[Imported from Whale Oil Beef Hooked on Blogger]
Oh dear, I think Pita Sharples is working up to a new bill to introduce into the house.
Here comes the “Maori Quota for Affluent Areas Act”
If it were true, “why in my electorate are Maori not living in prime locations like Kohimarama, St Heliers, Mission Bay, or conversely, why are Maori concentrated in state housing sectors?”
(By the way Pete, I think Heather’s liking that tiger within)
In other maiden speeches yesterday, it’s good to see Bob the Builder hasn’t lost his charm, despite no clarification about that left testicle:
“When I was 30 I got married,” Mr Clarkson told Parliament. “After 11 years I asked my wife what she wanted for Christmas and she said a divorce. I
wasn’t thinking of something quite so expensive.”
Mr Clarkson, now married to his second wife Martha, also tackled some serious issues, such as roading, but still managed to sneak in some humour.
“Forget speed, that is not the killer. The Right Honourable Helen Clark will confirm that speed does not kill,” he told the House.