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Daily Review 04/04/2016

Written By: - Date published: 6:00 pm, April 4th, 2016 - 17 comments
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17 comments on “Daily Review 04/04/2016 ”

  1. joe90 1

    Here’s what Mossack Fonseca is telling its clients – apparently the transfer of 2.6 TB of data was an email server breach.



  2. BM 2

    That doesn’t mean that the rivers weren’t polluted when Andrew was a kid, he was just ignorant to that fact.

    Probably goes a long way in explaining some of the nonsense he comes up with.
    Kids, learn from Andrew’s mistake, ignorance is no excuse.

  3. ianmac 3

    We swam in South Canterbury rivers decades ago and there was not a whisper of risk from pollution unless it was near a town sewage or near an abattoir. These pollutions have largely been corrected to be replaced with a profit driven rubbish.

    • BM 3.1

      Hamilton people can actually swim in the waikato river now, that was not possible 40 years ago because of all the pollution.

      • joe90 3.1.1

        Really, because I spent summers diving off the Fairfield bridge and don’t recall anything particularly unpleasant about the water.

        • BM

          It was full of shit and farm waste.
          Big efforts were started back in the mid 1970’s to clean up the waikato river.

          You could still swim in it , I did in the 1980’s, it just wasn’t recommended.

          I should have added the word safely to my initial post.

          • Trey

            Not as full of shit as you are

          • weka

            “I should have added the word safely to my initial post.”

            Lolz, and you’re criticising Little for using one word out of place. Another politically stupid comment, you just don’t have what it takes.

      • Stuart Munro 3.1.2

        A bunch of south Canterbury rivers aren’t even paddle-able, much less wadable now. Not enough water.

  4. Draco T Bastard 4

    PFI deals will cost taxpayers £209bn over next 35 years

    PFIs were developed by the Conservative Party in the early 1990s but since both Labour and Conservative governments have signed up to the deals.

    To date more than £97bn has already been paid in unitary charges on contracts going back to 1992.

    By the time the PFI contracts have all been paid off – in 2049/50 – they will have cost £307bn in total, according to new figures released by the Treasury last month. This is more than five times the £57bn the assets are actually worth.

    Wonder how much more the Private Public Partnership model is costing us.

  5. NZJester 5

    So what do you think abut the fact our countries nice tax haven laws have been used to hide the transactions and ill gotten money of child rapists/child sex slave traffickers and those breaking trade embargoes by selling goods to governments using them to committing war crimes?

    The National Government has basically been helping the worst of the worst launder money!

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