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If We All "Identify" As Maori We Can Solve Health "Systemic Racism"!

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 This is quite extraordinary Yes I will highlight this: Where people identify with more than one group, they are assigned in this order of priority: Māori, Pacific Peoples, Asian, and European/Other. So, if a person identifies as being Māori and New Zealand European, the person is counted as Māori. See Ethnicity Data Protocols for further information. Why? Why do Maori get a credit FIRST in line for every shit social statistic? To get to the pity and blame party first of course! Systemic racism does not exist. It is a lazy term doled out when there is no racism at all, just a lack of individual responsibility for outcomes by a certain group in the community. Amazingly all races with individual wealth from hard work and reward and/or those capable of exercising personal responsibility seem never to suffer it at all. Why is there an order of priority that means Maori are always first in line when the result of procreation with European, "Pacific Peoples", "Asian" or

Jodi McKay Exits In A Blubberfest of Disgrace

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After a completely unbelievable run of utter hopelessness, NSW Labor Leader Jodi McKay proved to be a completely weak mealy-mouthed disgrace of a woman by blubbing right through her exit presser.   Women have a hard time as it is in politics (or business) but to blub publicly over losing just a job, is beyond the pale.  It sets back the gender years and makes men (and other women) think twice then three times about elevating another woman into slots in politics (or business) that require toughness and accountability. Take a cup of concrete FFS.  You were in charge of fighting a by-election where the previous member had to resign as he is alleged to have raped a hooker.   That is right did I mention, raping a hooker.    McKay earlier in the week dropped this clanger, admitting she was not as popular as her opponent, then refusing to admit the only currency in politics that matters - popularity, was important. Ms McKay admitted she knew she was "not as popular as (Premier) Gladys Be

Get The Popcorn Out For Scomo's Visit

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  Wonder if Australia will respond to an inevitable lecture about 501's by sending back two plane loads the following week? The visit, set to begin Sunday 30 May, was announced after a Cabinet meeting in New Zealand this afternoon. Speaking to media after the meeting, Ardern said Morrison would be in the country for the annual Australia-New Zealand Leaders' Meeting, with the formal talks to be held on Monday. Ardern and Morrison will also be going to Highlanders vs Melbourne Rebels rugby game in Queenstown on the Sunday afternoon; would meet with Australian and New Zealand business, tourism, and community leaders; and would lay a wreath at the Arrowtown War Memorial. 60 Minutes seem to be sending a message with Scomo for the Sunday.

How Bad Is The Health Ministry Really?

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It has taken ONE week for them to convene an emergency crisis meeting over the Waikato DHB hack? The DHB's IT system crashed last Tuesday after a sophisticated cyber attack left staff at Waikato, Thames, Taumarunui, Tokoroa and Te Kuiti hospitals reverting back to manual processes to run its services. On Monday night people claiming to be the hackers contacted media outlets saying they had given the Waikato DHB one more day to respond. The group claiming responsibility for the attack claimed it had accessed confidential patient notes, staff details and financial information. Really? Last week there were astonishing claims from officials downplaying the possibility that private data had been taken. How much cash is being spent on IT geniuses to keep something as private as patient data in hospitals?  To keep IT systems going? "The crisis response to the ransomware attack on the Waikato DHB has been stepped up . The Ministry of Health is increasing its resourcing of the dedicate

China Now Just Playing Word Soup With Nanaia

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Never let it be said that the Chinese do not have a sense of humour that they diplomatically can get away with because of the excuses of being lost in translation. “We hope New Zealand can carry forward the spirit of ‘striving to be the first’ and the principle of mutual respect and equal treatment, work with China towards the same direction, make the pie of co-operation bigger, rise above external distractions, and jointly advance China-New Zealand comprehensive strategic partnership,” he said. This statement is a standard response the Chinese have.  As I have previously blogged when the words "spirit" "co-operation" and "mutual respect" in any order are used by our Chinese friends in business it is a direct threat that if you do not do what we want then you are going face first over the edge of a table. I have however in almost 15 years working in and around Asia never heard the words "pie of co-operation" used before. Snigger. China 1 Mahuta

