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  1. FFS,are the Hoskings balls deep in the covid vaccine promotion money trough as they both seem to be going hard with shaming people that for whatever reason don’t want to take the bloody jab.
    Thankfully I stopped taking to much notice of those two years ago when I answered a question at a trivial pursuit night that cost my team the win, “who weighs the most ,Mike Hosking or his Mrs” and yes I got it wrong

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  2. revtech@0532

    Fifty million dollars buys a lot of ‘friends’; perhaps the Hoskings’ contracts with the “Ministry of Truth’ are due for re-negotiation and they want them renewed so that they can continue to live in the manner to which they are evidently very accustomed?

    This ‘encouragement’ is their proof that they are ‘worthy’ of such largesse…

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  3. Komata, The NZ media are as malleable as warm spaghetti, wave around 50 million dollars and truth and impartiality go out the window faster than a horseface promise for a bicycle bridge across the Waitemata harbor.
    In truth this Country has become a place where more than half the population are compliant gutless cowards,,SHAME…

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  4. An early start for Covid Cindy today as she continues on the gruelling electioneering trail.

    And then we have the 1pm preaching from the pulpit of the pestilence. What would she do without this plague.

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  5. I think some in the media are beginning to realise that if they continue on their current trajectory, they’re going to find themselves on the wrong side of history; not a good place to be in their industry. At some stage they need to get off the ship of spin, or they’re going down with it. Articles are getting published in the MSM, which until recently, wouldn’t have seen the light of day; either because they weren’t getting written, or weren’t getting published.

    Covid 19 coronavirus: Matthew Hooton: NZ health system can’t look past lockdown

    The Prime Minister’s communication skills have again successfully delivered a lockdown. With luck, events will unfold in a similar way to last autumn. In a month, we’ll move out of level 4 before spending a fortnight in level 3, and get back to normal by November.

    But then what?

    Jacinda Ardern’s top Covid adviser, Sir David Skegg, laments that New Zealand has been let down by our allies. Presumably he mainly means Australia but his point applies to almost the whole world, except a few other remote islands.

    No other country has achieved lockdowns as tough as New Zealand’s, and thereby executed an elimination strategy. Especially with the Delta strain, almost everyone else has accepted that Covid is here to stay. Instead of being preoccupied with national self-congratulation, they have focused aggressively on early vaccination.

    Even then, they have accepted vaccination isn’t foolproof, given a hard core of anti-vaxxers in most societies, the likely need for annual booster shots and emerging evidence that the Pfizer vaccine stops serious sickness but doesn’t block transmission.

    Other countries have not aimed at anything as ambitious as elimination but less heroically at minimising morbidity and mortality to stop Covid overwhelming their health systems.
    This was initially Ardern’s stated objective too. As she told the nation on March 14, 2020, two weeks after Covid arrived in New Zealand: “Our smaller number of cases [relative to other countries] has helped us to manage them in the right place, and with the right support. The majority of our cases have not required our hospital system to care for them. The key continues to be leaving our hospital system for those who need it most. All of this points to one strategy which has guided our decision making — spread the cases, and flatten the curve.”

    Nine days later, on March 23, 2020 — after becoming concerned about our limited number of beds in intensive care units (ICUs) and University of Auckland modelling that “tens of thousands of New Zealanders could die from Covid-19” — Ardern dropped her “flatten the curve” line and announced the first lockdown.

    Even then, she didn’t use “elimination”, let alone “eradication”. Her stated objective remained to “contain the spread and prevent the worst” and thereby “slow the virus down and prevent our health system from being overwhelmed”. It was only later that the myth of St Jacinda was backfilled to argue that she sought elimination all along.

    In any case, Ardern’s use of “elimination” differs from the dictionary definition. She says it is about having zero tolerance for outbreaks and moving quickly into lockdown whenever Covid shows up.

    Skegg agrees but advised her in late July that New Zealand was liable to experience a New South Wales-style Delta outbreak “in the coming months”. The Beehive did well signalling that this would mean an immediate level 4 lockdown.

    It also got the message across that it really, truly, absolutely wants to open the border as soon as possible, announcing plans — now presumably redundant — to trial self-isolation for Kiwis returning home this October.

    So here we are in lockdown again, a bit earlier than Skegg suggested. In fact, Delta may have been circulating for a couple of weeks, and cases will surely rise. Still, with a population prepared to follow their leader and obey the world’s toughest lockdown rules, there is a chance we will again be one of very few countries to temporarily achieve eradication, despite Delta being so much more contagious than last year’s Covid.

    But Australia won’t be in the club with us. Nor will Fiji. Nor anywhere else important to us familially, culturally or economically, except perhaps smaller Pacific states. Even once we reach the undefined level of vaccination Ardern says would lead to the borders reopening, Covid will keep arriving, spreading, making people sick, putting some of us in ICU and even killing a few.

    If Ardern’s definition of elimination means lockdown every time, then her strategy will have run its course not long after we emerge from this one.

    Meanwhile, her Government’s shameful performance in preparing the public and the health system for that imminent reality should be a national scandal.

    More than a year since Ardern was forced to switch from flattening the curve to elimination, the Ministry of Health reports no material improvement in ICU capability.

    Skegg reported in early June that New Zealand had less than one-third of the ICU beds per capita than the average of 22 OECD countries. We were ranked 21st, followed by Mexico. While speculating about “some expansion of facilities over the last year”, he said “this is likely to be modest”.

    He was right. There were 334 ventilators and 358 ICU beds at the end of the first lockdown. The Ministry of Health says there are just 284 fully staffed ICU beds across public hospitals. While there are 629 ICU-capable ventilators, including 133 in reserve, the number of nurses trained to work with them improved by just 1 per cent. The problem that forced Ardern to opt for her ultra-tough strategy is as bad as ever.

    Little new can be said about the vaccination fiasco. We have the slowest rollout in the developed world, not all frontline border and MIQ workers are yet vaccinated and there was no chance of reaching population immunity until mid-December, even without this week’s pause.

    Given Skegg’s warning, it is scandalous vaccination centres didn’t have personal protection equipment (PPE) on site to operate uninterrupted when we moved to level 4. The blame lies not with those on the front line, but with Wellington bureaucrats who failed to order vaccines in line with the rest of the world and who have a lamentable record on distributing PPE.

    Those same bureaucrats took us from the front to the back of the vaccination queue, allegedly to save $40 million. Yet they paid $38m to upgrade vaccination software for Covid, when the existing supplier said it could have been done for $50,000. Incomprehensibly, they are now resisting pre-ordering booster shots.

    More than a year after first proposed, there is no border let alone nationwide saliva-testing programme. The reasons are disputed by the various suppliers of that technology, but all unite with the Beehive in blaming the Ministry of Health.

    Yet Ardern and her Beehive should not be let off so easily. For months, ministers and strategists have privately pointed the finger at the bureaucrats for every failure while claiming success for Ardern’s rhetorical achievements.

