Showing posts from November 14, 2019

Take a Bow Labour

Speaking about crisis, how about this one in the Coalition? Finally Labour have had enough of having the piss taken and have acted with some belated dignity and honour. On 7 November, government ministers met to consider the application. A spokesperson for Mr Jones said the minister was at the meeting but left the room for that agenda item and the decision to reject the bid was made by Labour ministers Grant Robertson, Phil Twyford and David Parker. Did this event coincide with Shane Jones acting as if he was under man o pause and turning completely rogue? Full (belated) credit to Ministers Robertson, Twyford and Parker where it is due. This story is astonishing as much as it is disturbing considering this billion tree growth fund for planting everywhere was the price of the coalition negotiations with Labour. Every politically motivated and connected Tangata Whenua in New Zealand appears to have a hand in some pie in carbon credits and trees currently. A bit like