Honestly I expected better of Nikki Kaye but I guess once at the cabinet table you’re fully committed to the party line.
Her line for the need for the bill was based on immigration concerns that she was aware of but obviously couldn’t provide any meaningful details on.
Given those seeking to emigrate to NZ are not citizens or residents I naively would have thought the current legislation would already allow the GCSB to provide any material information on applicants to immigration.
(drinking a glass of nipple hill pinot from the wine vault as i type)
I find the Wine Vault a hit or miss affair.
Though it's good have a shop like it 10 minutes walk away.
Requiring more planning is a trip to Fine Wine on Cook St.
Ask for Chris the man is passionate, knowledgeable and bs free.
(Super market pricing, wider selection, range of wines perm on tasting)
I'm reminded of Stephen Fry's comments on columns & columnists in his PODGRAM
Well worth a listen.
Cornwall-Orkney: 50°-59° N.
I'm not so sure the non-commercial issue is that clear cut.
CC have a research project on the matter:
I find myself going totally Victor Meldrew at what TV3 are doing. They are a news organisation that should be seeking out and publicising as much information on candidates as a matter of course.
Instead of getting off their arses and doing journalism - which might create a decent resource - they pull this, which will get a smattering of self serving 'pages' at best.
Smoked mackerel pate on Shetland oatcakes, preferably whilst in Lerwick
Salt cod fritters, preferably in South London
+1 for fresh snapper, just pan fried
just done scallops in a light curry sauce
by crikey what a wonderful waste of time this thread is...
brisbane dance music circa 1978
if saints then clowns
finally for the young man, who should rightfully ignore us all...4 octaves of vocal delight that puts breakin benje to shame...beefheart live on a beach