    But those bureaucrats report to ministers. If their performance is as poor as claimed, then the buck stops at the top and the time for whispers is past. If the Beehive does not believe senior bureaucrats are capable of preparing the health system for a post-elimination strategy, it should say so publicly and get in people who are.

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    • ….Articles are getting published in the MSM, which until recently, wouldn’t have seen the light of day;….

      Don’t be naïve, Saggy
      You are being gamed if you think MSM , anytime, ever, have been anything but biased.
      Pravda one
      Pravda two and
      Pravda three

      Just because they produce something occasionally that you agree with does not derail their true direction.

      Hooten is a vile piece of scum who set out last year to sink the Notional party in election year.
      For that he deserves a severe beating.
      He is a lefty and does not even qualify as a NINO he is that far left
      I dont care for the Notional party but would not set out to actively destroy them .

      (I would with Liebour and Greens, to be fair; and wonder if Bob Jones will use his resources to do so the the Greens in 2023.
      This in response to the Mendacious-March lies. Albeit, Jones will be 83/84 y.o. by then)

      Notional are so dozy right now and so confused (re-electing Peter Shitfellow as president) they did not man up and chuck this traitor out.
      They should have done to him what liebour did to John A Lee.

      Scuzzbucket Hooten hangs with the left and holidays with them; dines with them etc.

      Just to be clear, in case my words above are not clear, I despise traitors and Hooten is one such vile creature.

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  6. ….. Howl of Protest …..
    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Can You Hear Us? . … . .. . . . . . .
    At 12:30 pm all around New Zealand, Groundswell NZ are calling for 2 minutes of show of support by every car, bike, truck, train – anything with a horn, tooting in support of our campaign.

    ENOUGH IS ENOUGH
    NO FARMERS NO FOOD
    TOOT FOR FARMERS
    TOOT FOR GROWERS
    COOPERATION NOT REGULATION
    STAND UP NZ
    CAN YOU HEAR US NOW GOVT?
    NO WAY SNA
    NO FARMERS – NO FUTURE
    GET OUR PROPERTY RIGHTS OUT OF YOUR SIGHTS
    REWRITE NPS FRESHWATER
    STANDING AGAINST UNWORKABLE REGULATIONS
    GROUNDSWELL NZ
    https://groundswellnz.co.nz/latest-news/

    CAN YOU HEAR US – UPDATE 😊
    Due to COVID Level 4 Lockdown, we are no longer able to go into our local towns to toot-up. However, if you still wish to stand up against unworkable regulations and be heard – you can toot in your bubble!
    Please be considerate of neighbours and animals, and obey all the Level 4 rules.
    AT 12.30 ON FRIDAY TOOT FOR TWO MINUTES, SOCIALLY DISTANCED, FROM HOME.
    From Grounsdwell NZ – look after each other & stay safe x
    https://www.facebook.com/Groundswell-NZ-109145321007464/

    I will be around at that 12:30 pm time, to pick up “essential supplies”!
    Fill your boots, Toot to Boot.

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    • We are only 2 days in, I struggle to see how anyone actually has a situation that urgent to require the need to go to a supermarket.
      Do others not have cupboards and pantries? Most ppl i know (even dole bludgers) have enough food and supplies to last at least a week.

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      • Japanese culture is part of it. Shopping once a week is a Kiwi thing. I have never gotten used to it. In Japan I would walk to the local fruit & vegetable store almost every day, same for the local fish shop. Ingredients have to be fresh, or the food doesn’t taste good. Shopping only twice a week for food seems really strange to me, even after all these years. (Yes, we have a couple of weeks’ food supply just in case of emergency. Mostly rice and canned or dried food.)

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      • The cupboards, pantry in a modern kitchen design is much reduced, particularly in towns & cities.
        The old deep freeze, that farmers had for their home kill, or for the hunters a deer, or pig, is not so common.
        The freezer is half of the now reduced refrigerator, that used to take a whole mutton to chill.
        People do not prepare meals from scratch, & evolving to eating out so much more.
        Floor areas for food bar areas in malls, then along streets, Chinese, Indian, Sushi, Pizza, and often doubled up, besides at least a KFC or Big Mac…
        The ratio of eating out places has consistently increased, even in provincial small towns.

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        • Simpleton1 i clearly live in a totally different world so oblivious to city life.
          Have ppl really moved away from deep freezers? With the exception of a couple oldies everyone i know down here has at least 1 big chest freezer. We have 2 massive chest freezers that are chocko, 1 full of beef and bread the other full of lamb and pork and veges. Full on walk in pantry lined both sides with shelves of food too, grew up like that and pretty much every place ive rented/lived has had the same setup even australia. Nelson/takaka area was the only place ive lived i never seen walk in pantries just those lil corner jobs.

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          • Very customary of the old New Zealand Iaasb.
            I grew up that way too.

            I wonder if that is another reason why old people like to keep their family home., the space for keeping preserves, full size fridges, and the deep freeze, that gave them a “food security”.
            Any that sell up and down size, though they adjust, and the down sized “shopping basket car”, and of course the golf bag, bowling kit, but so handy to pick up for what seems a relatively cheap, minimum preparation supermarket meal, the handy bag of frozen, mixed-veges, a can of something, to ring the changes.

            Last century in the USA, I visited some American friends. with another friend of mind, as the husband had invited us.

            That husband & wife then seem to break into an unholy row.
            We had noticed the kitchen fridge was most empty..
            No eggs, no bread, just some juice, and beer.
            So my kiwi friend & I slipped out, and surprisingly after a walk, found a shop, bought a loaf of bread & eggs, milk, then headed back, where it had all become sorted.
            How ever over that weekend, we never ate at that house, just black coffee, so dam pleased to have bought some milk, 🙂 beer,& juice.
            Breakfast was eaten at the likes of Sambo’s Breakfast Bar, which was about a 20 minute motor-way drive away.
            The mileage on their 6 month car, was about 40,000 miles, to me was unbelievable., but the motorways, and scavenging for nice food, which is cheap in the USA, I finally understood why.

            That type of change is not quite to that extent in New Zealand, but I can see where New Zealand is going.

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            • My brother went to the usa 2009ish for 2 months, the ppl he stayed with never cooked it was all heat and eat meal trays for tea and usually a burger for lunch.
              He was absolutly blown away with the laziness and the poor quality of food they consume over there. Guess its same here in parts of nz, will be some families on an all takeout diet.

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        • We have a 600mm wide pantry with pull out drawers. Standing packets upright in smaller containers makes it more efficient and is amazing how much can be stored. The drawers make it so easy to find everything even after hubby has unpacked the groceries.

          We have 2 smallish freezers in the garage plus the fridge freezer combination.

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      • If you live an hour away from a shop but have to go to town for another reason of course you will get some more supplies from a supermarket . Not many veges grow in an alpine garden at this time of year.

