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Ain’t Misbehaving – just trying to protect Dunedin Citizens’ assets.

Showing more respect to MP Mahuta is not something I intend to do, since she has lost my respect over her 3 waters asset grab, first by promising Councils they could opt-in or opt-out, and when 60 of 67 opted … Continue reading

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Election only 6 months away in October

I intend to make myself available for election again for both Council and for Mayor in the hope of being able to affect a positive DCC course-correction that will bring back Democracy instead of party political agendas that threaten the … Continue reading

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Melbourne has had many bike lanes for many years.

Push to remove Melbourne’s bike lanes https://www.3aw.com.au/push-to-remove-melbournes-bike-lanes-to-return-city-to-its-former-glory/?fbclid=IwAR1wFhgeRuhf4jajFuDK1BQ_uMjbBE_Vw8SmmaTsZJKjKC99S_IlYJBdsSM

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Need to leave one ways alone and undo changes

The ODT have printed my letter to the editor in full! Dear Editor, We need to keep the One-Way system as one way obviously, as NZTA/Waka Kotahi have explained, but to suggest that our One-Way works perfectly well as Cr. … Continue reading

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$2.5 million per year just to avoid making an inevitable decision? It is my unpopular duty to let Dunedin people know how far gone options are for the Middlemarch track. Can anybody suggest where the first $20 million might come … Continue reading

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3 Waters Reform reasons not factual.

This from ex-Southland Regional CEO Ciaran Keogh: abridged to meet FB word limit. Sent: Thursday, 21 April 2022 3:14 p.m. To: morgan.godfrey@otago.ac.nz Cc: j.ardern@ministers.govt.nz; opinion@stuff.co.nz; rebecca.ryan@oamarumail.co.nz; Christopher.Luxon@parliament.govt.nz : re your 3 waters article in Stuff 21 April Kia ora Morgan … Continue reading

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Sammy’s.

Sammy’s should never have been purchased without a clear intended use, especially since Council does not own the land under it and Council seems not to have explored earthquake, asbestos and other issues with the building prior to purchase.It is … Continue reading

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Comparing Dunedin with other NZ Cities

Good that Dunedin residents feel their quality of Life to be good, second only to Wellington. But look at the real data – Export Revenue and Business Growth – and we are bottom of the list. Dunedin needs to face … Continue reading

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Local Democracy vs central government/Iwi control.

We have lost Local Democracy and look like having control of our multi-billion$ 3 Waters Infrastructure taken from us as well. MP Mahuta’s promise of us having the ability to opt out of her 3 Waters asset grab was shamelessly … Continue reading

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Again the ODT falsely claim my court action against the DCC was about an unpaid $12 parking ticket. I had in fact overpaid my parking time, the $12 was never demanded, never appropriate and never paid.

The issues began with a DCC customer services employee refusing to record the Identification Number of a faulty parking machine that I went to get sorted [it soon was], then my complaint to DCC Management of the employee not doing … Continue reading

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My cheaper underpass than flyover suggestion for our dangerous Pine Hill road/Great King St intersection.

From: Lee Vandervis <lee@vandervision.co.nz>Date: Monday, 7 March 2022 at 7:25 PMTo: Grant Miller <grant.miller@odt.co.nz>Subject: FW: Great King/SH1 from Pine Hill intersection grade separation Hi Grant, Not wishing in any way to have pre-empted Cr. O’Malley’s $400 million plus massive multi-lane … Continue reading

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Why is this superb Ivermectin news not all over the media? “There is no money in it”

Check my difficulties getting my doctor’s Ivermectin prescription supplied in my FB post of 12th October 2021. And note that the ODT again smeared me with false claims that I was promoting a horse medicine.

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Rodney Hide thinks the Protestors have already won. The Mandates must end. Over two years New Zealanders have lost so much (see Freedom of Choice below) Is it too soon to move forward, together?

https://www.bassettbrashandhide.com/post/the-protestors-have-won

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It took my objection, a number of hours, and for the video below to go viral before Facebook reversed its decision and allowed the video to reappear on my page :<)

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Facebook has instantly deleted the following post from my page with this:

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Car-cancelling madness

Not content with wasting $60 million turning George st/Exchange into a cycleway and wasting a further $53 million on ‘park-and-ride’, ‘way-finding’ and ‘traffic diversion’ projects to empty our city centre, our DCC Chair of Infrastructure now wants to throw a … Continue reading

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The tide of tyranny in finally turning.

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DCC Meeting attendance prevented

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Mayoral Mandate?

Organised resistance to the forced takeover of Dunedin’s $2.5 BILLION water assets by a self-selected 50% Iwi elite is ‘futile’ according to our Mayor. Not surprising when Mayor Hawkins unsuccessfully tried to get Council approval for his letter to MP … Continue reading

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Our Ministry of Health withdraws its own recent advice to Doctors because it misrepresents Government segregation Policy.

Thursday, 9 December 2021 Paper Vandervis used often misrepresented: MoH By Grant Miller91468 News Dunedin Lee Vandervis. PHOTO: ODT FILESA document Dunedin city councillor Lee Vandervis relied on to argue against Covid-19 vaccine passes was revised by the Ministry of Health because … Continue reading

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