the flower lady
ew. make it stop.
the difference of my treatment
because super is regarded as something you are entitled to, rather than begrudgingly 'doled' out with suspicion and resentment. At least it provides a good example of how it can be done properly.
Joined up government only seems to work against people not for them
Human Rights Commissioner has his worries on that score.
rather than money in trusts
The dosh hoarded by the uber-wealthy could easily fund a UBI - which has the big advantage of not sitgmatising people when they need income support.
He should simply have been asked: "So, just to be clear, you're now repudiating Don Brash?"
That could have been entertaining, yes.
Taking Fake Offence
No, he was still offended when the cameras stopped rolling.
I wonder if there is scope for certain venues to be given cultural character ratings that allow them to continue for specified uses in return for some form of targeted rates relief?
Sounds promising, so long as what counts as culture is not decided mainly by those who favour classical, ballet and oil paintings - or ballsports - over other forms.
wanted to future-proof the location
Yeah, I don't believe this does what she intended then, as SHA options expire very soon. Perhaps needs some better advice?
Which episode was this?
None. Natural justice meant the story was canned by the show's producer rather than only have Willie Jackson appearing.
it's essentially an employment dispute with an individual employee, right?
If that were the case, they would have deal with it quietly then, not wait a year and use media rather than lawyers. It's Maori establishment politics playing out in a really undignified fashion.