Flying sex toys, cultural clashes and political leaders being left out in the rain. Waitangi managed to descend into a circus, even after Prime Minister John Key ditched the event for rugby league. Rain dampened down the usual protest clashes, but a lone-heckler still took a shot at National - spicing up what was a relatively uneventful day.
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Kramer is like a Terry Richardson parody, "Feel the beat Scroll down to watch some live action, well, action. Their victory dance in Hong Kong this year went viral, with about 3, news websites sharing the glorious soggy-pecs-filled pictures.
The woman who threw a dildo at National Party's Steven Joyce at Waitangi says she will attend this year's commemorations despite being trespassed by police. Christchurch activist Josie Butler took to social media on Monday morning to say police had visited her home last week and banned her from attending celebrations at Waitangi. She said the purpose of her trip was to honour and explore her whakapapa.
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The former National Party leader was barred from speaking at Massey University after Thomas cited security concerns — but documents released under the Official Information Act reveal a different story this morning. The most infuriating thing here is that the bloody VC has managed to make a sad old bigot like Brash a fucking free speech hero! Brash IS evil and there are plenty of good reasons to despise him and protest him and speak forcibly out against him!
In itself that is utterly extraordinary. Christ almighty I wish the Woke would go back to sleep. Less virtue signalling and more actual virtue thanks.
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It was a hot and sticky night with far too many people crammed into a small hall in Orewa, north of Auckland. It was 15 years ago last week that Don Brash rose to speak, using an autocue which seemed out of place at the Rotary Club. Brash was the leader of the National Party and gave a speech entitled Nationhood which saw his opinion poll ratings soar and the following year saw him taking National from its worst ever defeat under Bill English two years earlier, to almost beating Helen Clark.
They licked their wounds after disaster inbut the Nats also learned from Labour's over-confidence in that freakish election. Today, playing babysitter to Don Brash's dysfunctional party may seem tedious, but it's a burden National will bear if figures show it can't govern alone. Political scientist Raymond Miller says John Key's advisers are painfully aware minor parties swallowed 38 per cent of the vote after Helen Clark said in she'd rather govern alone than form a coalition. Even National backers are often loath to see a return to the dark days of one-party rule.