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    Re: Is this the end of 'free' press in NZ?

    Then we really are in trouble - on both counts

    :lol::lol:
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    Re: Is this the end of 'free' press in NZ?

    Firstly, I don't really think Kiwi Keith should be lumped in with those others. However, that's not the point.

    You make the point "The press are free to print what they like just as we are free...
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    Re: Is this the end of 'free' press in NZ?

    Clive! You're not suggesting the media is allowing itself to be compromised? That Government is buying favours in order to help it be re-elected at the next election? :eek:

    Doesn't someone on...
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    Re: Is this the end of 'free' press in NZ?

    C'mon guys (Nick and Zippity), both of you are level headed and respected commenters; let's settle down.

    Could we not be asking questions about, the $50 Million handout the government gave to the...
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    Re: Is this the end of 'free' press in NZ?

    A compliant fourth estate that does not challenge a government is frankly just not doing its job.

    Apologies to the apostrophe police ...

    Now corrected ... in mitigation, that stray apostrophe...
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    Re: Is this the end of 'free' press in NZ?

    On a serious note, here's some comment worth taking on board ...


    [Freedom of the press is the right to circulate opinions in print without censorship by the government. An independent press is...
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    Re: Is this the end of 'free' press in NZ?

    I note you stopped short of inciting civil disobedience should those draconian measures fail LOL
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    Re: Is this the end of 'free' press in NZ?

    I'm not sure who or what you may mean when you say "they", I assume you mean the press being the subject line.

    On the other hand, while I agree with you, I postulate it really should be the...
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    Re: Outstanding News

    One assumes this was derived at by dreaming up a use for the liquid.

    Let's be thankful they didn't think of a use for using the by product from the old phrase "s**t a brick"

    :eek:
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    Re: Links in Outlook are no longer working for me

    Thanks Wainui, it did work. The only problem is that as suggested, I am now using Edge and as in most things Micro$oft, I just don't trust them. However, thanks again for the fix.

    :thumbs:
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    Links in Outlook are no longer working for me

    Clicking on links that appear in emails arriving via Outlook are not working. I am able to copy and paste the url to open the files, but that isn't a fix - just a temporary but inconvenient work...
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    Re: Keeping Things in Perspective

    The classic "do as I say, not as I do"

    :devil
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    Re: Alone. Together.

    Fair comment, to each his own. But the only common thread between our two posts are that they are both performed in the ruins of an amphitheater. The what, why, when and who are all worlds apart.
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    The Very Model of a Modern Stable Genius

    A parody taking aim at the 45th (I am a stable genius) President ...

    Click HERE

    Know the tune? Think Gilbert & Sullivan's much loved comic opera "The Pirates of Penzance".

    In the best...
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    Alone. Together.

    Hi guys, I thought you may be interested in this half hour cello concert Ö

    Click HERE

    Performed on April 27th in a live stream from the Pula Arena, Croatia, this is Stjepan Hauserís special...
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    Re: Lockdown Activities

    Nice one, thanks for sharing this. Are you to the east or west of the town (I'm picking the east)?
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    Re: Lockdown Activities

    gary67 ... what an idyllic lifestyle you have (lockdown considerations aside). I'd swap my Ellerslie existence for yours at a moment's notice :)
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    Re: Worldwide Deaths

    If you're talking about my Post #39, what I said was," the elderly's winter heating allowance was unnecessarily doubled - when that could have been allocated to health and education". As a single...
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    Re: Worldwide Deaths

    Gladly, if you do the same. Government debt is not the same as household debt. The "national debt" is an indicative figure one purpose of which is to measure how well the economy is performing, and...
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    Re: Worldwide Deaths

    In reply to Piroska; exactly. At the Venezuelan end of the scale, if you keep spending more than you've got, printing more paper money, scaring off (in the Venezuelan's case because of political...
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    Re: Worldwide Deaths

    And while we're about it, why not remind people of Venezuela, the Socialist dream turned into a living nightmare for millions.
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    Re: Worldwide Deaths

    Piroska actually inadvertently answered that by quoting Bill English in her own post ... in part

    English is right, we'll be paying this back for years and years to come, such incompetencies...
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    Re: Worldwide Deaths

    I presume this quotation from a Stuff opinion piece this morning is where it came from:



    Does this help?
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    Re: Worldwide Deaths

    I'm with the Don on this one ... but not so much 'fake' news, but too often the incorrect reporting of news. Sometimes deliberate, other times because an inability on the part of those in the media...
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    Re: Lockdown? Yeah nah ...

    +1 :thumbs: :)
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