The Food Chain Cannot Be Messed With - Australia Now Needs Its Cats

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I am a cat person, never cared much for dogs and I have sensible, yet highly unpopular opinions on dog ownership.  Dogs are for farms and people with land for the dog to move around on.  Years living in Hong Kong taught me that there is nothing more selfish than owning anything other than a dog the size of a cat when you have an apartment or a very small dog with any inner city property that has small backyard confines.  Dogs are meant to run around and exercise.  Modern day dog ownership has become an exercise in human vanity where it has become more one of keeping the owner company than about the dog.  The anti-cat brigade around the world in the meantime have caused the cull of many feral cats which in turn has caused mice to run rampant.  NSW being the latest to suffer such indignity. The plague of mice attacking parts of Australia is turning into a horror story, with the rodents threatening to invade Sydney, reports of the vermin eating their own, and the farming industry being th

Maori Extremist Claims Debt Now Racist

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  If you ever wish to read a more batshit crazy piss-take ever published in Stuff, boy do I have a winner for you.  Maori are now claiming debt is racist and it is all the colonisers fault. Read this slowly. It would be amusing if I did not think this person took herself seriously.  I cannot even start to break-down what she has spewed out here as the whole opinion piece is illiterate dribble.  Quelle surprise she is a contributor to The Spinoff. Jade Kake is an architectural designer, writer, and housing advocate based in Whangārei. Of Māori and Dutch descent, her tribal affiliations are Ngāpuhi, Te Whakatōhea and Te Arawa. That explains everything then. Must be her Dutch descent. If debt is a colonial construct, then perhaps Maori need to set-up their own banks/lending institutions to provide cash to their own people? This ground-breaking idea has never taken off as the many, many intelligent and educated Maori in charge of the nuts and bolts of distributing their own Iwi cash, when

2017 New Zealander Of The Year Not Wasting His Mid-Life Crisis

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Attaboy Taika living your best life!  All night partying with 20 and 30 year olds is not easy at our age. Not content with shagging Rita Ora, it appears very likely Taika has added a bit of a three-way with the help to his repertoire.   Rita is known for being equal opportunity. But Taika, Taika, Taika......what on earth be this crime against Champagne?  If that bottle of heavenly Ruinart Blanc de Blancs has been used to fuel those mimosas, the shame is real......

Gold Medal For Navigating The HR Department

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Long-time readers of my blog(s) will know I am no fan of the HR department.  I consider it the single greatest waste of space in any organisation and a work scheme for women with personality deficiencies so large that they would be unemployable in any position of power where it was not compulsory to have the division. So when I read examples of people who have navigated their HR department with aplomb, I celebrate this with some awe.  Especially in the day of the #metoo movement moreso that you are working in media. Martin Devlin has to be the Gold medal winner in this regard. I enjoy his sports commentary, he is very knowledgable and extremely entertaining.  I will not stop listening to him just because he is a walking clusterfuck.  Plenty of listeners and sponsors must agree with me because how the hell has he a) got and then b) kept his job?   The rap sheet follows: 1. Devlin threw a punch at a young journalist in the NZME newsroom - a large, open-plan office shared by staff from ta

Will There Actually Be Any Sex In The City?

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Good grief.  This happened today.  I am more triggered about it than anything in the Bludget. Sex And The City, one of the best TV shows in the history of the world has gone irretrievably woke.   I thought the original had enough diversity. There was a ginger, a shagger, a blonde and a goodie two shoes.  There were sleazy men, nice men. There were plenty of gay male storylines, fashion, horses, weddings, cocktails and one of the hottest actors of his generation in the very black, Blair Underwood. BUT NO this in 2021 is not enough. The three remaining characters possibly all going through menopause by now is not enough. They have to completely fuck the show with a rubber rabbit. We have to pretend that this character would ever be accepted into the circle of four. Ramirez will play Che Diaz, whom a press release described as “a nonbinary, queer stand-up comedian who hosts a podcast on which Carrie Bradshaw is regularly featured.” Che — who, like Ramirez, uses gender-neutral pronouns — w

No Point To Vaccination If Borders Are Not Open

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As I sit here waiting for the world to get out from under its duvet I often have meaningless discussions with friends about whether to get vaccinated from the Chinaflu. They are meaningless as the vaccine is nowhere in sight for most of us.  This is what is holding up the New Zealand roll out.  Well that and general incompetency, but the physical vaccines are not in the country. For those of us who have looked after our own health, are not representing our country at sport, were not born near a World War or have any underlying conditions, we have been chucked to the back of the queue and told to wait and fend for ourselves.   Do not travel, wait 14 days in a hotel room, stay safe.  On one hand governments have told us to sit still for our own good then tried to scare us with - you may get Covid and die, fit healthy people can still get it.   On the other hand , no you are actually so strong you do not need to have your vaccine first.  Wait behind old people and others who are weaker w

