23 April 2014

Shane Jones' head not in that space

The articulate & at times colorful & scornful SHANE JONES has surprised the Labour Party that he is to depart for new horizons .. 

21 April 2014

Causal effects of mining

A legal ballet examining whether a 'deposit of de-ored' sand into the CMA requires a resource consent involved comparing it to facecal matter (from mussel farms) which migrates a significant distance before being deposited & is clearly not within the control of the operator between the 'point of release' & the 'point of deposit'.  Appropriate parallel one might agree.

19 April 2014

te kingitanga author of its own demise

Last week's explosive self-inflicted personal harming by the totally dysfunctional kingitanga movement resembles that of a Greek tragedy.

18 April 2014

TTR: Withdraw - go home & count your money

Mrs Jean Kahui & Mrs Piki Parker (of Wellingto) travelled to Hamilton so they could put their case seeking to protect, with passion, knowledge & love of their rohe moana.  

16 April 2014

Kohanga media ban vindictive & suspicious

Utu is not about vengenance. It is about balance. And the people that straddle both sides of the kohanga reo board & its TPO charitable trust really do need to balance the books.

15 April 2014

Who would have thought this?

There's an old adage .. that charity begins at home .. but looking @ these zero declarations .. it is obvious the value beneficiaries of this so-called 'charitable trust' will receive .. did all iwi of aotearoa consent to this?

14 April 2014

Maori TV ban petty & silly

So the person who now claims he did not want to be 'maori king' has used his pretend 'role' to justify banning journalists of NZs most popular TV program - 'Native Affairs' from a press conference. His ludicrous & petty silliness has now concentrated the nation's focus on how te kohanga reo trust manages the $90-odd-million it is paid. The 64,000 question has arisen - what is there to hide?