words when I pointed out that our phones had started working on Friday morning,FFS Spark is without doubt the worst company in this Country they dont know what is going on with their own systems.
    They gave me a loan cell phone to use for outgoing national calling which has never worked ,they tried on six different occasions to divert incoming calls to my cell and just couldnt do it .
    on Wednesday last week they admitted they couldnt divert calls to my cell but had no idea why they couldn’t, its been a joke for 14 days. FUCK SPARK…

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    • Probably because of you being on a watch list, due to your fanatical support of rogue terrorist states.

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  18. Touched on the “social inclusion” policy last night in Victoria, that through a decade led to the break down of quarantine in Victoria, so it ends up in a few months again of total lock down.
    https://ysb.co.nz/have-your-say-480/#comment-89341

    This is the British policy for the Home Office.
    Note where the many things it does, “Border Force”, “immigration enforcement” “Passports”, “Visas & Immigration” and then the final paragraph in the

    Diversity
    …….. recruit on merit after a fair and open selection process …… [yeah right 🙁 ]
    Employees have the opportunity to join our vibrant diversity staff support networks, including Gen (gender), The Network (black Asian and minority ethnic), Spectrum (LGBT+) and Able (disabilities).
    Our networks help raise awareness and help us build an inclusive culture where everyone can thrive and be themselves at work.

    https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/home-office/about/recruitment

    Sounds like “after” the mix & match for quotas, then merit. hmmm.
    Somewhere NZ will most likely have similiar policies, or not far off being put in place.
    Just a time bomb, where you expected the rubber to meet the road, and get the job done.
    Then it will all turn to custard to cascade down the Tower of Babel, all at the citizens cost.

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    • $50 notes against pellets of goat shit that the original manuscript was printed with pastel crayons.

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  19. So they are celebrating that NZ has gone 100 days without a case of community transmission of the virus. When will a journalist in the MSM ask, given that stat why they are talking of wearing masks ??

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  20. Bolger was the POS PM that thought it was fine for his elderly mother to be in a rest home paid for by the NZ taxpayer despite his family being one of the richest in the king Country ,a C- – T of the highest order.

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  21. those special people ar still on about how special they are.

    Wha a bunch of wankers they turned out to be.
    The introduction of a $3,100 fee for returning New Zealanders will disadvantage Māori disproportionately, Phoebe Carr (Ngāti Awa, Ngāi Tūhoe) and Max Harris argue.

    The government has once again failed to honour Te Tiriti o Waitangi by rushing through legislation to introduce exorbitant managed isolation fees for returning New Zealanders. This fee will have massive implications on low-income whānau that have to return to their whenua for a short amount of time, and although it will affect Māori, the decision to introduce the fee was not made by Māori, nor in partnership with Māori, nor in any visible consultation with Māori.

    https://thespinoff.co.nz/politics/08-08-2020/why-charging-maori-to-return-to-their-whenua-is-wrong/

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    • No problem. Tell them to go live in a grass hut
      on the Auckland Islands. Sorted. Oh, and if
      they are not happy with that, FUCK OFF.

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  22. Tough on some.
    Should there be a better solution?
    Perched at the top of the Elliot Stables building in central Auckland, it was voted by Hostelworld as the city’s most popular backpackers four years in a row and the third most popular backpackers in the world in 2019. With every one of its 100 beds booked solidly for months on end, it was a lucrative and valuable business, fully capable of affording its hefty $360,000-a-year lease.

    Today The Attic Backpackers is quiet. Most of its beds are bare. A full team of three staff attend to a handful of guests: mostly idle stragglers awaiting visas or their flights home. “No events scheduled” is written on the chalkboard by the reception area, and the large communal kitchen is empty except for a solitary guest making pasta. Emptiness and silence are not features you’d equate with a youth backpackers. But they’ve become the common symptoms of the withering atrophy that has beset many New Zealand tourism businesses since Covid-19 emerged.

    https://thespinoff.co.nz/business/07-08-2020/weve-been-strangled-the-slow-demise-of-a-central-auckland-backpackers/?fbclid=IwAR17HW9HtVPKMcJ_Wl_sqofxODOP_bKxNsLmLpiUeFZkUbn7V4237m5bk0g