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      • Actually it’s an outing and ffs we are allowed very few these days. I don’t know if anyone is old enough to remember the programme Survivors on TV years ago? I thought it was a bit of a joke at the time but its our reality now thanks to ptpm and her mostly crew.

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  7. Who knew that this tricky covid couldnt infect someone or spread if they were taking 48hrs to get home?.
    Who knew that if you were in queenstown you get an extra 24hrs immunity?
    Whats the point in a 3 day lockdown when ppl have been given 3 days to travel?

    Such bizzare rules and thinking behind all this crap, are they trying to be open and transparent by blatantly mocking the whole countries stupidity for taking the piss and watching all the clowns panic and follow “the rules”?

    If cindy stood at the podium of truth and declared covid is now in all water supplies and you must drink your own urine what % of NZ would actually listen? Sadly i rekon 60%+ would blindly follow that order

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    • Who knew…

      WHO of course, and Cindy. Science is selective based on the who is saying it and what the agenda is. Just like climate change.

      Climate Change Addicts: They tell you that IF the Antarctic land based ice melts it will raise the level of the ocean all over the world at an equal rate, since it is impossible to have sea level rise in one location without affecting the entire world. Which is true, and is based on Archimedes laws of displacement and Newtons principles of gravity, so no argument there. (But they do not say how hot the earth has to get to raise the core ice temperature from -85°C to 0°C.)

      In the next breath they say that it is already happening because some small island or the Florida coastal region is seeing sea level rises of 10mm per year. You point out that the Archimedes laws of displacement and Newtons principles of gravity would not allow sea level rise in one location without affecting the entire world, and they glibly state that it is entirely possible.

      Climate Change selective science. Just like Covid-19 selective science, and Vaccine Companies Golden Goose selective science. It’s all about the science money.

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  8. Don’t forget.
    The plan is to control the sheeple for as long as possible so that we can sneakily implement our agenda.
    The longer we have the better. Build back better.
    We have everyone behaving now and a few renegades that we can shut down or arrest or shame.
    Onwards and upwards.
    Control,control.

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  9. Although appearing in the Telegraph (and to be read in a ‘British’ context as a result), this might be of interest, although I doubt that DL et al would care …

    ‘Double-jabbed people carry same levels of Covid as unvaccinated
    Delta variant blamed for rise in viral load as study suggests fully jabbed could be as capable of passing on virus as non-immunised

    By
    Sarah Knapton,
    SCIENCE EDITOR

    19 August 2021 • 6:00am

    Vaccinations are rolled out in nightclubs

    As vaccinations are rolled out in venues such as nightclubs, the results of the study called into question the effectiveness of vaccine passports in such locations CREDIT: Henry Nicholls/Reuters

    Fully vaccinated people carry the same amount of Covid as the unvaccinated, scientists have found in a new study that calls into question the effectiveness of vaccine passports and changes to the NHS app.

    Experts had hoped two doses of vaccine would significantly reduce the viral load carried by people who became infected, lowering the risk of them passing on Covid.

    Previous studies showed that vaccinated people who contracted the alpha variant had far lower viral loads than the unvaccinated, while Boris Johnson backed vaccine passports in the hope they would lower transmission in hotspot venues such as nightclubs.

    The NHS Covid app was also changed so double-jabbed people no longer need to self-isolate if pinged.

    However, the new study by the University of Oxford shows that the delta variant wipes out the viral load reduction.

    Instead, even the fully jabbed carry high levels of the virus if they become infected and are also more likely to be symptomatic than vaccinated people who pick up an alpha infection.

    The results suggest those who are fully jabbed could be as capable of passing on Covid as the unvaccinated, although they are less likely to pick up the virus in the first place.

    Sarah Walker, professor of medical statistics and epidemiology at Oxford, and chief investigator and academic lead for the Covid-19 Infection Survey, said: “With alpha, people with two doses had really low levels of virus.

    “When delta started to come in, the first thing that happened was that the virus values went up and now we really don’t see any difference in the amount of virus people get if they get infected after vaccination.

    “Two doses are still protective. You are still less likely to get infected, but if you do you will have similar levels of virus as someone who hasn’t been vaccinated at all.”

    The researchers said they were not sure whether high viral loads would translate into the same levels of transmission for vaccinated and unvaccinated people because the fully jabbed may clear the virus quicker and so be infectious for a shorter period of time.

    However, Prof Walker added: “The fact that they can have high levels of virus suggests that people who aren’t yet vaccinated may not be as protected from the delta variant as we hoped.

    “It comes back to this concept of herd immunity, and the hope that the unvaccinated could be protected if we could vaccinate enough people. But I suspect the higher levels of the virus in vaccinated people are consistent with the fact that unvaccinated people are still going to be at high risk.”

    People who are double jabbed no longer need to be quarantined if they are pinged by the Covid app, but the new results suggest there could still be a risk even among the fully vaccinated.

    Dr Koen Pouwels, senior researcher at Oxford University’s Nuffield Department of Population Health, said: “Whilst vaccinations reduce the chance of getting Covid-19, they do not eliminate it.

    “More importantly, our data shows the potential for vaccinated individuals to still pass Covid-19 onto others and the importance of testing and self-isolation to reduce transmission risk.”

    Placeholder image for youtube video: jqXPgvyunBw
    Despite the findings, the study showed the jabs are still helpful in preventing an infection in the first place, which will have a role in stopping transmission. Two doses of the AstraZeneca jab lowered the rate of a new infection by 67 per cent and Pfizer by 82 per cent.

    The research, not yet peer-reviewed, also showed that while two doses of the Pfizer jab are initially more effective, four to five months after the second dose it is the same as the AstraZeneca vaccine.

    The team studied 384,543 people who picked up an infection between December and May, when the alpha variant was dominant, before comparing them to 358,983 people infected between May and August, when delta had taken over.

    Prof Walker said that even if the jabs did not stop transmission, they were likely to prevent hospitalisation and death.

    “There are lots of reasons why the vaccines may be very good at reducing the consequences of having the virus,” she added. “You may well still have a milder infection and might not end up getting hospitalised.

    “While the results are important, they aren’t everything and it is really important to remember the vaccines are super-effective at preventing hospitalisations.”

    Prof Paul Hunter, professor in medicine at the University of East Anglia, said: “We now know that vaccination will not stop infection and transmission, although they do reduce the risk.

    “The main value of immunisation is in reducing the risk of severe disease and death. The evidence available shows that protection lasts longer against severe disease than against mild disease, and all current UK vaccines are very good at this, even against the delta variant. To me, that is the most important value of immunisations.” (1)

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    (1), Sarah Knapton, ‘Double-jabbed people carry same levels of Covid as unvaccinated’, The Telegraph, 19 August 2021. [n.p.n.].

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    • Two doses of the AstraZeneca jab lowered the rate of a new infection by 67 per cent and Pfizer by 82 per cent.

      While they claim that it takes 2 to 3 weeks to reach that peak protection, then those numbers seem to wane, not over years, but in months, so then requiring a doubling down, to then get another shot of the same UN-proven trial experimental phase jab.

