DEMOCRACY in NZ. MP Sue Kedgely castigates NZ Government

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Tim Lynch

New Zealand prides itself in being the 1st country on earth to enable indigenous peoples to vote in elections, males obtaining this in 1867 and NZ was also the first country to allow women to take the initiative and claim their right to vote as well, in 1893.

And so we in this country are proud of our democratic heritage and in many ways can be seen as the oldest democracy on earth.

But things have changed markedly. Now note that the opposite is happening and we are now giving away democracy and we NZers especially Joe Sixpack and partner Carolyn Cardigan are allowing it, without caring or even wanting to know anything about it!

Imagine to my horror seeing the courageous and passionate Green member of Parliament, Sue Kedgely standing up in parliament stating that there has been a 'coup detat' in this country that has been sponsored by the National Party of NZ, the government of the day with its cohort the ACT party and that it had been specifically approved by the NZ Prime Minister John Key.

This is in relation to a Government Bill that is being rushed through Parliament to sack the democratically elected Canterbury Regional Council, that governs water rights to the Canterbury region. She also stated that this follows closely behind the governments decision to undemocratically dissolve 4 democratically elected councils in the Auckland region and make them into one, overriding both democratic and ethical considerations and running this process in the interim with unelected appointees.

This to NZers is not what 100s of thousands of NZ men in two world wars and other smaller wars went overseas to defend.

We are a country of free people who believe in the power of the ballot box and this is being taken away from us with virtually not even a murmur… Why are we silent about this?

Look carefully at this VIDEO on the Green party website and you will learn a great deal about parliament and the emptiness of what is happening.

How many politicians have stated that there is a "coup-detat" happening in NZ before?

Post Script:

This piece from the husband of my cousin.

Note that: The NZ Law Society complained to the United Nations that our present Government is failing our Democracy. How is it that a conservative body such as the NZ Law Society should engage in such an action?

Dame Anne Salmon




Tim Lynch

Tim Lynch

Tim Lynch, is a New Zealander, who is fortunate in that he has whakapapa, or a bloodline that connects him to the Aotearoan Maori. He has been involved as an activist for over 40 years - within the ecological, educational, holistic, metaphysical, spiritual & nuclear free movements. He sees the urgency of the full spectrum challenges that are coming to meet us, and is putting his whole life into being an advocate for todays and tomorrows children. 'To Mobilise Consciousness.'