Check out this link below.
We have indeed reached a shocking time with New Zealanders now experiencing a virtually dictatorial government inflicting its agenda on the country. In more even than socio-economic areas, enormous damage is being done because of it.
Most people by now, even many formerly gushing about the wonderful Jacinda Ardern, have taken off their blinkers.
Most New Zealanders long thought we had a democracy – even just a representative one, where, supposedly, electorate MPs, for whom a majority voted at the time, would take the wishes of their constituents with them to Wellington. It wasn’t much – we all knew of the horse-trading behind the scenes where too often the views of the majority of New Zealanders were sidelined.
But now we don’t even have a pretence of representative democracy.
We lost that last pretence when the tattooed minister, Nanaia Mahuta – (is she making a statement?) – moved swiftly to crush New Zealanders’ ability, nationwide, to prevent their local councils adopting racist Maori wards in local body electorates. Our rights to mount referenda were simply speedily taken away.
How many other Western countries would put up with such an outrageous move?
Whether Mahuta was prompted to do so by her coalition ruler, or whether she was acting on her own initiative, is irrelevant – there is no doubt of Ardern’s full backing.
In fact we have a virtual autocracy – government by decree with the pretence only of consultation – as with the ridiculous and duplicitous Three Waters cartoons on television – an insult to the intelligence of the country – designed to make us compliant about basically handing over our water rights to tribal control – with local councils first bribed into acquiescence.
Given our rapidly worsening situation, it is obvious that as a priority, we now need an urgent reform of our political system, as the above Spectator article illustrates. At the moment, we are ruled by political party patsies dominated by agenda-driven party leaders – as we saw, too, under “the smiling assassin”, former National leader John Key, also recognised as completely dominating his party.
In addition, we have highly important decisions made by members of Parliament, upgraded to ministerial ranking, whom we never even elected to parliament – but who gained their seats though List ranking. We are then virtually at the mercy of whatever they decree – as with the unacceptable foreshore and seabed claims.
We not only could be doing much better? We must. And the simplest way to do so is by a provision which the clever Swiss fought to gain for themselves.
Check out the website at the bottom of this Spectator article, and go to How it Works.
The politicians won’t like it. Those media in politicians’ pockets won’t like it. But our children will thank us for it.
There are no catches to this: it really is very simple.
We need enough of us to endorse the 100 Days proposal to reach a tipping point of New Zealanders insisting to our politicians that we are going to have this provision – and that they will get no electorate, nor List votes – unless they support us.
We need financial support to be able to reach as many New Zealanders as possible.
We need you all to help to tell others.
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