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    • Yep. You wanna see Bangkok and Phuket ! Ive never ever seen anything like it. Doors closed. Entire areas that were once saturated with tourists..dead. Businesses going under, daily. Suicides at an all time high, rising crime. Queues of people lining up for meagre food packs.. I lost count at 300, all standing outside under the blistering sun and tropical heat. Bloody scary stuff. The Thai government has been paying out Thai citizens 5000b per month ( those that qualify ) thats about $250nz. This comes to an end shortly. Tourism in Phuket accounts for 80% of the islands revenue. Something like 3 trillion baht now down to SFA. Couple of good things have come out of it, the ocean has never looked so clean, the air is fresh and turtles are laying eggs again ..something that hasn’t happend for a long time.

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      • Keep your situation under review. Straight after hunger pangs comes insurrection, violence & uncontrollable crime.

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        • Certainly. Im up to my 3rd departure ticket out of here, the previous 2 were both cancelled. All going well lift off in a few weeks. Ive already received a few comments along the lines of..”you..dirty farang you bring Covid to my country..this is MY COUNTRY !! Spending less time at the beach..more around the pool.

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  23. Nelson woman Jacqui Irwin has invested time and money to keep her Brook Valley home warm for winter.

    However, a recent smoke scare involving her woodburner fire and heat transfer system has provided a chilling reminder of the need for extra care when heating the home overnight.

    Last week Irwin’s son returned home from town at 2am to find the house filled with smoke.

    Three hours earlier, Irwin had gone to bed after dampening down the fire for the evening and leaving the heat transfer function on to distribute heat.
    “He basically walked into a room where you could hardly see the other side of it – the poor old dog was staggering about on the floor.

    “I opened the door and looked in – there was literally smoke pouring out of the vent that should be taking air in, not pouring it out.”

    https://www.stuff.co.nz/life-style/homed/122333042/warning-after-heat-transfer-system-sucks-smoke-from-damped-fire-causing-house-to-fill-with-smoke

    Yeah well we must make our houses air tight. All that warm dry bullshit.

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    • You’re at about the same age & state of decrepitude as me V2.

      Didn’t we at one time consider leaving a window slightly ajar for a bit of fresh air plain common-sense?

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      • You may be decrepit but this fella is still a young me. Well in my head anyway. the old bones don’t say the same.

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  24. National’s new Rangitata candidate would like to see more mothers in Parliament and thinks her ‘’strong background’’ in rural and environmental management will help in her campaign for the seat.

    Megan Hands, 29, an Environment Canterbury councillor based in Darfield, was confirmed as the electorate’s new candidate following a Party meeting at Hotel Ashburton on Sunday.

    The Party was forced to select a new candidate just weeks out from the September 19 General Election after disgraced former Rangitata MP Andrew Falloon resigned amid allegations he had sent unsolicited indecent images to several women.

    Hands joins MP Jo Luxton (Labour), Hamish Hutton (ACT), Gerrie Ligtenberg (Greens), Lachie Ashton (New Conservative) and Brannon Favel (Social Credit) in the race for the Rangitata seat.

    https://www.stuff.co.nz/timaru-herald/news/300077843/megan-hands-nationals-new-rangitata-candidate

    So it seems another lady thinks Parliament is all about being their and having kids.

    Welltrying maybe.

    That worked out for a few of the MP’s in the last term.
    Bed hoping, slanging each other. Not a good start.

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    • Brannon Favel (Social Credit)..*chortle*. I thought they were dead and buried.
      Remember Bruce Beetham, another so called ‘academic’. Much like ‘Spud’ Bolger ‘academic’ who, by the way did plenty of rooooting. 9 children. Poor old Joan.

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    • “National’s new Rangitata candidate would like to see more mothers in Parliament…”

      It was inevitable, why do you think Parliament invested in a slide? 🙄

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    • When will real working NZ candidates get nominated by National.?
      Environment Canterbury is a toxic source ,see Eugenie Sages record.
      More than 90% of NZ list candidates are professional politicians without experience of life in real NZ.

      MMP means taxpayer voters have no ability to redress dumb selections.

