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Who am I?

Guess who the mystery person is using the 3 clues. Include in your comments how the clues relate to the mystery person

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Phil Goff’s gum flapping task force

Mayor Phil Goff today convened the first meeting of the Auckland Mayoral Taskforce on Auckland Housing Supply.

The Mayoral Taskforce will comprise of Auckland Council, central government officials and the private sector. The objectives of the Mayoral Taskforce are to:

1. Identify barriers and constraints to building more homes in Auckland at a pace and scale which meets the demand created by population growth.

2. Identify options and make recommendations to overcome those barriers and constraints.

“Growing by around 900 people a week, Auckland faces severe housing difficulties as the supply of housing fails to keep pace with demand,” Mayor Phil Goff said. Read more »

Weapons grade wailing over US Ambassador to NZ

The left-wing, including an editorial from Jonathan Milne, are wailing at weapons grade levels over the Trump appointee as US Ambassador to NZ.

The man being tipped to be the United States ambassador to New Zealand under Donald Trump supports waterboarding and once won the title of “America’s Sexiest Man”.

Former US senator Scott Brown, 57, also doesn’t appear to have any ties to New Zealand, but he did tell GQ Magazine in 2015 he “always wanted to go”.

Brown has led a varied life, and was a promising basketball star as a youngster before embarking on a military career where he rose to the rank of colonel. He also spent years as a male model in the 1980s.

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The most persecuted religious group in the world is… drum roll please

In 2016 a Christian was killed for their faith every 6 minutes.

…Nearly 90,000 Christians were killed for their faith in 2016, equivalent to one every six minutes, according to a new study by the Italy-based Center for Studies on New Religions (Censur). The annual study, which is set for release next month, also indicated that between 500 and 600 million Christians were prevented from freely practicing their faith.

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