      Some of the claims of efficiary or whatever, seemed to be based on the petri-dish.
      Nor were full trial tests done on animals.

      So though perhaps catching the virus, may be less, it sets it up that the vaccinated person, will be the “dangerous” asymptomatic “super spreader” across the country.
      Yet health authorities are doing everything to shy away from that accountability in jabbing people.

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      • It’s going to be a bureaucrat’s dream….imagine all that paper pushing/shoveling with 8 monthly renewals of vaccine passports.

        Joe Biden’s advice to American’s that he left behind in Afghanistan…..”stop shaving”.

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        • Toko ,LMAO, and remove all long sharp knives, women under 80, and video cameras from your house as well.
          If there are no goats, dogs or exceptionally large cats in the back yard remove all woman that still have a pulse.
          I reckon before this lockdown is over this post could get me arrested if the emaciated creature gets her way .

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  10. Has anyone else noticed how quickly grossly overweight supermarket security guards discover their inner nazi and want to take it out on the poor people stuck in queues while the bottle shop next door and the butchers are shut? Didn’t the government learn anything from the last lockdown?

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  11. Good morning wonderful thinking people, Goodness knows there are few of us around or those who don’t know about this site who are thinking people should.
    On the information of truth Channel at 1pm does it let out the number of hospitalisations with this new variant??? Are there any????? I have totally given up on the two Hosking Government promoters as their whinging about vaccinations turned me to a music only person. This lock down is getting to me after 2 days. WTF is going on? If the fucking government doesn’t realise that they should have built a hospital system to deal with the fact that we will have this Chinese virus for ever, they have had 18 months to get hospital care for this, they are printing money at a rate of speed, well then there is no hope for us. Oh I know its much better to go on Nation wide tv (I never watch it makes me feel physically ill) and have a concerned face and con millions of fuckers every day that don’t realise she is electioneering, get her sycophants all lined up with expressions of doom and gloom. The vaccine will not save you people.

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        • Last years lockdown my kids excelled and only done about 1hr a day learning with my then alcoholic wife (shes sober now) and progressed far more then they did the entire year at school. We noticed a huge decline once they started back at school, spelling writing and maths all went backwards, tbh homeschool has been talked about quite alot over the last few months and likely to head down that path in the next few years, on off putting thing is homeschool kids are usually weird reclusive types. Only positive of school is kids learn to interact with others… that can also be a negative too

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          • Some of the best adjusted kids I’ve met received their primary education via correspondence. Two of them were the daughters of friends of ours who lived in the sticks, nearly at the central Wairarapa Coast. There were two other families with school age kids in the area so the wives teemed up & took it in turns to supervise lessons in a spare building on one of the stations.

            Worked well. Gave the kids a chance to engage with others while the women got a few rostered hours off.

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  12. I am hoping that somebody on this site can explain to us what this “Three Waters” stuff is all about. I have done extensive reading on the subject and it all puts my bullshit detectors upon high alert. The logic, if any, is lost on me. Please help me out my bewilderment.

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    • As near as I can understand it’s about government confiscating water & giving it to the Maori to prevent a future National government from selling everything to an overseas corporation.

      Or something like that.

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    • Central govt want further control of resources and councils for their own agenda, mainly to gift it to elite maori so they can exploit kiwis.
      Essentially the govt want all of the assets but the risk stays on councils and the community, if councils dont agree to get onboard then central govt will make up more loony water quality standards for councils to comply at heavy cost whilst any govt 3 waters wont be held to the same standards.
      In other words join us or get crushed with compliance.

      If you want an understanding of how it will all work once implemented just think kiwibuild except with your drinking water and toilet flushing… stoked to be on bore water and septic tank

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      • Good explanation for Tauhei, IAASB

        3 waters
        1) Fresh water in
        2 Waste water out
        3 Sewage out

        Central Govt will take control of the water management – currently at local Govt control – and make it central under 4 regional by Wellington controlled fiefdoms.

        In essence, the confusion is understandable as it is intended to be confusing to hide the fact that eventually this will end up under the control of Maori (initially a ‘partnership’ ha ha ) .

        Then this will happen to electricity and in 30 years this will be the only source of energy (Evil fossil fuels banned)
        Kontrol Komrades.

        As part of the destructive plan, as well as removing control on water reticulation from councils the same is happening with Health under Angry Little.
        The DHBs will be disbanded and health will be centralised – a clear disaster as the MOH cant even organise anything (MIQ, safe borders, ordinary flu shots, needles etc)

        This is all communism of course- central Kontrol Komrades.
        You dont think ardern was repeatedly yelling “Komrades’ at IUSY for no reason?

        So
        -Three waters, water reticulation centralised away from councils (Under Mahuta)
        -DHBs destroyed and centralise to the useless Wellington bureaucracy – so like the Education Dept- and under Angry Andy -not that he has a clue about medicine, or much else really
        -Plus there is a wholesale review of Councils – also under Mahuta, the head of the Maori caucus (Big Willy is only hot air)

        Plus whatever else that have not revealed, and there will be other stuff…that they never told Winston about.
        Thanks Winston for giving them that power- you prick.

        Oh and in ten years time water charges will be FIVE TIMES what they are now, but hey, per Mahutas , if they dont do this is will be more than TEN times the cost to consumers !!
        You got it, from that mob, more lies.

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        • You have stated what I thought was unbelievable. I had seen this but I could not believe it was true. Now you are telling me that what I thought might possibly be going on, is, in fact, going on. Thank you for taking the time.
          Editor; organise a bar evening. I owe Howitis a couple of drinks for his erudite, succinct and pithy analysis.

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  13. Tauhei Notts ,you’re a bit slow aren’t you , let me explain what
    3 waters is , it’s very simple really 3 waters is something that can be sneaked through the shithole that is parliament whilst the whole Country is on level 4 lockdown, was that helpful ??

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  14. I fear the Greens and all their voters are not going to those test centres,

    There seem to be no reports of people patiently waiting, sitting on or holding their bicycles.
    Nor any reports of pedestrian people, queuing around blocks out in the streets.

    Don’t those greens & voters feel any responsibility to be tested, and to walk the walk, and cycle the bicycle.

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  15. Sue Grey replied to my e mail last night thus:

    Hi
    It’s not mandatory under the law- as there is provision for exemptions for health and other reasons.

    Individual businesses have some discretion BUT cannot discriminate on health grounds as that is contrary to human rights.

