Opinion Did this some time back and was posted, updated today. I am making some guesses as to the future. I think the Greens will be gone. This is maybe, how it will look: Nats 39 - 46% on TRACK Act 16 - 18% possible after today New Zealand F 12 … Continue reading election night guess
The coming New Zealand property crisis
Opinion What's happening in New Zealand and other countries at the moment reminds me of the 70` s and 80`s. We have rising inflation and an over stimulated economy, frantic government spending a shortage of labour and goods . The usual medicine to fix inflation is to keep raising interest rates which is happing right … Continue reading The coming New Zealand property crisis
THE Right TO CHOSE.
Take up the banner Lay down the plough Gather the people and old ones too Let's take back the Tower Labour battlefield of Shame no longer willing to cover the pain A claim on the future a line in the sand A fair tomorrow for little hands A peaceful rise a Rock of Fate A … Continue reading THE Right TO CHOSE.
Opinion For many years of my life I cooked around New Zealand and one thing I learned is that you are only as good as the meal you cook today, not last week or month or two years ago. We have a prime minister in New Zealand desperate to reclaim the fame of times past. … Continue reading Fairness
The Rhythm of Life (poem)
Photo:SW The Rhythm of Life The spawn of winter Colours of fawn Fading days of summer forlorn Lingering rays over misty dale Smile of a stranger supermarket bent The smell of Bar b`s onion and sauce Raising money what ever the cause Hard working mothers and dad to boot Rugby raises for distant route The … Continue reading The Rhythm of Life (poem)
This is the problem with Māori co-governance
Heather du Plessis-Allan: This is the problem with Māori co-governance https://www.iheart.com/podcast/24837940/episode/93280629/?keyid%5B0%5D=Heather%20du%20Plessis-Allan%20Drive&keyid%5B1%5D=Heather%20du%20Plessis-Allan%3A%20This%20is%20the%20problem%20with%20M%C4%81ori%20co-governance&sc=podcast_widget I was slightly surprised to read an article in the Herald today in which Maori Development Minister Willie Jackson says Kiwis have “nothing to be scared of” when it comes to Māori co-governance of our assets. But if you’ve been following the story of Te Urewera National … Continue reading This is the problem with Māori co-governance
Three Waters – the battleground
Three Waters - The battleground Opinion: Carrying on from my last post about dignity, we come to the Three Waters battleground. We have put up what we have already posted about this issue. The proposal by National is a very simple answer to this problem, Christopher Luxon`s answer is about fixing the problems with water, … Continue reading Three Waters – the battleground
At about the same time that I realized the powerful role dignity played in resolving conflict, I also became aware of something else. Regardless of where in the world my work takes me, few people understand the true meaning of dignity, and even fewer realize the extraordinary impact it has on our lives and relationships. … Continue reading Dignity!
Do look up!
Credit Do look up! we won't forget. FROM LAST YEAR MADE SOME CHANGES AS TIMES HAVE CHANGED Opinion Well, the dust has settled to some degree after the happening of last week at Parliament. I intended to wait till the government finish their white wash of what happened, but see they are using the usual … Continue reading Do look up!
Jacinda Ardern declared war on New Zealand
The PM and her government at war with the people of New Zealand! Opinion https://rumble.com/embed/vtkecl/?pub=4 (Unedited) Police Raid Freedom Village, Wellington, NZ Wednesday. March 2, 2022 It`s so sad to watch as the police attack the protesters in Wellington. Whether you agree with them or not, there in a way representing all of us in … Continue reading Jacinda Ardern declared war on New Zealand