Author Archives: Lee Vandervis

No scientific studies for Ivermectin?

https://ivmmeta.com/ Ivermectin for COVID-19: real-time meta analysis of 63 studies, which Professor Ussher seems to have missed, amongst others…

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We need real debate and some balance for the tax-funded onslaught of politics and economics currently pretending to be Public Health.

https://www.odt.co.nz/news/dunedin/%E2%80%98provocative%E2%80%99-covid-posts-%E2%80%98unhelpful%E2%80%99?fbclid=IwAR1cboaj0sKTRFAbhTBS4jZrYbdXtXcJqmATFjC_s_hGfPMuNtQ7McU-9PU

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FaceBook Group ‘Dunedin News Uncut’ have cut the following purely Informational Post, because of feared FaceBook repercussions. Ironic, given the second of the 2 Rights quoted that are enshrined in the Bill of Rights Act 1990.

“Not everyone knows that in NZ you are protected by the NZ Bill of Rights Act 1990 which amongst many other rights includes: 11 – Right to refuse to undergo medical treatment Everyone has the right to refuse to undergo … Continue reading

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It seems that ex Pfizer Vice President does not believe that the Pfizer vaccine is effective, necessary, or safe.

https://freeworldnews.tv/watch?id=6119a5c55f9bed525db38b7f I shared the above post on 3 Facebook groups late last night, Dunedin News, Otago News, and Dunedin News Uncut, and this morning they had all been cut right out, not just the mandatory automatically added ‘f COVID-19 vaccines … Continue reading

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The ODT print my playground sense of Adventure!

https://www.odt.co.nz/opinion/there-lot-be-said-adventure

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Rowan Atkinson gets serious about free speech.

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Tremain again on what’s insane

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Anti-Democratic DCC

Appointment today of unknown unelected representatives to have voting rights on two Council decision-making Standing Committees! Democracy denied by Deputy Mayor Garey saying that “Democracy came from a slave state – Greece”, Cr Laufiso saying that she was “a Communist”, … Continue reading

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Grateful that ODT printed entire opinion piece today.

https://www.odt.co.nz/opinion/vandervis-hospital-car-parking-issues-loom-ahead

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ODT mislead on non-parking issues again

The Court case and the Appeal have been necessary to challenge the DCC bureaucracy’s public attack on an elected representative during an election process, to get rulings on unprecedented uses/abuses of Code of Conduct provisions, and to preserve elected representatives’ … Continue reading

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How much personal abuse and abuse of process should I take?

Yesterday’s abusive accusations included Cr. Benson-Pope calling me “crass”, “boorish” and falsely claiming I told untruths with Mayor Hawkins again failing to keep order. By late afternoon there was no point in my subjecting myself to more. See for yourself. … Continue reading

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ANZAC DAY Brighton Address

ANZAC DAY MEMORIAL 2021 Brighton                                                                                          My name is Lee Vandervis and as one of your DUNEDIN CITY COUNCIL elected Councillors I am honoured to address you on this ANZAC DAY MEMORIAL 2021, organised by the Brighton Club Incorporated.  My thanks … Continue reading

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MORE DAMAGING DCC SPEED HUMPS

Flagging away Brian Stewart’s immaculate Ford GT40 Replica which he built himself over many years, having been inspired at the age of 14 in 1966 when the GT40 trounced the Ferraris at Le Mans, using 3 NZ drivers – Denny … Continue reading

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$100 million DCC Waterworks RENEWALS BACKLOG…

finally admitted in ODT after my questioning, after years of refusing to print the renewals underspend graphs that I presented repeatedly. RENEWALS is what we should have been spending on, and should be spending on now instead of $60 million … Continue reading

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THE HITCH-HIKER’S GUIDE TO THE MAYORALTY – PART 1

The Hitch-hiker’s Guide is an invaluable aid for understanding our Local Government, and for reading between the lines of the ODT. VOGONS RUN THE UNIVERSE: ========================= Our George Street is about to be demolished for a planned cycleway, with just … Continue reading

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Judge Dismisses Code of Conduct Case

In an extraordinary series of High Court decisions Judge Gendall has legitimised new extensions of the DCC internal Code of Conduct process to now allow any member of the public or Council staff to take a Code of Conduct action … Continue reading

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Why lose the NZ Sports Hall of Fame?

My personal view for many years now is that all our publicly-funded Museums, the Chinese Garden and the Art Gallery should all be run and efficiently marketed as an integrated group of Dunedin attractions and facilities preferably with a single … Continue reading

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My Application to the Dunedin High Court against the DCC

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The case against George St pedestrianisation by stealth

Do you want the DCC to borrow $60 million on your behalf for pedestrianising George st to the Exchange?

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DCC DIGS DEEPER INTO DEBT DOO-DOO

Today some Councillors appeared surprised that the extremely expensive UNBALANCED ANNUAL PLAN BUDGET that they [except me] voted for in June has resulted in a $45 million increase in DCC debt that would next year breach our DCC-only $350 million … Continue reading

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