Open Forum – Friday

24  May 2019

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  2. Patzcuaro

     /  24th May 2019

    The ANZ Bank has been put in the naughty corner by the Reserve Bank for not correctly calculating the amount of capital it was needed to hold to cover its lending risk. The big 4 Australian banks were allowed to self regulate but it appears that the ANZ under stated its risk profile and must now use the Reserve Bank formula like all the smaller banks.

    https://thespinoff.co.nz/business/23-05-2019/anzs-local-bosses-must-front-up-to-embarrassing-aussie-mistake/

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  3. Corky

     /  24th May 2019

    What a balls up the Destiny Church political party launch was. I think the good bishop was sniffing the political air and thought it’s now or never. They were ill prepared. incoherent, and inviting the media into their inner sanctum wasn’t a good idea, especially with stuffed animals proudly displayed around the room.

    That said, what a wanker Seven Sharp presenter Jeremy Wells was. He greeted the Tamaki’s with ”peace be upon you.” He then used a phone app to make caricature images of the Tamakis. No doubt Wells was entertaining his snowflake audience who would have been wetting their pants.

    But again, the Tamaki’s can only blame themselves for allowing people like Wells in.

    Given the volatility of politics around the world, the Tamakis may have the last laugh. But I doubt it will be because their party gains the conservative Christian vote.

    https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news/new-zealand/brian-tamaki-and-wife-hannah-launch-coalition-new-zealand-political-party-auckland-event

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    • Gezza

       /  24th May 2019

      I’m not sure what sort of audience Jeremy Wells even has. I gave up watching Seven Sharp long ago. It’s hard to imagine more banal drivel than what’s on that show.

      But even Katie Hopkins couldn’t ignore how woeful a launch that shambles was and what complete mumbling idiots both The Bish & Hannah Tamaki made of themselves. I tried to imagine Hannah, as the supposed leader of this party, fronting & answering questions on any policy they do come up with & it’s an excruciatingly embarrassing picture.

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  4. lurcher1948

     /  24th May 2019

    The destiny church and the National party a match made in heaven,both scamming and pulling the wool over New Zealand’s eyes since forever

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    • Corky

       /  24th May 2019

      Everyone has free choice, Lurchy. If you get scammed, that’s ultimately your fault; not the scammers. Everyone has been scammed one way or another. It’s up to us to learn from our experiences. For example, I have learnt the word of a Lefty is worth shite. So when I hear them talking about things, not matter how serious, I just take it with a grain of salt.

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  5. Corky

     /  24th May 2019

    Damn, Magic Radio is where it’s at. Goodbye Mikey..and you too, Kerre. Magic reminds me of the olden days of Radio Pacific, when talkback was rough and feral..not like the corporate bs we have now.

    I will be suggesting to them they rope in John Banks and resurrect his talkback show so he can deal with the Maoris again. I’m sure John misses all those death threats and promises of violence aimed at him. I mean who would care..he’s just some old white male with too much
    money who had his life stuff up by Dotcom.

    Meanwhile we continue on our way to a two tier political system with special privileges for Maori. This is the last step before Maori gain complete control ( in reality) of many beaches around Aotearoa. I think we can thank Chris Finlayson for that.

    https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news/new-zealand/second-largest-iwi-track-become-first-secure-customary-marine-title-v1

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    • lurcher1948

       /  24th May 2019

      Turned right white supremacist full on Corkymikey will miss you NOT

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      • CORK

         /  24th May 2019

        Mikey is yesterdays news…he will have to live with that.

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      • Corky

         /  24th May 2019

        Mikey is yesterdays chip wrapper. I have moved on to where real people with common sense commune with each other. Live with that, Lurchy. Oh, and send my regards to Mikey.

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      • Corky

         /  24th May 2019

        I think that about covers it.

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        • Kitty Catkin

           /  24th May 2019

          You might, I doubt if anyone else will think so.

          Thank goodness the fawning over Mike H will end; it was nauseating.

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    • duperez

       /  24th May 2019

      Parts of John Banks’ life might have been stuffed up. Some of those could have been because his relationship with Dotcom soured. Was that all down to Dotcom? To say he had his life stuffed up by Dotcom is a helicopter ride too far.

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  6. lurcher1948

     /  24th May 2019

    Corky you do know the Govt are recording names of the rightwing feral who communicate with Peter William and sean plunket,just saying

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    • Corky

       /  24th May 2019

      It happened way before that, Lurchy. These blogs go through the ”mincer” each day.. Changing your IP, going through Tor or feeling safe because you have no DNS leak isn’t going to save you, my man.

      Put your suspenders on and quietly draw back the curtain..see that van with tinted windows and bad paint work? That van is probably worth 3 grand..but the equipment inside is worth half a mill.

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