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    • I read today somewhere that our population is declinning because our females are less productive.
      More babies born to women over 40 that under 20.
      Now that’s turned around but take away the subsidy for fretility programs and get the ladies producing when God designed the too.
      Rather sad really.
      To keep our country going we are going to have to import more young females. Lots more.
      Otherwise, you will have no one to wipe your bum in your dotage.

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      • Wouldn’t it have been easier to gut the RMA & make more land available for building while keeping the screws on immigration?

        Without nests good females will not breed.

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        • Women can do everything. Well that’s what the feminists told them.
          Don’t need a nest. It all starts with nuturing sense.

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      • Thats why I am supporting the euthanasia referendum. When I can no longer do for myself as I would want to, I would expire gracefully.

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        • You’re out of luck then. Have a look at the provisions of the bill we’re voting on.

          You’ve got to be compos mentis. You must “experience unbearable suffering that cannot be eased” & “suffer from a terminal illness that’s likely to end your life within six months”. Then the bullshit & the bookwork starts.

          The Godaddled won the battle before the bill was voted on in parliament. It’s not fit for purpose.

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          • Lets call it like it is . When I want to go it will be on my terms. Who gives a fuck if it will be suicide. I plan to out live all these god botherers and go out when I decide.

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            • Oh, don’t worry. I know where you’re coming from & suicide is an alternative. The problem is that you have to be actually able to pull the trigger or take the poison. You can’t afford to wait until you’re debilitated with a stroke & can’t get out of bed.

              Instead you have to sacrifice time. Good time that could have been enjoyed with family & friends. Just so a few deluded religious pricks can suck up to their imaginary god.

              Take a few of the cunts with you!

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  25. Religion is like the male nipple……it has survived years of human evolution
    despite having no useful purpose.

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    • nasska,Ive always found the male nipple to be extremely useful,when you can look down and no longer see them its time to hit the gym and knock off the KFC and Maccas. ha ha .

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  26. Very young German man points out the anti-state methods for making sure everyone who has an audience sticks to the narrative. It is quite excellent analysis for such a young man.
    His channel is called, “NeverForgetNiki” and the source of this video is:

    “Young German man points out the facts of the leftist anti-state in Germany”
    https://3speak.online/watch?v=rairfoundation/spvwshhh
    8 minutes 58 secs. : Published on Aug 09, 2020
    All subtitled, and rattles along.

    Sort of refreshing, knowing things we know, but a different perspective, and builds what the situation is like in Germany.
    Surprising on a number of instances running parallels of some of the issues in NZ, like the problem of the “dictatorship of the left” and why the law should also apply to them equally. Special people is NZ answer. 🙁

    Good in making sure our compasses align over these issues. 🙂

    They try to downplay all of that, they try to defame these people.
    We now have 150,000 subscribers on this channel, which is an awful lot. ….. it’s really unbelievable. ……. ……. and it shows me that we are even more numerous.
    Especially from the Left, from these people who want this left-wing dictatorship, there is really not such a large formation, and there is not that much power.
    We actually have the power; we just have to learn to use it, and I work on it every day with these videos.

    Keep at it young fellow. 🙂

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    • A bit more on the young fellow, as he battles censorship by the big tech. in Germany.
      .
      In his Youtube videos he talks about reprisals and the pressure he faced at school just because he publicly criticized Merkel’s refugee policy.
      He was literally told by the teaching staff: “We are colorful here, if you do not like it, you do not belong here.”
      Due to his critical opinion he was exposed to interrogation methods, as in the former GDR era.
      He even lost his apprenticeship due to his political opinion.
      So far, tens of thousands are already following him in social networks such as Instagram, Facebook and Telegram. …
      …. He calls for civil courage. …
      .
      …. His latest statement [circa August 2019] about the climate activist Greta Thunberg probably mobilized many climate fanatics, who demanded the deletion of his channel.
      Now his channel was deleted without any warning because of alleged “hate speech”. …..
      .
      ….. His lawyer Joachim Steinhöfel posted on his Twitter the following:
      Important success against YouTube:
      The day before yesterday, the channel “neverforgetniki” was illegally deleted because of alleged hate speech.
      YouTube has now restored the channel before the deadline that was set by us.
      We are now reviewing claims for damages.

      https://noblenashville.com/sociocritical-german-youtuber-neverforgetniki-deleted-from-youtube-freedom-of-speech-at-risk-in-germany/

      And they restated his you tube channel. 🙂
      I do note that the above website is also pressured by “google non approved site etc.” and this time got through.