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  16. I think this may have been posted here already – can’t remember where I saw it – if not it has just shown up on GP in the UK:

    VACCINATION CARD
    Hello.
    -Hi, table for two, please.
    -Sure, and your name.
    -Dave.
    -Great. And do you and your guest have your vaccination cards?
    -Hmmm well first..Can you tell us who our server will be?
    -Um, looks like Brad will be your server tonight.
    -Great. Can you show us Brad’s vaccination card?
    Um…
    -And also, can you provide me with proof that Brad is not a carrier of HIV, Hepatitis A or B, or any other communicable diseases? Same for you and the kitchen staff.
    -Um…
    -Also, we would prefer not to be served by someone who is on or uses recreational drugs such as marijuana, cocaine, meth, fentanyl, etc, so if you could provide us with Brad’s most recent tox screen, that would be great. Matter of fact, imma need to see all of your employees medical history.
    -Um… Let me get the manager for you.
    -That would be great, thanks. Make sure they have their vax card and medical records please.

    Here’s the thing, nobody needs restaurants. And other places. But they need us. Start standing your ground.

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  17. rightover@0851

    The ‘Virus’ is very, very, obedient, and will appear when, where and on whatever item the current ‘Government’ and DL deem is appropriate for their purposes of control.

    While the poor thing doesn’t get paid for it’s appearances, it’s minders do profit handsomely (in all sorts of ways) when such things occur…

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  18. I posted this yesterday but it was 11pm so please bear with me if I repeat myself:

    Voices For Freedom held a really great webinar last night with experienced Pulmonary and Intensive Care Physician, former A/Prof Radiology, and recently retired NZ radiologist, Dr Peter Canaday presenting facts about the ‘vaccine’ and special guest lawyer Sue Grey who talked about the court proceedings filed this week, as well as general legal info about masks etc.

    The webinar went for 3 hrs 20 mins and it was extremely well attended (I think the number might be confidential, but let me just say it was heaps!).

    Were any others of us there? I’m betting Brigadier and Starving Artist were there…. Yes?

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  19. I posted this elsewhere a couple of days ago and have just received notification that it has passed moderation and been “approved.” Needless to say it was not on Stuff or the Horrid propaganda sites. The question is how do we get the general public and the government to understand that what they are doing is insanely destructive and ultimately futile?

    “It is probably safe to assume that this flu called “covid” is now endemic in New Zealand under the guise of the common cold and seasonal flu (so called delta variant) which, let us not forget, kills about 500 New Zealanders each year until it mysteriously disappeared last year. We don’t lock down for that flu we just live with it. We must learn to live with “covid” too or the country will be bankrupt very quickly.”

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        Re: ‘…The country will be bankrupt very quickly.”

        ‘WILL’ go? Surely you should actually be using the past tense ‘HAS gone ; ‘cos thanks to the superbly-unqualified Robbo, ‘NZ Inc. is totally ‘broke’ and has been almost since the current ‘caring’ administration took office…

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  20. I recon that the nation’s economic locomotive of Auckland / Coromandel will remain at Level 4 for at least another week after the current L4 period ends.
    For the rest of New Zealand (the carriages and guards van of this sorry train), they will be permitted to enjoy Level 3 for an initial week.

    // (sarc.)

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  21. Good article from behind the UK Telegraph paywall:

    Joe Biden has been a monumental disaster
    At home and abroad, the most Left-wing White House in history is actively driving America’s decline

    NILE GARDINER
    19 August 2021 • 6:00pm
    Nile Gardiner
    The past few days have been among the most painful in over half a century for the United States on the international stage. The fall of Kabul to the Taliban following the US withdrawal from Afghanistan is a humiliation for the world’s superpower. It may take decades before America’s standing is restored, and faith in American leadership is fully revived.

    The fallout from Afghanistan will exceed even that which followed the end of the Vietnam War, not only in terms of the damage to America’s self-confidence but also the threat it will pose to its security. The Taliban will inevitably turn their country once again into a safe haven for al-Qaeda and other terrorist groups to strike against the US. Nato has also been undermined. The retreat from Afghanistan has weakened the alliance, and squandered nearly 20 years of collective effort by its 30 members.

    As commander in chief, Joe Biden carries ultimate responsibility for a decision that will haunt America for a generation or more. His legacy will be one of failure, exceedingly poor judgment and staggering incompetence. His advisers, including Secretary of State Antony Blinken and National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan, must also shoulder some of the blame.

    Upon entering office, Biden’s team promised to “restore America’s credibility” following the supposed unpredictability of the Trump years. Instead they now look like a bunch of amateurs, outplayed by the Taliban, a movement frequently depicted as living in the Dark Ages. The handling of Afghanistan has been so bad that even Biden’s cheerleaders in the Left-wing US media, from CNN to The Washington Post, have loudly denounced him.

    Unfortunately, the Afghanistan debacle is not an aberration for the Biden presidency. It exemplifies the Biden approach. On practically every foreign policy front, the Democratic presidency is driving US decline.

    On a visit to London this past week, where I met with British officials and MPs, I was struck by the tremendous disillusionment expressed with the Biden administration, a sentiment shared by many of their counterparts in the European Union, especially in eastern and central Europe. As one senior British politician put it, Biden makes Barack Obama, whose own advisers famously boasted of America “leading from behind”, look like wartime leader FDR by comparison.

    From Biden’s disgraceful surrender to Moscow over the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, to his shameless appeasement of the Iranian regime in his doomed efforts to revive the flawed and failed nuclear deal, this is a president who kowtows to America’s enemies, while kicking US allies such as Israel and Poland. Even the special relationship is under threat as the White House puts a US-UK trade deal on ice while arrogantly lecturing Brexit Britain over the Northern Ireland Protocol.

    The key beneficiaries of Biden’s weak-kneed approach have been China and Russia, who are no doubt relishing the disarray in Washington and cheering the sight of US personnel fleeing the Afghan capital. Both Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping have grown stronger since Biden entered the Oval Office. They sense an opportunity in his weakness, and grow more assertive by the day.

    Biden’s presidency has been a monumental disaster at home, too. From its appalling handling of the massive border crisis to saddling the American people with trillions of dollars of additional debt, it has lost any real credibility. While undermining American power globally, the Biden-Harris administration, the most Left-wing in US history, has presided over a surge in illegal border crossings, with more than one million migrants entering the United States this year through the southern border with Mexico. The de facto open-borders approach of the Biden White House is so extreme that even the most socialist and liberal of European governments would dare not go down the same path.

    The tragedy in Afghanistan should and will be a wake-up call for America’s allies. Biden isn’t leading the free world. He is actively eroding it. It will be up to the next president to clean up the mess, and restore US leadership on the global stage.

    Nile Gardiner is the director of the Margaret Thatcher Center for Freedom at The Heritage Foundation in Washington

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    • Alice@0947

      Re ‘It will be up to the next president…’

      President Trump? If past actions are anything to go on, and because their hatred towards him is so great as to be all-consuming, the ‘Swamp’ will try it’s dirty and malevolent best to ensure that he is the last person to get the role, although Pence (Having proven his RINO credentials) would probably be ‘acceptable’…

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    • I am waiting for confirmation of this as there are a lot saying this is false. However, it wouod not suprise me in Facist Australia. They need a new flag. I’ll design it shortly and give to ed to post.