If It Walks Like A Duck, Quacks Like a Duck, It is Not a Peacock

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The Maori Party are convinced that everything they do not like in New Zealand is racist.  Their political brand relies on it.  The latest is that because you are not indigenous (what is that anyway?), you cannot even comment on indigenous rights.  This would give them the monopoly on all debate.  They are really playing in a sandpit at the "boy who cried wolf" school currently.  Being called racist by these two scribbled, intimidatory, mindless thugs, has become a badge of honour. Forget Tokyo, the Maori Party are running their own Olympics this year.  It may be called the Special Oppression Olympics, but right now they are frontrunners to fill the entire podium. The largest players of the race card we have seen in recent years are now just behaving like boarish, dancing and prancing sneaker wearing oafs in the House.  It is a shame Winston Peters is not around to put them back in the jewellery box where they belong. John Tamihere made me smug last week in compiling this vile

Ardern Wedding Guests Set To Mingle With Gangsters

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Good news. Jacinda Ardern has drip-fed more wedding details, how exciting.  The event will be held in Gisborne over summer and promises to be the social event of the year. There is a large issue with the venue however. The accommodation of course is limited because of this. Gisborne has experienced rapid population growth since the turn of the millennium. As of June last year, there were about 320 whānau living in insecure housing, such as the streets, cars, garages, or tents. The social housing waiting list is the second highest per capita in the country, growing from 59 to 555 over the past five years. Sometimes the motels are so full with people in emergency accommodation, it's tough for out-of-towners to find a place to stay. Look for a promise and announcement soon of increased funding for emergency housing in Gisborne then!

Forget He Puapua - Your Aotearoa Is About To Be Governed By NSW

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Forget He Puapua for a moment, the first real loss of sovereignty for "Aotearoa" New Zealand will not be to radical Maori extremists parading under the guise of academia, it will be its cornerstone Covid strategy currently governing the Nation. In one weekend Gladys Berejiklian displayed why her polar opposite Jacinda Ardern did not wish to cede sovereignty to Australia until the very very last minute as has happened in the “transtasman bubble”.  It is also why her political opponents have pressed so hard for the bubble to be opened.  New Zealand will be governed primarily by more sensible strategy. Gladys and Jacinda only have one thing in common.   They find men below their league dangerously attractive. Gladys is an understated woman of substance. Jacinda is an overhyped woman of style over substance. I wouldn’t say Gladys is particularly right wing. I would deem her a mild centrist on the political spectrum.  She is for example no Ruth Richardson. Gladys stands almost c

Te Tiriti And The Turtle

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No story I have ever seen better represents the madness of pandering to Maori by virtue of wokeness in New Zealand than this. Based on responses to several Official Information Act requests, plus earlier media reports, the Taxpayers' Union can set out the timeline: In March 2019, a dead leatherback turtle is found on the shore in Banks Peninsula. He is never named though he is known at the Taxpayers' Union as Michelangelo. DOC advises Te Papa that the local Banks Peninsula marae, Koukourārata, has provided approval for Te Papa to receive turtle. A DOC ranger uses a tractor to transfer the turtle to the back of his ute, then commissions a truck belonging to a pet food company to keep the turtle chilled. The ranger warns that transporting the turtle to Wellington will be a "logistical nightmare". The ranger's wage costs are $200. The turtle is collected by Te Papa from the Department of Conservation office in Christchurch and driven up to Wellington in Te Papa’s Toy

The Mis-representation of Hong Kong Continues - Stuff Fake News

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  Really? New Zealanders in Hong Kong are packing up their lives and heading home, driven by concerns about ongoing restrictions on speech, political activities and the city’s residents - as well as Covid-19. Lucy Craymer reports. Really? Blabla.........Craymer then finds examples of two families that would have left Hong Kong anyway.  The society estimates there are around 30,000 New Zealand citizens or residents living in the city. The estimate is based on the number of Australians living in the city who, unlike New Zealanders, have to register. The Consulate-General says there are 3000 New Zealanders resident there “and considerably more when including dual nationals on New Zealand passports”. Right, this doesn't make any sense.  3,000 I would accept but 30,000 hell no.  Australians? Maybe. “It wasn’t safe,” she says. “It still isn’t safe. You can’t speak freely about the things that you believe in in Hong Kong anymore.” Newsflash - In Hong Kong since the handover it has never

Hang In There Jacinda! Our New Hero.

