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  • #1725847
    gabyone
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    gabyone

    Mommabear : I can see hypocrisy on both sides. Funny that you only seem to criticise the current govt. Are there different rules for your chosen ones ???

    Gabyone Auckland region

    #1725848
    huiatahi
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    huiatahi

    I think most countries deport overstayers.  Im casting my mind back many years and wasn’t it that great???  Nat Leader Muldoon that had a blitz on overstayers with the dawn raids?  Reds under the beds?

    huiatahi

    #1725908
    gabyone
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    gabyone

    Ah yes, I remember that.

     

     

    Gabyone Auckland region

    #1725942
    Hero42
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    Member since: July 18, 2008
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    Hero42

    Without knowing why NZ deported people we cannot compare them with the reasons the Aussies are deporting people so this is a bit of a pointless exercise.

    Does anyone have a detailed breakdown of the deportation reasons?

    Without it it is just making assumptions, probably for political gain, rather than reporting the facts.

    Cheers 🙂

    #1725943
    Hero42
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    Hero42

    Mommabear
    Not sure why you reference the plane breakdown as I read about that in the mainstream media.

    Nothing hidden. In fact they reminded us that the same planes broke down on John Key on his way to India.

    The two Boeing 757s were purchased second-hand from Dutch airline Transavia in 2003, at a cost of $104 million.

    Another $117 million was spent on modifying the aircraft, including installing a large new cargo door, stronger flooring, new cockpit computers, navigation and communication systems, and modifying their engines to improve performance.

    Unfortunately due to the way the planes were purchased we are stuck with them for a few years yet.

    The planes will be replaced. The Government’s defence white paper produced by National in June said the 757s would not be replaced until the early 2020s.

    At the time both Key and Finance Minister Bill English downplayed any move to speed up the replacement process, with English, ever mindful of the purse strings, saying they should “run for their economic life”.

    Cheers 🙂

    #1726218
    Anonymous
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    Anonymous

    PM Ardern says  Government will not intervene in the Ihumātao stoush as it is not its place to get involved in the saga.
    So how come Government employees (police) have a sizeable presence there?

    Green Party co-leader Marama Davidson has vowed to continue pressing Ministers on the issue, so once again another instance that the government is involved.

    #1726225
    Anonymous
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    Anonymous

    Hero42 “Not sure why you reference the plane breakdown as I read about that in the mainstream media.”

    I’ve just had another look at the Grownups posting rules and can’t see one that says you and everyone else except me can post excerpts from mainstream media stories.

    #1726226
    huiatahi
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    huiatahi

    Perhaps the police were there because they are employed to keep the peace in case of any confrontation on either side….of course you wouldn’t think of that would you mommabear..

    huiatahi

    #1726272
    doogie
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    doogie

    WOLLY OF THE WEEK ; JAMES SHAW wih this uneducated comment. ” The dairy industry should move away from burning gas and coal to the use of electricity”

    #1726310
    Hero42
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    Hero42

    Is he referring to Fonterra and other milk processors and their plans to switch their power generation at their plants when drying milk to produce milk powder?

    https://www.newsroom.co.nz/2018/07/11/149629/why-electricity-will-replace-coal-in-dairy-plants

    https://www.stuff.co.nz/business/113599336/fonterra-burning-coal-to-dry-milk-insane-and-must-stop-says-british-energy-expert

    Cheers 🙂

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