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    Quote Originally Posted by westerly View Post
    What a load of rubbish .NZ was a far happier country in those days . Housing was relatively cheap, there were no homeless on the streets, children were better looked after and then came Prebble, Richardson and there ilk.
    Money became the new god, resulting in the unhappy society that is present day NZ.

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    I seem to remember that before "Prebble, Richardson and there (sic) ilk" - came Douglas!

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    Quote Originally Posted by macduffy View Post
    I seem to remember that before "Prebble, Richardson and there (sic) ilk" - came Douglas!
    British "immigrant union stirrer" Pat Kelly could no longer advise his union members to vote Labour because of Douglas! Labourite David Lange described Kelly as "Gaddafi without the ethnic charm"!

    https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/iobitu...ACXMLOOBMANR4/

    I think much of the move to independent contractors to avoid employment law stemmed from about the time of Douglas.
    Last edited by Bjauck; Today at 02:44 PM.

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