“One good thing about giving your cat a bath, is that it builds trust between you and your animal.”
Oh the irony…now David Fisher, clearly a “decent journalist, trained and skilled” is lecturing people on how to spell Kim Dotcon’s name….and gets one word wrong. His use of “spelt” though is arguable by grammar fetishists.
— David Fisher (@DFisherJourno) May 21, 2013
No David you can’t be taken seriously.
After all the hissy fits by the left wing and a serious PR campaign aided and abetted by elements in the media on behalf of Kim Dotcom, the GCSB has been cleared of any law breaking.
No one can question the credibility of the Inspector-General, though I am sure some will try. He is a former New Zealand Solicitor-General and former High Court Judge who was appointed Inspector-General by Helen Clark.
Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security Paul Neazor has cleared the Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB) of illegal spying on New Zealanders.
Mr Neazor was asked to conduct an inquiry into potential breaches of the GCSB Act after Cabinet Secretary Rebecca Kitteridge’s report on the bureau’s compliance with legislation raised concerns about 88 instances where the GCSB had spied on New Zealanders.
“The Inspector-General formed a view that there have been no breaches, although the law is unclear and the Inspector-General recommends amending it”, GCSB Director, Ian Fletcher said in a statement. Read more »
Further to my earlier post about the Young Nat remit, a reader emails:
Picking up on your blog on this. Your readers may be interested to know how successful remits are at National Party conferences.
Last year, a remit from the Young Nats (if I recall correctly) asked that the requirement for employers to collect and pass on union fees be removed from the law. The remit passed at the Northern Regional Conference and then passed UNANIMOUSLY on the plenary floor of the annual conference here in Auckland.
Where has that got to? Is Simon Bridges doing anything about that? Read more »
Henare O’Keefe - Well respected Hastings District Councillor.
Meka Whaitiri is one of the potential candidates being talked up to put her name forward – and her credentials extend far beyond her links to Pania of the Reef.
She is chief executive for Ngati Kahungunu Iwi – that’s the tribe on the East Coast. Read more »
Someone has finally found a good use for a cat…and they are selling it on Trade Me.
It is good to see people really trying hard to come up with good uses for cats other than slaughtering wildlife.
Top marks to this seller for his enterprise. Read more »