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mark. wahlberg
mark. wahlberg
Jun 04, 2022

Everything that has been happening, has been preparing us for what is going to happen next. Its a done deal and whatever "it" is, will mean nothing to the generations living in the future.


35 years ago the then Labour Government stripped small community councils of their autonomy and in the interests of "Economies of Scale" created larger regional councils and turned them into corporations. The speed of the expansion and cost of bureaucracy was breath taking.


As is happening today, back then people fought to stop the loss of control of local assets and identity but It was to no avail, it was a "Done Deal."


I look back on the past 30 years of my life in …


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ron
Jun 05, 2022
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The management approach, central vs local aspect of 3 waters is a very different matter than handing over control to Iwi, despite that centralisation is necessary for the latter to happen. The management approach in all of its potential shades I suggest is debatable, whereas handing over control/ownership to Iwi is nepotistic corruption.

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Can we get some stingers here before it arrives, or how about we just grease the tarmac a little bit, some napalm in the fire trucks, time to party.

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BAC
BAC
Jun 04, 2022

Nah, we're firing 21 guns at her!

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ron
Jun 04, 2022
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A pity it was only ceremonial blanks.

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Richard Seager
Richard Seager
Jun 04, 2022

She's not back is she?

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Why didn't she stay? Nobody here would miss her, and we'd be much better off without her.

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Pretty much sums her up.

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