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18 October 2018

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  1. lurcher1948

     /  October 18, 2018

    Duncan Garner must be in the group that wants Simon Bridges gone,this is why he has crusher on every friday.Dunan no matter how many fake polls you make up National will not let the weasel JLR win by replacing Simon

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    • PartisanZ

       /  October 18, 2018

      Crusher guarantees him an audience … however small it may be …

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  2. robertguyton

     /  October 18, 2018

    Winston chose very well, didn’t he; imagine if he’d gone with National !!!
    Choosing the Kind Party, led by the loving Jacinda was a vastly wiser choice than hooking up with the indescribably-awful Nat’s.

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    • Corky

       /  October 18, 2018

      Yep, all that’s happened is attention has momentarily been deflected from Jacinda’s failing government. The fact is, come election time, voters won’t care a stuff what National has done as long as they have a new leader. The cost of living -going up incrementally as we speak – will seal Labour’s fate. Meanwhile refugee problems loom large for the fairy princess and her dashing prince.

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      • robertguyton

         /  October 18, 2018

        “Yep, all that’s happened is…”
        Total destruction of National’s brand, their most valuable asset. Now blown to smithereens!

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        • Corky

           /  October 18, 2018

          If you say so. May your near ripe peaches have a few days of wet humid weather this year. Yep, that’s another problem for Labour.😃

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  3. lurcher1948

     /  October 18, 2018

    For once i fully agree with David Farrar re the end of JLR, he was promoted to a position not high enough in his mind re money wise and power, his wife not getting the chair so she self-destructed to…BAD GENETICS so gasp i back David Farrar
    https://www.kiwiblog.co.nz/2018/10/the_terrible_personal_cost.html

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    • Alan Wilkinson

       /  October 18, 2018

      A wake-up call for DPF that he ever trusted Ross. How many politicians are trustworthy? They are in the business of predicting and selling the future while protecting themselves from inevitable failures.

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  4. PartisanZ

     /  October 18, 2018

    Here’s one part of the antidote to ‘Constitution ALERT New Zealand – Agenda 21’ …

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  5. Gezza

     /  October 18, 2018

    As my dear departed dad would say: Christ ! You wouldn’t read about it !
    – – – – – – – – – –
    A “dangerous” man facing aggravated robbery charges made a dramatic escape from an Auckland courtroom yesterday, leaping over the dock and bolting outside to a waiting car.

    The Herald has learned Reilly Bowler was appearing in the Waitakere District Court on charges of aggravated robbery and taking a vehicle when he managed to flee.

    He was in the dock appearing before Judge Lisa Tremewan when he made a run for it just before 5pm.

    Bowler, 22, reportedly jumped over the dock and ran from the room.

    More … if you’re back up off the floor now
    https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=12144569

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  6. Gezza

     /  October 18, 2018

    A police slip-up has forced the abandonment of a murder trial in Palmerston North today.

    Halcombe man David Owen Lyttle, 53, was on trial for allegedly murdering his friend of 20 years, Brett Hall, seven years after his disappearance, despite a body never being recovered.

    Justice Simon France declared the mistrial today in the High Court at Palmerston North, after discovering police failed to submit material to the defence, Stuff reported. Further details are suppressed.
    https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=12144658

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  7. Gezza

     /  October 18, 2018

    Members of the public are being warned not to buy knock-off Mongrel Mob clothing that is currently sold on an overseas website. Chinese online retail service AliExpress is selling iron-on embroidered patches as well as ready-made knock-off Mob T-shirts for as little as NZ$16.

    The words “Mighty Mongrel Mob Aotearoa” have been printed on the new shirts along with the gang’s emblem. The counterfeit 45cm Mob patches and the new T-shirts have been purchased by buyers from New Zealand, Australia, Canada, Ireland, Denmark and the Netherlands to date.

    But members of the Mob and gang academics are urging members of the public not to buy the knock-off product, warning trouble could brew on New Zealand streets if people are seen sporting the rip-off product.

    Life member Harry Tam has said there could be serious consequences for those who are caught wearing the knock-off products. “Obviously this has never happened before but I’m sure if people do it, they’ll no doubt find out in due course what the consequences are,” he told media outlets.

    “When it comes down to it, the people purchasing these are putting themselves in jeopardy.

    “There’s certainly no mana behind the [counterfeit] patches.”

    “All I can say to them is don’t wear it. If you own one send it back to them to ask for your money back. It’s probably not a good idea to be seen with it, with something that doesn’t belong to them.”

    Police have also warned members of the public of the potential dangers of wearing the knock-off patches, saying they risk angering the gang as well as associating themselves with that kind of activity.
    More …
    https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=12144396

    No mana? WTF? Just ban the bastards.

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  8. lurcher1948

     /  October 18, 2018

    The”MOB” have been upskilled under the National reign,the,BRO rape and pillage STILL,but still NATIONAL have taught you your rights, and the Maori party are being the primitives they always were

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  9. Zedd

     /  October 18, 2018

    The 3rd reading of the ‘Education Amendment Bill’ to finally ditch ‘Charter Schools’ & ‘National Standards’ which were ideologically driven by those who appear to think, that private education is the better option & their efforts to move the education system in that direction.. just like their ideology on Private Prisons; hows that going ?

    Good riddance.. the best education system is one that benefits ALL learners, not just the wealthy & those who are thrown a few scholarships to be held up as ‘the cream of crop’.. meanwhile, sticking to the real tory agenda: cutting costs & maximising profits for their rich crony mates, who have their fingers in it !

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    • Zedd

       /  October 18, 2018

      oh dear, how sad… Natl-act opposition… “boo hoo !” 😦

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    • Alan Wilkinson

       /  October 18, 2018

      When do we get this one that benefits ALL learners, Z? Or are you just blowing hot air out your backside?

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    • PDB

       /  October 18, 2018

      Zedd: “the best education system is one that benefits ALL learners, not just the wealthy”

      Usual uninformed comment from you – partnership schools was predominantly helping those that had already failed in the public school system, most of those students from poorer areas. ‘National standards’ had nothing to do with moving people towards private education.

      Next you’ll be going to real depths of idiocy by claiming cannabis definitely cures cancer………hold on! you already have!

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  10. lurcher1948

     /  October 18, 2018

    Corky,4 days of agility in Fielding this weekend and no i will not abuse RED,DOG AGILITY a mans sport

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