One of the things that gets me is her comment that "she fears for the future of this country." She doesn't get that 60% or so of New Zealanders fear for the future of NZ, and that is why they voted Labour &/or Green.
Not sure what Anglican Church you last went to, but they do kneel. However, there would be very few you would see holding their hands together like that. I'm still flabergasted (but shouldn't be really I suppose) at the sheer cynicism of her act in front ...
Nash's quote sounds a great justification for a capital gains tax
I seem to recall that in the early days of debate about legalisation especially in regard to medicinal cannabis that Grey Power (or a significant part of them) were strongly in favour, so this may have something to do with NZF's attitude.
The other odd thing about this, is that his wife was with him at the rugby, so what happened to her while he went off to have a beer with the boys?
Lest we forget - finally watched "Beneath the Shroud" last night. This was a sobering reminder of the extent that our so called public servants (especially politicians and the surveillance agencies) go to when supposedly protecting our best interests. ...
The policy was a goner when even the editorial writers in the provincial newspapers (e.g. Taranaki Daily News) wrote against it.