City Mission

Every year, more people want free food

The Media Party is once again ramping up their pimping the poor stories for Christmas.

And once again they are making claims that hordes of people queuing up for free food is an indication of poverty and struggle when it really only shows that the bludging mentality is strong amongst many of our population.

With just seven days to go before Christmas, record queues of desperate Kiwis have become a permanent fixture outside the Auckland City Mission. This year, the aid organisation has seen the largest numbers of people seeking help and an alarming number of “first time” clients requesting food parcels and presents for children.

Auckland’s City Missioner Dame Diane Robertson said a third of people were making contact with the mission for the first time. ?? Read more »

Boag snatch to fund Sky City blowout?

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There?s a new candidate for who is paying Michelle ?The Boagan? Boag and her offsider Cedric ?Senile? Allan for their campaign to snatch $2.1 billion in Vector shares from the people of Auckland and South Auckland to give to Lyin? Len Brown?s council.

Whaleoil still doesn?t quite believe it but it?s overloading the tipline so here goes: The theory is it?s SkyCity casino. Here?s why it could be true.

Since Friday SkyCity has been saying it needs another $130 million from the government to build its new National Convention Centre. Or else it?ll pull out of the deal. The government has to make the SkyCity deal work because all the rest of its convention centre plan is falling apart.

Steven Joyce seems to be saying he?ll open up some of his trough but not for the full $130 million and wants Auckland ratepayers to front up with the rest. ?

In a world first, everyone from Lyin? Len to Dick Quax have lined up and told Joyce to shove it. (The one exception is Cameron ?Mr Fiscal Responsibility? Brewer who sounds like he?s had too many nights in the SkyCity corporate box.) Read more »

Who is paying for the Boagan’s $2.1 BILLION snatch?

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Everyone smart is running a mile from Michelle ?The Boagan? Boag?s plan to snatch $2.1 billion in Vector shares from Aucklanders and South Aucklanders to give to Lyin? Len Brown for him to build his trainset.

But one question is still be to explored. Who is paying The Boagan, 60? And who is paying her offsider Cedric ?Senile? Allan, 102?

These people don?t do anything for free. The Boagan even got Doug Myers to pay her when she was running for National Party President.

The tipline is running hot with theories. Read more »

Christmas Countdown: Boagan Dwarf Three – Michael “Dopey” Barnett

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Michael “Dopey” Barnett

There’s still six days until Christmas but the early presents for Whaleoil readers keep on coming. ?Today’s gift is a cracker – ?the story of Boagan dwarf number three, Michael ‘Mayoral-Wannabe’ Barnett.

Auckland readers will of course know Mr Barnett as the face of the Auckland Chamber of Commerce. ?If you don’t really understand what the organisation does, fear not you’re not alone. I?can happily confirm their key role is to organise business lunches and breakfasts. ? Kim The Clown Campbell is a regular attendant. ?The Mayoral Wannabe actually celebrates his 25th anniversary at the Chamber this year. ?What better way to party than to steal a cool $2.1 billion off the people of Auckland. ? ? Read more »

Christmas Countdown: Boagan Dwarf Two ? Kim “The Campbell Clown” Campbell

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There?s a bit of a change of plan.? Kim ?The Campbell Clown? Campbell made such a goose of himself on Larry Williams last night we?re looking at him today rather than Michael Barnett.? But don’t worry, we will deal with all The Boagan?s friends soon enough.

For those just catching up, the story goes like this.? It looks like Michelle ?The Boagan? Boag is working for someone like Hawkins to try to get Lyin? Len?s trainset underway sooner rather than later.

The Boagan and John ?The Dining Table? Collinge, now 104, have a decades-old feud with Warren Kyd and other members of the Auckland Energy Consumer Trust (AECT) ? the outfit that owns $2.1 billion in Vector shares in trust for the people of Auckland and South Auckland, and which pays them a Christmas dividend of $335 a house each September. Read more »

Christmas Countdown Special: EMA reaps what it sows

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EMA boss Kim ?The Campbell Clown? Campbell can?t be too much longer in his job.

Members of the EMA board have called the tipline begging not to be included in the Christmas Countdown series.

They reckon they didn?t know anything about what The Campbell Clown was up to when he decided to launch a campaign to steal $2.1 billion in Vector shares from the people of Auckland and South Auckland and cancel their $335 Christmas dividend and give the shares and money to Len Brown so he can build his trainset.

They didn?t know The Campbell Clown had come under the spell of Michelle ?The Boagan? Boag.

Well it may be too late for the EMA board.? Look what fell off the back of the bus: ? Read more »

Christmas Countdown: Boagan Dwarf One – Heather Shotter

 

Wait until I get my mitts on your cash

Wait until I get my mitts on your cash

Heather Shotter is the first of Michelle Boag?s ten dwarfs.

