The Internet Loves Tim Shadbolt, but can’t figure him out


Ah yes.  Tim’s in a category all of his own.  And they still love him down in Invercargill

via WIkipedia

via WIkipedia


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  • BJ

    He sure is one very happy and funny man. He deserves a whole ‘Orchard” on his coffin too – when his time is up.

  • Vlad

    I would much rather have him than Len Brown

    • Honcho

      Same here, rather have a mayor who is a clown, then a mayor who is a joke.

  • The reason he talks like that is that English is not his first
    language…he was raised with a Dutch background and so took on English
    later into his childhood…hence why his inflections are as they

  • Pissedoffyouth

    Even stoned he still does a better job then anyone in the Hamilton council

    • Hazards001

      He has written a book already…check out bullshit and jellybeans by Tim Shadbolt..probably not topical now but was a good giggle in it’s day.

  • Paddy Lewis

    He could write a book “How Not To Run Local Government” or “Public Excluded: My Special Quiet Time.” Other than profile, he has done SFA for Invercargill. Governance is non-existent down here.

    • Callum

      In local government governance is non existent EVERYWHERE.

    • Pissedoffyouth

      The only governance Invercargil needs is Tim to show up with a Swappa somewhere on a Saturday night