Tag Archives: local politics

Happy J-Day

I just got back from the local J-day in the Octagon in Dunedin 🙂 It was great to sit out in the open & partake with like-minded ‘herbie folk’. Apparently they did get a visit from the local constabulary (as … Continue reading

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opinions

I was discussing the issue of drug reform, it became clear that there is other points/views besides: Prohibition or Legal regulation. There are obviously many who would likely support some level of reform BUT it is not a priority, of … Continue reading

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Vote Apathy

I just read the results from yesterday’s by-election in Mt Albert (Auckland). This came about by the departure of a ‘sitting’ Labour party MP. The ‘ruling’ National party, did not even stand a candidate. The Labour candidate won with about, … Continue reading

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generational change

I grew up in 1970s.. back then we ‘experimented’ with all kinds of substances, including cannabis (aka ‘marijuana’). BUT I see there has definitely been a ‘generational change’ on this issue. Way back when.. we smoked the herb that was … Continue reading

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Prohibition on law reform

I was looking at the NZ laws recently & thought.. what is the thing, that is really being prohibited here ? perhaps.. drugs In recent years there has been quite a bit of discussion; UNGASS at UN, Gen assembly in … Continue reading

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local politics

I just watched a local current affairs story on the upcoming Mt. Roskill (electorate of Akld) by-election.. the extremely disappointing thing; they focused on the ‘big 2’ (Labour & Nats.) & only briefly flashed images of the candidates standing for … Continue reading

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Local election

I see the results of the local city council election has been announced; my first choice candidate (Mr Gray) unfortunately did not make it into a job.. BUT I see a green group got quite a few councillors & I … Continue reading

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