CULTURAL APPROPRIATION OUTRAGE

Periodically we read of a foreign sports team or other group doing a haka, God only knows why as for me it’s arguably New Zealand’s greatest embarrassment. Still, each to their own.

INSANITY

A 29 year old Tongan, Ola Folau, one of a gang of four, launched an unprovoked attack on two brothers resulting in the death of one of them, a notably healthy athlete.

The undisputed evidence is Folau rained a number of punches on the deceased, mostly while he was being held by another of his gang.

BUREAUCRATIC LUNACY

If you think New Zealand’s bureaucracy is over the top, trust me, by Australian standards we’re mere apprentices.

Both in New Zealand and Australia the worst of bureaucratic busy-bodism is not at central government level but is a local government phenomenon.

From the Stuff web-site last week

A heading – “Google billionaire Larry Page is an New Zealand residence”.

AT LAST – A JOB FOR RICARDO MENENDEZ MARCH

Finally. At long last an opportunity has arisen for the abominable little turd Menendez March to do something useful.