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      • If you are referring to the jabfest ROL–that is not false but the 2 deaths they talk about I’m not sure because has the jabfest actually happened yet? I thought was to be next week, but I stand to be corrected on that timing.

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      • I would not be surprised that out 24,000 that some just fainted.
        Tired, heat, dehydrated, constipated, stressed, made emotional,

        Just no screaming like the fans of the Beatles. etc..

        The idea of giving a jab to healthy young people, and then added pressure, to not inform them of that it is a trial experimental phase, that ignores the Nuremberg Code, and The Helsinki Declaration is criminal

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  22. Apparently a case in wellington now. Guess who travels the country?

    Not saying shit all.
    Useless bastards.

    Question
    Who in the “Cabinet” have been vacinated?
    Who are in the PM’s cabinet anyway.
    Do we know this?

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    • It is customary to hold one’s tongue when someone disliked dies.
      Cullen however was not known for being gracious in life and I see no need to afford him courtesy to which he did not subscribe.
      Good f*kn riddance prick.

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  23. apparently we now have “leaders” who simply have no ability to think and analyse.

    Covid-19 vaccinations for younger essential workers wanted by industry leaders
    Calls are growing for early vaccination of younger essential workers and taking vaccines into the workplaces.

    John Crocker, Unite’s national secretary, believes any essential worker should have immediate access to a vaccine.

    “If they’re leaving the house to work today, they should be able to get a vaccine today. They should be absolute first priority. Other people should be bumped. If people are leaving the house because they have to, then they should have access to the vaccine.

    “It’s not just about a moral duty to these people … it will also protect everybody.”

    Well hes a no brain unioist so who is surprised.

    Currently a 39% efficacy.

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  24. I just posted a comment, first for a long time, on Stuff. In it I uses the terms “waste of time” and “propaganda”
    I got a message saying was I sure, some of the language might be contrary to “community guidelines” and did I want to edit it?
    What a joke, what an absolute f*cking joke Stuff are.

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    • I will not visit stuff under any circumstances, ever. I hope all of them get covid. Fucking arseholes. Or get massive sideaffects from the vaccines ( they’all be vaccinated I can assure you. Just wonder if they get time with their heads stuck so far up Cindy’s arse….

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    • So why bother?

      You know the outcome.

      You are just giving them ammo to claim ‘extremists’

      Maybe one day people will wake up to the fact that all MSM is, and always has been, selected propaganda.
      By accusing Russia, China and NK of this is throws the weak minded off the scent.
      BUT I doubt the sheeple will ever wake up

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  25. Blackcaps great Chris Cairns off life support in Sydney’s Saint Vincent Hospital after suffering major medical event
    https://www.newshub.co.nz/home/sport/2021/08/blackcaps-great-chris-cairns-off-life-support-in-sydney-s-saint-vincent-hospital-after-suffering-major-medical-event.html

    But a family spokesperson says that Cairns’ recovery is on track, with the former Blackcap now off life support.

    “I’m pleased to advise that Chris is off life support and has been able to communicate with his family from hospital in Sydney,” the statement reads.

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  26. I finished my bio-hazardous shop at Pac n’ Sav.

    Food prices are significantly higher now that we are in lockdown. $4.59 for a small cabbage is at least 20% up on a week ago. Leg of lamb “On Special” at $2 per kg higher than a month ago.

    Why do they order the closure of competing fruit&veg. stores and butchers? (I don’t think this government understands the principle of fair competition.)

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  27. Security Risks Inside the Armed Services Committee?

    With war threatening on several fronts, the House Armed Services Committee has a huge responsibility to oversee the defense of this nation—and hopefully deter armed conflict by keeping America strong.

    But what if enemies of America have penetrated the Armed Services Committee?

    Trevor Loudon examines that terrifying possibility.
    https://www.theepochtimes.com/security-risks-inside-the-armed-services-committee_3954660.html?utm_source=newsnoe&utm_medium=email2&utm_campaign=breaking-2021-08-19-3&est=%2F%2FlqVB%2B63fXx3ndfgG7%2ByrTGy6kAajdpeYMKH707SpjDKsXtFrV%2FIVK1s92Lov8%3D

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  28. From one of Alice’s favourite sites ..The Conservativewoman, which she linked to above, there is another great piece about former Aussie tennis great, Pat Cash’s view on the Covid scam. Great reading.

    https://www.conservativewoman.co.uk/im-angry-about-covid-lies-tennis-legend-pat-cash/

    “I’ve been taking (ivermectin) for over a year and a quarter now. We know it works. We know that it’s a medicine and this is not . . . go ahead, fact check me, all you like. Ivermectin works. It’s a cheap drug. It’s a wonder drug. And I’m living proof that I have been in the worst areas everywhere around the world and I haven’t come close to getting Covid.”

    “It really pisses me off, sorry, folks, but here I am, I’ve spent my life looking after my body and my mental wellbeing, and some politician jumps up there, some morning TV doctor jumps up and says, ‘You’re selfish. You’ve got blood on your hands. You’re selfish.’ When I was selfish? When I went for my run at six in the morning? When was I selfish when I spent that extra money on vitamins? …”

    ” I’m not having a politician or a TV doctor who’s on the payroll tell me what I should and shouldn’t be doing with my health, okay? I’m 56, I’m in pretty good damn shape. And I’ve spent my life looking after myself. “

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  29. Will the scrawny skank have a large red spot on the end of her chin today? I didn’t see her yesterday.
    Will she pay tribute to cunt collins today? I think she should not as it’s a rona advert!
    There may not be a 1pm presser today. May hold off till 3pm and do it all at once!

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  30. You idiots in Government or should I say the beltway, in general, you should take notice of what the CDC are saying now. Why waste more taxpayers money with your jab program when it will clearly fail ? Stop and remove the risk of people getting the side effects.

    https://theconservativetreehouse.com/blog/2021/08/19/cdc-director-rochelle-walensky-announces-benefit-of-covid-vaccination-diminishes-states-there-is-increased-risk-of-severe-illness-for-previously-vaccinated/

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  31. Groundswell:
    I went out especially and drove around tooting my horn (I’m in Auckland). I got several bemused looks from some pedestrians who didn’t click, one middle finger and two smiles and waves.

    I didn’t see many other cars on the road and anyway I couldn’t hear if anybody else was tooting because my own noise drowned out everything else! LOL

    Did anyone else hear any tooting or take part?

    p.s. It was like driving around in the skeletal ruins on an apocalypse movie set. Closed and shuttered shops and deserted streets. HORRIBLE.

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    • Just keep rattling the cage Eurokiwi,
      “Toot the Boot” may be small for a start, but pressure will build.

      I did the same in a small town, not a constant, but a series of a ripple of toots, and did have window down, and stopped to listen, in between, but no one.
      I was a bit late heading to the larger nearby town,.

      I did have a NZ flag inside, so if any one looked a bit harder at me, then they would guess those colours may have meant something?

