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Another guy our dim-witted medai adore. Why?
Why do we never hear anything of substance out of all the Waitangi Day speeches most of us are not there to hear in person? Isn’t that what reporters are meant to be for?
All I have heard about is Hone and his unpleasant rellies and some old chap predicting an earthquake in Wellington.
I suspect Peter Williams’ uncharacteristically forthright comment on One News last night that “it would be nice to see a few more white faces [and other non-Maori citizens]” on Te Tii Marae in future raised a few eyebrows. Fair comment, but until some of the heat is taken out of the people’s reception there I can’t see it happening.
So Waitangi day for NZ is the media giving the oxygen of publicity to the Haraweras. Nothing else, as their protests become more and more violent and offensive. Perhaps we should rename the day Harawera day if the media think the Haraweras are that newsworthy.
[DPF: Presumly for the 99.9% who are there, and not Harawiras]”
David, your reply, although very quick, does not answer the question.
Why the fuck does your beloved leader go kowtowing to a bunch of stone age tribalists who hate everything that this country used to stand for in order to be reviled, lectured to and insulted?
This man is, by his spineless PC grovelling, is virtually telling the whole world that the his nation has failed. By continuing to go to this bloody meeting house he is literally inviting the maoris to ritually abuse the WHOLE COUNTRY, using him as a conduit for their outrageous bullshit. Jesus, he’s giving them our bloody beaches and seabed and billions of dollars; what more do these fuckers want?
Nice one, you cunt (yeah yeah… add demerit points here).
Yes Rex, I would defend their right to protest too. But that’s no reason why Key should go out of his way (literally) to give these people a ready made platform to abuse him and our country on their own turf on NZ’s own national day. This makes our very claim to nationhood a ridiculous laughing stock.
Key’s approach to the activists seems to be to give them enough latitude to marginalise themselves. They seem to be doing an excellent job of it. Meanwhile the more moderate see Key and National as viable partners. Commonsense in action really. Seems like a very effective strategy.
Meanwhile the more moderate see Key and National as viable partners.
Why wouldn’t the racists partner with Key if they appear to gain in abundance for their votes in Parliament? What has the Maori Party done to show its true interest in the welfare and advancement of all New Zealanders?
It is simply another party founded along racial lines and prepared to look after its ilk. Period.
Hatfield the racist can NOT be in parliament unless as a leader of a party of 1 .. a Jimbo Anderton type.
Politics is a game of compromise .. Hatfield wants everything .. no compromise so goodbye, fuck off, see ya later. Back to the loud hailer Johnny with your dip shit nephews
Looking at history,most other tribes trust the Harawiras about as much as I trust fat barstard not to eat my lunch.
The fact that the rest of native new zealand havent forgot the way they treated them in past history ,having been en slaved,stripped of posessions and more often than not eaten.They ruled by fear and the club,later the musket ,bullies then and now.
My wives family hate them with a passion,make no mistake their hatred is real and constant,makes me proud to be associated with her IWI.
Yes Rex, I would defend their right to protest too. But that’s no reason why Key should go out of his way (literally) to give these people a ready made platform to abuse him and our country…
Oh I agree with you entirely, Dave. If he felt he had to go, then politely ignoring them would have been the appropriate response not (as I understand he did) holding hands like a nervous schoolboy on a first date.
As for the line between protest and Bolshevism, I think that gets drawn after they take up arms and storm Government House, not when they’re waving flags, banners or, for that matter, their bare arses.
“As for the line between protest and Bolshevism, I think that gets drawn after they take up arms and storm Government House, not when they’re waving flags, banners or, for that matter, their bare arses.”
Well then you’ve clearly got a lot to learn about Bolsheviks.
Mr Robert Black 12:55 pm. Yes, that’s just what they are. However the Socialist media gives them a free pass, because only white people can be racist in their view. It’s time to dump Waitangi Day, and the treaty industry. Dump all the racist laws too. Replace Waitangi Day with ANZAC day. It would be a sure vote winner with any party that picks up the idea.
So, what is supposed to be our “national” day (what ever that means) is in fact the Haweria family day out in front of the cameras. Fuck that. Why fucking bother. National should abolish Waitangi Day and just allow employers to give an extra day of annual leave. And avoid the unemployed in Northland when they are not alseep or tending to their cannabis crops an opportunity to show their ugg boot classness-less
In fact, I’m really fucked off. I am a Kiwi. Why should a bunch of no hopers who have actually installed a racist into Parliuament have all the fun. Hone’s black motherfuckers are not allowed in Island Bay. This is my patch you mo’fucker. And it will cost media $1,00 in “koha” to come out here, (GST free if you are Labour. and no other tax)
Robert, are you suggesting they should suicide bomb, if so, tell them all the white mother fuckers are in waipa sawmill village, tell them to group up out there and take all the bombs and set them off.
The historical record is that the English imposed their system of governance, their rules, their people. To a revisionist this may be an inconvinient truth but the reality is the Westminster system is in essence rascist and discriminatory.
Another statistic not observed by correspondents on this page is that in New Zealand the population is overwhlemingly of English origin who enjoyed unprecendented privileges when settling in New Zealand, ie state houses, cosy govt jobs, easy access to finance. In a modern contemporary setting this would not be tolerated.