The Shotter?s an old, old mate of the Boagan?s, a keen gardener and a big fan of immigrants.

She was a PR flack at Sky City and moved up the ranks to become head of operations. Coincidentally, she got in a relationship and later married its CEO Evan Davies. Unfortunately the marriage didn?t last as long as it might have. Still, The Shotter?s come a long way for a girl from the Hawke?s Bay.

Now her close connections with the city?s most powerful men and women have landed her a job with the ?Committee for Auckland? over which The Boagan has influence.

And now The Shotter?s signed up her ?committee? to support The Boagan?s plan to take the $2.1 billion in shares off the Auckland Energy Consumer Trust (AECT) and cancel the annual $335 Christmas bonus it pays to every house, flat and business in Auckland and South Auckland.

They?ve got Kim Campbell?s EMA to back the confiscation and theft as well.

The Boagan, The Shotter, and Campbell want the $2.1 billion in shares to be given to Lyin? Len Brown?s Auckland Council.

The plan is that Lyin? Len would then sell the $2.1 billion in shares that had been stolen from Auckland energy consumers to pay for his trainset.

You are reading this right: The Boagan, Shotter, Committee for Auckland, EMA plan is to confiscate $2.1 billion in privately owned shares, give them to Lyin? Len and then try to get him to sell them, including to the people they stole them from.

National rising star Jami-Lee Ross puts it best: ?Surprised by EMA’s stance on AECT. When was the last time a business lobbyist called for a $2 billion private asset to be nationalised???

So who is The Shotter?s ?Committee for Auckland?

Here?s the truth: it?s mainly a front for Lyin? Len himself. ? Read more »

Christmas Countdown: The Boagan Who Wants To Steal Christmas (and her Ten Dwarfs)

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Whaleoil is launching a new series today. It?s called the Christmas Countdown and we?ll be introducing you to a whole lot of Michelle Boag?s friends this side of Christmas.

It seems like the Boagan has a new client. Is it John Collinge continuing his boring feud with Warren Kyd? Or a construction company like Downer, Hawkins, Fulton Hogan or Fletchers? ? Read more »

The Press continues pimping the poor

Seems The Press are at it again?

One woman The Press spoke to claimed to have been sleeping in Wainoni Park intermittently for two weeks, with her 19-month-old son. Heather Te Wani said while awaiting a Housing New Zealand property, she had been staying with her aunt, whose house was now undergoing earthquake repairs.

Her aunt had moved in with relatives and there was no room for her and her son, Manaaki, she said. Te Wani had been sleeping under play equipment in the Hampshire St park as she felt she was exhausting offers from friends and family, and did not “want to be a charity case”.

She bundles Manaaki in blankets in his pram on her nights in the park, and then lies on a blanket beside him. She tends to stay awake most nights to look out for her child, and an ex-partner visits during the night to keep an eye on the pair, she said.

Te Wani spends her evenings at the house of a friend, who she pays $40 a week for meals, before returning to the park or – if she has an offer at the time – another friend’s house to sleep.

Manaaki has respiratory problems, and she has pancreatitis due to a history of heavy drinking.

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Maybe we should have a ‘luvvies tax’ here

There is some merit in implementing a ‘luvvies tax’ like that suggested by Toby Young at the Telegraph after a bunch of ‘luvvies’ made a video chastising the government for not implementing a Tobin Tax.

[T]he most objectionable thing about this video is the notion that a bunch of luvvies possess the moral authority to chastise bankers, politicians and the rest of us for not giving?even more?money?to the European Union. David Yates, the film’s director, was at the helm for the last four Harry Potter movies and has a “first-look” deal with Warner Bros. I would conservatively estimate his total earnings over the last decade at over ?25 million. Very few “greedy” bankers earn that kind of money. If Yates and other Hollywood types are genuinely concerned about “extreme poverty” and “climate change”, why not campaign for a Luvvie Tax? Better yet, why not cut out the middle man and simply donate 0.5 per cent of their earnings directly to the EU? I’m sure Jos? Baroso can find a good use for it. A new fleet of?Mercedes S400 BlueHybrids?for European Commissioners, perhaps.

I’ve never understood why showbusiness types think their political views should be taken seriously simply by virtue of their fame and fortune. What insight do members of the entertainment industry possess that members of the financial services industry lack? What’s the chain of reasoning here? I’m on telly a lot, therefore I’m wise? You may disagree with the Chancellor’s views about the Financial Transaction Tax, but at least he’s a member of the elected government of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Who elected Bill Nighy to speak for the people of Britain? I mean, apart from Richard Curtis?

Do me a favour Nighy, Yates and all the other Labour luvvies involved in this “campaign”. If you want to create jobs, take early retirement.? Read more »