- #1714457paulinemMemberMember since: July 8, 2006
Replies: 797paulinem March 16, 2019 at 12:29 pm
MB only you would insist in bringing party politics into the horrible events of the terrorism in Christchurch. Even your leader tells you to drop the division between us in putting party politics aside and as a united front as we New Zealanders stand together and condemn together the terrorist action of the Australian terrorist in the killing of 49 Muslims in Christchurch.
Shame on you !!! Mommabear !!#1714459cook222MemberMember since: December 23, 2018
Replies: 27cook222 March 16, 2019 at 12:41 pm
Thought the same but decided he/she wasn’t worth bothering about#1714472don021MemberMember since: May 15, 2012
Replies: 1694don021 March 16, 2019 at 2:08 pm
I have to commend our P.M. for asserting the gunlaws will be changed, why anyone should be permitted to own an automatic, or semi automatic weapon, is beyond me, we should have learned from the American way, allow people to own terrorist weapons and terror will follow.I offer condolances to all affected by this act of terror, unbelievable in my country.#1714475mommabear70 March 16, 2019 at 3:41 pm
paulinem, it was you who brought politics into the conversation. But as is natural you complain when I do the same.
I think that Ardern’s off the hoof policy announcements “Gun laws will change” and “The government will respond swiftly” are very premature and could prejudice the outcome of investigations.
If ever there was a time for a discussion committee with real expertise, this is it. Amass the experts, gather all the information, let the inevitable inquiries run their course, and then make sound and well-considered decisions.
Over the course of several hours and still continuing, my husband and I have been praying for the victims, their families, the caregivers of many descriptions, the public of Christchurch and the shooters.
It’s not unlike the horrors of 911, Manchester, London and Paris tragedies plus many other shootings in USA.
By the way paulinem, I have but one leader, Jesus Christ Our Lord And Saviour.#1714481mommabear70 March 16, 2019 at 4:45 pm
cook222, so you managed to get in touch with Huiatahi then?#1714484kaiMemberMember since: January 4, 2008
Replies: 9276kai March 16, 2019 at 9:15 pm
Just come on here and no time to catchup on todays posts just now We have , been with Christchurch ones today , but wondered if any one has heard yet from Ocker and Joybel and others on Gups in that area ,,,
I believe some live nearby to one of the terrible shootings,, and lots of ones in those areas are traumatised..and all need help and support .
Such sadness for you all there . Please know our thoughts and support go to you all in many different ways ..
Cheers From Kai
Attachments:You must be logged in to view attached files.#1714486supergoldMemberMember since: May 9, 2009
Replies: 8727supergold March 16, 2019 at 9:50 pm
Hello Kai, I contacted Ocker and he said “Crikey Its still real scary here. My road is still blocked off turnin in to Linwood Ave. When I wanted to go to Eastgate Mall, people recon even the Mall was closed — its so sad , how can this happen.”
When asked about Joybel, he hasn’t spoken to her but said “Joybel is Ok I think — but will be locked in. She lives just a few yards away from the Linwood Mosque.”
Hope this helps to set your mind at rest a little.
Supergold-Wainuiomata (Wellington)#1714493kaiMemberMember since: January 4, 2008
Replies: 9276kai March 17, 2019 at 3:08 am
Thanks so much for that Supergold
,You are a treasure,
Cheers From Kai
Attachments:You must be logged in to view attached files.#1714498mommabear70 March 17, 2019 at 8:16 am
One would think living close to a church or mosque would be ideal and safe.
Do hope you’re ok Joybel.#1714503lilith7MemberMember since: April 9, 2017
Replies: 1921lilith7 March 17, 2019 at 11:22 am
Then you are saying that we should not interfere with any Belief that could lead to or sow the seeds to violence, I enjoy colorful and expressive cultures such as the Lantern festival or Dhauli. not ones that promote violence and intimidation in every expression.
NO. I AM saying for pity’s sake,have the intelligence & sensitivity to give it a rest just for a day or so until people have a bit of a chance to recover,especially in light of some of your past posts
I don’t think that’s too much to ask.
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