I think we,ll get to the stage where we are ready to try almost anything. [As long as its not practical. The powers that be are not those sort of people].
Sorry! I should have been clearer. I,m talking about the Christchurch International Airport Company,s attempt to build another international airport in Central Otago. I see the historical link to royal charters
Where does this fit into common law ? A publicly owned [75% Ch Ch Council 25% Govt] private company makes a hostile takeover bid for a rural town [Taras] to build an environmentally defunct airport [seemingly financed by the taxpayers]. I stretch things a ...
We live in the "roaring 40,s"
How to disadyantage New Zealanders.
Good on you Bill, Tricky times. What is the greater good ? Public health or the Economy ?
Me thinks the key word there isn,t 'care', it,s 'spin'.
OH Ad, Going on my experiences in the third world many years ago I,m inclined to think you just came across the real world. You and I are blessed. The third world IS the real world for most people
"What can you see?' 'Transmission Gully'. "Have they finished it yet?'
Only double ? Thats not nearly enough !
ALL countries matter
Oh for the 'security' of a mortgage
Its a long time since I belonged to one too. Most of my employment being as a contractor but the need for unions has never escaped me. Try reading 'The Plimsoll Sensation by Nicolette Jones and understand the millitance [since subsided] of the Seamans ...
Unions. The people who brought us weekends.
But we,ve got covid!!
And a few psycopathetic capitalists became extremely rich
But the best effort ever at making a dent in a deeply entrenched and destructive global system.More power to their arm. I,ll watch the movie.
The most effective response to climate change that I have seen (ever) is the Rodger Hallam, Gail Bradbrook, George Monboit, Extinction Rebellion Movement in the U.K. Google any of those 4 names on youtube and get an idea of the size and reach of this fast ...
Perhaps she should go and live in Miami and help push their disasters along!
Was aboard the Govt. research vessel 'Tangaroa' last year. According to the Mate they don,t do fishing industries research. "They do their own." Privately my eyes rolled. [changed user name to the approved version]
Thanks Anker. That could almost be my post also. I use The Standard to help me thread a path through competing news media and opinion in order to form my own views about what is actually going on. Its a valuable resource to me. Regards, Keith [changed user...
And I would say that 0.00005% of Maori find a tie relevant and class this as an appropriate and colourful "up yours" towards a Speaker of the House with an 1840,s sense of reality. Regards, Keith
Oh No, now we have to rerig the system !!
I believe that Nanaia was interviewed on Aljezzera. Can anyone provide a link to that ? Regards, Keith
The clash between the laws of Physics (fixed) and the seemingly more powerful laws of commerce (ever manipulated) is not much recognised. It seems to me that the laws of ..natural systems should be taught as a foundation subject at university. I have never...
It is important to understand that defending all of society is a greater good than mourning a single family member.
Invercargill to Marsden point. An excellent and economical starting point.
The new normal should include an enhanced manufacturing industry, a recycling industry, green energy and all the things that go to build a more viable economy and society.And of course a large dose of domestic tourism.