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Lucky public servants who still have jobs after $100b of money printing, are crying out in unison. The National Party.  Their response?  You are joking? Teachers, nurses and Police Officers don't even vote for National.  Their unions hate National.  These people are not going to leave their professions.  Why? There is nowhere else to go.  They are not going to leave for Australia.  Why? Because they won't.  They can get more money there right now and they are not leaving.  Covid saw a Police actually close off their recruitment as they had so many applicants. “It’s totally unacceptable that the Government has now signalled that their pay will be frozen for three years and it has had an immediate impact on pay negotiations for our police officers. Only it is not really.  It is just freezing the bands in their pay.  As they progress and are promoted they get pay rises.  It is disingenuous to call this really a freeze if they are moving up the pay scales as these workers will be w

Hell HAS Frozen Over - Public Sector's Turn To Share The Suffering

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Unbelievable, yes this is a headline in New Zealand.  Public Service Minister Chris Hipkins said any increases would be targeted to lower-paid public servants, largely those earning below $60,000, who account for about 25 per cent of the public sector. Those earning between that and $100,000 could expect increases only in "exceptional circumstances". "We want to see those on lower wages be the focus of any increases in pay. "This is about prioritising spending. The policy will also help protect jobs by taking financial pressure off the public wage bill." The PSA, which represents almost 80,000 workers, said they felt "betrayed". Rather than feeling betrayed, the PSA should be feeling lucky.   During Covid they should have all had their pay frozen and jobs slashed as $10b was printed in the insane experiment we now call Robbonomics. The private sector has been decimated in parts while the public sector stayed on the covid couch. The deification of nurs

Extremist Maori Activist Throws Race Grenade - Shocked When It Goes Off

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  Oh dear lord butter would not melt would it: She said the way National had latched on to the report, labelling it "separatist" and "segregationist", was "really disappointing" and " nothing more than pure politics ". "The very issue the leader is trying to attract attention to is a Declaration she, her Cabinet, signed up to, and now is trying to politicise for nothing more than pure politics . "I think New Zealand is at a point in politics where we have moved beyond this. The author of this report (even someone of no cynicism should see  she was awarded cash by commies years ago to start this work ) comes from an adult lifetime of extremist international political indigenous activism sponsored by the UN and the taxpayer via teaching positions. She attempts to spin that she is suddenly shocked when for the first time in her middle class colonised life, people have lined up to dare point out that what she has produced is a load of word

Getting Your "Big Girls" Pants On

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Poor Kiri Allan has been having a hard time of it lately battling cancer. In politicising this with her friends linking her story to health access and race issues, she then copped some abuse directed at her online by mainly men who should behave better even if they feel provoked.  Allan posted some of those comments, to prove presumably what we already know - people when online make rude comments. However somehow Newshub managed to draw in other groups into a piece of clickbait for our viewing pleasure.   Of course all about race, because that is what their clickbait peddles.  What followed I have trouble believing: Selah Hart, chief executive of Auckland-based Māori public health group Hāpai Te Hauora, told The Hui on Monday the poor treatment Māori women receive makes it less likely they'll go back, even if it's for something critical. Even little things like names being pronounced incorrectly can erode trust in the health system. "When you take a step back and you unde

John and Helen Cha-Ching For China

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Good to see both former PM's looking after themselves in retirement.   New Bentley for John-John and Helen-Helen .....hmmmmm.....a move from Eden Park to Central Park? Speaking of Helen, how is the Covid-19 independent review going on?   As an aside isn't this a spectacular photo of equality? Equal height.

"One Country Two Systems" - Would It Work In New Zealand As It Does For China?

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I have been thinking about this and I am not against the idea of Maori having their own systems within New Zealand.   Maori make up around 17% of New Zealanders.  A certain large percentage of Maori are actually European as well which would dilute this figure dramatically in pre-PC war times and the Maori Affairs Amendment Act.  However apparently according to Maori activists demanding the continued victimhood of their Peoples, the European part of each Maori does not contribute to any of the negative social statistics for the label "Maori".  That in itself is extremely racist to attribute only the negative statistics to Maori and not the ratbag European relatives in the family tree. Judith Collins seems to have arisen this weekend against separatism.   But why? I say it is working currently for Mainland China isn't it? Deng Xiaoping would be proud that not only has Nanaia Mahuta embraced the Dragon, but she has brought along her own Taniwha to play with it. He Puapua t