      “On the Beach” Nevil Shute territory for real,
      Was looking for that curtain blowing in the wind for that random Morse Code message, but not even a toot.

      Went on to a larger town, approx 5,000 people,
      Almost nobody on that main street, but surprised that the car park was full at the supermarket when I got there.
      Just a 2-4 queue people to get in, as rationed to 1 out, then 1 in. I guess it is the slow motion feed through the counters, that build up the numbers of people.
      The part that did surprise me was the bread section was nigh on empty.
      They did have limits on flour & sugar.

      Still roll on to next Friday,,, and now I have figured where to head to, and be nearby the supermarket car park.., but will not toot in the car park itself, as then may become black listed.

      The other surprise for me was the number of people all with face masks, even when out on the street.
      When did they get all those face masks?
      Though some like me had our versions of scarves, and ski balaclavas + sun glasses.
      So not quite as dashing as Zorro, Batman, or the Lone Ranger,
      “Ocean Eleven” crossed my mind, to be a bit more Presidential.

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  32. Some energetic discussion over at Jonova ( where I see a large number of Kiwis post). I recommended this fine blog there in one of my posts, hopefully we will see increase readership from that part of the world. (And i do this with noincentive what so ever…). However they do have a couple of twats ( bit like Kiwibog – no that’s not a typo… ) so I posted this (which went straight into moderation)

    “Democracy and Rules. In the 30s, Hitler was democratically elected ( although I believe 4 million said “Nein”). And good Christian Germans dobbed anyone and everyone in who didn’t follow the “rules”. And because this happened so long ago, many of us are doing exactly the same without realizing it. NZ has some dob in line, which is so overused it collapses under the strain. This type of “dob in your neighbour” is one of the sickest most dangerous parts of lockdown. And yet everyone doing this will carry on about how evil the Nazis were…. you are just as evil, you just don’t realise it…..”

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  33. FWIW, this encounter with a ‘Ken’ might be of interest:

    I had occasion to visit our local supermarket this afternoon (No names / location), and, having been tested for covid, and deemed ‘Free’, was standing mask-less in the queue waiting to enter the building. I had previously visited the same location on Day one of the lockdown and, accompanied by others, had shopped ‘mask-less’ without any problems. As you will see, things were about to change:

    I was next in the queue to enter the premises, when from behind me, an aggressive and loud male voice suddenly called-out ‘Excuse me sir are you wearing a mask’? Having no idea who was speaking I turned around towards the speaker and said ‘And you would be…’? He repeated the question to which I replied, ‘No, I don’t believe in them, besides which, I’ve been tested and am Covid Free’. That set him off: ‘My son works in there and I demand that you wear a mask’. When I declined the offer. ‘I’ve been tested and I’m free, so it shouldn’t be a problem then’, it was all downhill from there, with the masked man ultimately threatening physical violence if I didn’t comply. I declined his offer! He repeated the demand, citing the same reason, and again I declined. By now apparently very angry at being rebuffed, he then turned to the largely-masked others in the queue behind him and asked ‘Would you let him in if he was mask-less’? The inevitable murmurs of ‘No’ from a few, evidently supported his cause.

    At that point I waived-off and declining the door keeper’s offer of a mask, walked away (to subsequently patronise another supermarket where I was allowed in with problems). Interestingly, the Ken’s final comment about me was ‘What a dick’, muttered loudly-enough to be heard by those around him. I doubt that he saw the irony of his comment!! I’m sure he felt both victorious and vindicated, and have no doubt that he is probably a very nice man in normal circumstances, but in this instance, I have my doubts…

    It was an interesting experience, and no doubt mirrors those of others, so beware folks, they walk amongst us…

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    • Lol doubt it sootz it wont be removed on tuesday night itll be extended again at best south island lvl 3 and maybe parts of north island. Jaffaland and wellington will be lvl 4 for at least a couple weeks.

      They will keep the sheeples hope up that it will lift in a few days then extend by another 3-4 days, sheep are easier to keep under control that way rather then be straight up and say itll be 4-5week lockdown as that would cause serious grumbling and revolt

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  34. OH thank you Horseface, despite having covid delta loose in the community throughout the Country “we are in a good position with this outbreak ” that is what the frickin boney POS just said to the entire Country on TV.
    So she fucks up and we have 2 separate breakdowns at the border that she is in charge of and we are in a good position. God save us because that C- – T sure isn’t going to.

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  35. …..”Alert level 4 will be extended for the entire country until 11.59pm on Tuesday, August 24″……

    And then another few days. Then it will be another week. August will roll into September.

    We’re lead by idiots!

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  36. https://www.aier.org/article/economics-explains-the-talibans-rapid-advances/

    “The Taliban, however, proved to be the only unifying entity that could guarantee safe trade routes, collect taxes without excessively plundering the population, and provide essential public goods to key cities. They did this initially by securing control over the Kandahar-Herat Highway that served as an important trade route between Pakistan, Iran, and Turkmenistan and was part of a larger “ring road” that was the only navigable route connecting important cities within the country (see Radical, Religious, and Violent, pp. 20-30).

    Previously, different tribal organizations would take sections of this highway, stop all transit, and tax the commercial merchants. With so many taxing organizations taking money from truckers every few miles, it became too expensive for anybody to run their goods along this road. Commerce ground to a halt. Taxes couldn’t be collected. The country’s infrastructure crumbled.

    The Taliban, however, could station their militants at key locations on the highway and tax merchants only once while protecting truckers from other bandits along the route. Since devout members of the Taliban proved their loyalty via adherence to strict religious codes, they were unlikely to plunder the trucking caravans in an opportunistic fashion.

    Commerce returned, the Taliban collected revenue with a tolerable level of guaranteed taxation, and they used these funds for other infrastructure projects in the country. Not surprisingly, this made the Taliban reasonably popular relative to the chaotic anarchy that had previously reigned. People may not have liked their intense religious views, but at least the roads were operable and the electricity came back.

    Additionally, the Taliban proved themselves to be reasonably fair arbitrators of a civil justice system and religious leaders (imams) often heard cases between individual disputants arguing over various contract violations (see Berman book linked above). Ruling on contract disputes (e.g., who owns some goat pasture land) may sound mundane, but such a system is vital for economic activity to occur. If people trust that contracts and property rights can be fairly enforced, they are more likely to make longer-term investments that promote economic growth. Indeed, the Taliban leadership are so trusted among the population to resolve such disputes that they continued to function as a shadow civil judiciary over the past twenty years.

    Why Did the Taliban Succeed
    All of this was possible because the Taliban are rooted in a strict religious movement where leadership and other key members must prove their loyalty by adhering to strict behavioral requirements (e.g., prayers, study of the Koran, strict dress codes). The previous secular government did not have this advantage. Their leadership was rife with corruption and it was nearly impossible for the central government to control local officials who preyed on their local populations with excessive taxation and demands of bribes for services. When the Taliban rolled into a town, it was not surprising that the local population put up little resistance.