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  27. The Auckland Central selection for National is on Monday. Here’s a quick summary of the three candidates.

    Nuwanthie Samarakone

    Nuwi was born in Sri Lanka. She had her early childhood in Scotland and moved to Auckland as a teenager. She has a degree in health sciences and after working in the public and private health sector set up her own consultancy firm which operates in six countries.

    Rob Thomas

    Rob is well known through his work in local government. He is a former Chair of the Auckland Youth Council and was elected to the Waitemata Local Board in 2010, 2013 and 2016. He’s been involved in numerous community projects. He stood unsuccessfully for the Auckland Council in 2016.

    Emma Mellow

    Emma had a tough time growing up. Her mother was a solo mum and died when Emma was 16. This very sad event led to Emma being incredibly determined and driven from a young age. Emma studied at Auckland University as well as the London School of Economics and the University of California.

    Emma has been working for almost a decade in communications and public relations. She’s worked on behalf of companies such as HP, Symantec, General Electric, Telstra and Mastercard and more recently had senior roles with Sydney Airport and ANZ Bank.

    On Patreon I analyse what I see as the pros and cons of the three candidates.

    From Mr Farrar.

    So we have a successful hard working well educated lady. One with her own money!
    A professional trougher with a list of political jobs. Another JLR in the making.
    A lady who has had more jobs than you have had hot dinners working for others.

    the choice is rather obvious.

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  28. Nasska,
    Where do you think “do unto others as you would have them do unto you etc “came from?

    Morality from 2020 years ago that you know is not driven by self interest,
    2000 years too late for self interest.

    So we do need values to live by.

    Just saying.

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    • If you feel the need to consult a two thousand year old book of bullshit to guide your life & dealings with your fellows then I guess it’s up to you.

      I don’t.

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      • I use the 2,700+ year old book Ἰλιάς. Just sacrifice a goat or two to the appropriate gods and never ever capture a daughter of one of Apollo’s priests and you are all good for general plundering and sacking of cities.

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  29. In Melbourne presently,
    Just a few rules to live by, more on the list attached.

    Police may now enter anyone’s home without a warrant.
    Curfew 8:00pm.
    $1,652 fine if outside without “a valid reason” – an amount being raised by the day
    Can’t visit any family or friends.
    $200 fine for no mask (mandatory masks at all times).
    Can only exercise once per day, for up to 1 hour.
    Only one person per household, per day can leave the house (including for groceries).
    Can’t go more than 3 miles from your home.
    Weddings are illegal.
    No gatherings of any size.
    Army is on the streets fining/arresting people.
    “Since March 21, a total of 193,740 spot checks have been conducted by police across Victoria.”
    Protests/activism is illegal; people have already been arrested for peaceful gatherings.
    Media is EXTREMELY biased, calls protesters “right wing conspiracy nutjobs” and won’t allow discussion of whether these lockdowns are right or not.
    Several thousand people were placed under house arrest and unable to leave for ANY reason, with food rations delivered by the army, leading to appalling levels of personal trauma.
    Australia won’t release how many fines they’ve given out, but an ABC news report says it’s over $5.2 million so far.
    Streets of Melbourne are empty, even in a city of 5 million+ people. People are HATEFUL to each other, everyone is cannibalising their neighbours (calling police to report any little infraction of the rules and turning on each other like some socialist hellhole).

    https://www.aier.org/article/madness-in-melbourne/

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  30. Is there even the slightest indication that all these extreme measures in Victoria are having any effect on rate of Covid infections? How long will they continue doing the wrong things before they finally admit they have totally f*cked up I wonder?

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    • Maybe someone should send them some ANFO. Lebanon is not too concerned about Covid right now…. Humans seem to respond to the maximum perceived risk. Climate Change was displaced by Covid which wil be displaced by a more imminent realistic threat ( ANFO or BLM protests, Hurricanes or Earthquakes)….

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