    Many of the extreme religious codes that the Taliban impose on the population writ large may not be universally popular, although it is difficult to take opinion surveys in this environment. Nonetheless, it is not a long stretch to think that the strict and predictable implementation of Sharia law is preferable to the arbitrary, despotic rule that Afghanis has had over the past two decades.

    None of this is meant to diminish the difficulties still facing Afghanistan. I am not an apologist for the incoming Taliban regime and it is well-nigh impossible that they will institute a classically liberal government with broad-based civil rights that I ideally prefer. Rather, I only offer an explanation for why the Taliban have been able to overrun the country in short order; they represent a disciplined and tolerably trustworthy governing option relative to the corrupt regime that only existed with the help of US troops guaranteeing their power. The future remains uncertain for Afghanis, but the Taliban may be delivering social scientists important lessons in how rebel groups win power, how effective governance may displace corrupt regimes, and why religion still remains important in the 21st century.”

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    • The Afghans are not a united country. It is simply a region draw on a map by the Poms a hundred odd years ago. They are divided by language, tribe etc.

      The ONLY unifying feature is Islam.

      The West needs to get this simple fact into their arrogant heads.

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      • Too right kea, afghanistan is a land mass occupied by several hundred tribes that semi tolerate each other and co exist.
        I dont think the taliban will make their lives any better or worse then what theyve had over the last 100 odd years, everyones had a crack at them and the afghani ppl are still there. If they havent been conquered by now then they never will.

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  37. Sydney in lockdown until the end of September.
    Fuck that will make the aussie mad.

    in a minute
    Bloomfield’s advice to Cabinet was the nationwide lockdown be extended through to Tuesday next week and that Auckland and potentially Coromandel be extended beyond that.

    a few seconds ago
    “We want the whole country on high alert right now,” Ardern said.

    Back to the North Shore man who was hospitalised, Bloomfield said when he presented to hospital in the very early hours of Tuesday last week, his symptoms weren’t Covid-symptoms. He was assessed surgically and cared for in the acute surgery unit.

    He wasn’t tested for Covid in hospital.

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  38. 🚫NZDSOS WEBSITE DOWN

    With media reports out in the last hour that Dr Matt Shelton is under investigation by the Medical Council for his stance on vaccination & being willing to inform patients of his position, is it a coincidence that the NZ Doctor’s Speaking out with Science website has gone down in the last hour also?

    Dr Shelton’s text message to patients is being reported to have included this:

    “Hi —, your GP Dr Matt here. I cannot in conscience support of Covid vaccination of particularly, children, and pregnant and fertile women, from my assessment of current risks and benefits.”

    https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/126132158/wellington-doctors-antivaccination-text-message-to-patients-being-taken-very-seriously-by-medical-council

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  39. Just been reading about all the vaccine “passports” etc. in France and Italy. I hope the guy who invented the QR Code ( Jovan Pulitzer who also helping out with the audits in the US) gets a royalty for it’s use. If s, he will be laughing all the way to the bank at the moment

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  40. The site seems to come and go bn. I get a message saying resource limit reached.
    Lets hop it is because Stuff mentioned the site in their hit piece on Matt that is is being overwhelmed by all the new people trying to log in.

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  41. Holy shit. Just heard HDPA interviewing Hipkins. The hospitals are so short-staffed, that they’re calling in staff who are self-isolating, because they live with people who have been in places of interest. How fucked up is that? Into hospitals? Are these people fucking morons? Did St Ash sign that off?
    And this staff shortage is BEFORE anyone goes to hospital with covid. We’re doomed.

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  42. From Sue Grey ( I used to date her )

    WIN FOR NZ WITH THE HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION
    Please find below the reply we received this morning from the NZ Human Right Commission.
    They basically validate our position on informed consent, human rights and the freedom to choose regarding the injection.
    “COVID-19 vaccine is voluntary and vaccines may not be forcibly administered”
    Therefore any coercion either by threat to employment, social status, freedom of movement, freedom to do business ect… is a breach.
    They encourage individuals who feels that their rights are breached to complain to the HDC or the NZ Human Rights Commission.

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  43. I wonder what the long-term psychological effects of the “lockdown mentality” will be on the children?

    – Retarded facial recognition (on account of the masks)
    – Heightened risk-aversion?
    – Heightened risk-taking?
    – A greater willingness to inform on one’s peers?
    – A desire for strong, authoritarian leadership?
    – A rejection of strong, authoritarian leadership?

    It may take years, but the effects of such government policies and measures will leave their mark. Not all wounds are visible. Some of the greatest scars cannot be seen.

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  44. Queenstown airport has been going gangbusters today moving refugees back to Auckland meanwhile Kabul airport is going even more gangbusters.
    Currently I am tracking 3 USAF and 1 RAF Globemaster III and a SpanishAF Airbus 400. No sign of our old Hercules as yet.

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  45. More from Sue G
    An important message…
    NZDSOS want to spread the word now amongst those who seem very good at opposing government narrative that we have yesterday sent a list to the government – jacinda chris ashley medsafe mcnz – of the 100 confirmed post jab deaths we have collated to date so they can no longer ignore what they are lying about. we have many more deaths still to write up with 2 per day coming in on average. plus hundreds of injuries eg strokes heart attacks ling clots etc. Please spread far and wide.

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    • Copied from BFD.
      Believe me: I am no conspiracy theorist, but I find coincidences interesting, fascinating in fact. Look at these examples for instance: i) a new amendment under the COVID-19 Public Health Response Act 2020 increasing the powers of “enforcement officers”

      “21. Power to give directions
      An enforcement officer who has reasonable grounds to believe that a person is contravening or likely to contravene a COVID-19 order may—
      (a) direct that person to stop any activity that is contravening or likely to contravene the order:
      (b) direct that person to take any action to prevent or limit the extent of the person’s non-compliance.
      Aand ii) A simultaneous increase in the penalties for “non-compliance”:

      “26. Offences relating to compliance with orders
      (1) A person commits an offence if the person intentionally fails to comply with a COVID-19 order.
      (2) A person who commits an offence against subsection (1) is liable on conviction to—
      (a) imprisonment for a term not exceeding 6 months; or
      (b) a fine not exceeding $4,000.”
      Signed off on August 6th, a Friday – Hiroshima Day actually – why? We had Covid under control, did Ardern & Co know a bombshell was coming with a long, strict, lockdown inevitable?

      Then: Monday, August 9th (boy; some people must have had no weekend!) – Nagasaki Day actually – and exactly a week before announcement of “the new community case” there’s a flurry of new “orders”:

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    • Who sold their soul for security?
      Why did they want to go to the prison of safety?
      The guards are ready to enforce “cancel culture” & censorship.
      Many strive to achieve prison kapo positions.

      Pinky, that is called getting their ducks in a row, like that Commandant dealing out death in his Internment camp. to see how many that one bullet would take out.

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